Industry Leaders In Power Infrastructure Since 1977

Our Mission is to provide our clients with premium high-voltage construction services.

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18119 Theater Road, Brainerd, MN 56401

High Standards.
High Quality.
High Satisfaction.

National Conductor is dedicated to continuous improvements for safe and successful projects. We strive to deliver unparalleled quality construction services to both our clients and the industry every day, on every project.

Our Capabilities


Ensure reliable electrical infrastructure with expert design and installation of substations, switchyards, and wind farm collector systems ranging from 12.5kV to 500kV.

Isolated Phase
Bus Ducts

Simplify and streamline isolated phase bus duct installation with our convenient, turnkey approach.

and Wire

Trust in high-quality and experienced bus and wire systems welding for projects of all sizes–ranging from 69kV to 500kV.

and Inspection

Prevent outages and improve performance with borescope inspections, electro-silver plating, and cryogenic cleaning.


Our team is on the leading edge of effective renewable energy focused projects. We are  working with the environment in mind.

A Message From Our President

For a great portion of my career I was able to work alongside my father and National Conductor Founder, Scott Zahn. I immersed myself in every aspect of the company–learning the ins and outs of the business and absorbing his values and teachings. As President of National Conductor, I continue to live by those values and share them with our clients through our work and service.

"To be successful you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart” is the most important value my father taught me. It’s also how our entire team approaches work–with dedication and passion for what we do—every day. Since 1977, National Conductor has completed more than 1,000 projects across the United States—on time and within budget.

When you work with us, you’ll see that we’re not just a run-of-the-mill contractor. We value our people and the experience, expertise, and service they bring to you, our clients. Many of our staff have been with us for over 25 years, making our business feel like a family. Together, we work hard to complete your project safely while staying on time or ahead of schedule. It’s how we do business today, and how we’ve done business for nearly 50 years.

Thank you for visiting. I invite you to learn more about National Conductor and see how we can help with your next project.

Tyler Zahn


Recent Projects

An Inside Look at Our Work

Join The National Conductor Team

We build Substations, Switchyards, Wind Farm Collector systems and install and maintain Isolated Phase Bus Duct nationwide. We are a signatory IBEW contractor whose home union is Local Union 160, Minneapolis, MN.

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