About Burns Electric

Burns Electric is a family-owned business that started in 1982 installing underground services for a local utility company in Des Moines, Iowa. Since then, we have grown into one of the leading providers in Central Iowa of large-scale overhead and underground distribution, transmission, streetlight, sports lighting and substation construction. All services are offered 24-hours a day.

Meet Our Staff


Mike Burns - President

Jeff Burns - Executive Vice President

Denise Allgood - Office Manager



Origins of Burns Electric

Harold Burns became the founder of Burns Electric at its start working for a utility company.

Harold Burns - Founder

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