PayneCrest Electric

Founded in 1954 David Payne, President

For more than 60 years, PayneCrest has excelled at delivering complex industrial and commercial electrical installations. Ranked among the top 50 electrical contractors nationally by Engineering News Record (ENR) in 2014, PayneCrest has succeeded by understanding customer needs and deploying an engineering-driven approach, delivering thoughtful solutions. The firm actively pursues and delivers high risk projects other contractors avoid. Since 2002, PayneCrest has earned honors for safety and delivery 21 times in the Associated General Contractors (AGC) Keystone Awards.

PayneCrest’s dependable award-winning performance includes the following services:


PayneCrest traces its roots to serving automotive plants in the 1950s. It has excelled in new construction and executing precision in highly coordinated retrofits.


From luxury high-rise hotels to retail to utilitarian data centers, PayneCrest effectively manages labor and originates new technology and engineering solutions that are optimally cost efficient.


PayneCrest provides a full range of electrical networking and systems integration services that include:

  • Structured Cabling Systems
  • CCTV Systems
  • Paging / Mass Notification System
  • Nurse Call Systems
  • Audio / Visual Systems
  • Fiber Optic Distribution
  • Access Control / Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Fire Alarm
  • Distributed Antenna Systems
  • More



When deployed on projects from start to finish, building teams leverage the full benefits of PayneCrest’s design/build services that deliver thoughtful engineering solutions.


PayneCrest’s turnkey services optimize complete engineering plans or finish incomplete plans in the field to ensure the highest functionality.


Advanced manufacturing has come to rely on PayneCrest’s dependability. Fortune 500 companies in the aerospace, automotive, chemical, packaged goods, pet food, pharmaceutical, utility industries and more are among PayneCrest’s longest-tenured clients


PayneCrest understands and deliver all levels of electrical infrastructure, from 480V to 35kV high-voltage substations and switch stations to renewable energy projects, including large and complex solar fields for public and private customers.


PayneCrest’s highly attentive maintenance services include 24/7 emergency response, preventative maintenance, and renovations.

PayneCrest also has an unmatched diligence to safety and can offer customers access to more than 400 OSHA 30 certified electricians.

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10411 Baur Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63132