FAQs

Jobs at EPE

How do I search for open jobs?
All open jobs are displayed through the “Career Opportunities” link. Open positions are updated as they become available. Please check the website frequently for changes. When you find a job that matches your experience, education, and talents, click the on the job title and press the “Apply Now” button. If you are interested in more than one position, be sure to submit your resume for each separate position.
I am a student considering a future career at El Paso Electric. What courses should I take, or what major should I choose?
El Paso Electric employees represent a wide variety of disciplines from business administration, engineering, accounting, and finance.
Is the El Paso Electric Company an Equal Opportunity Employer?
El Paso Electric does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, or sexual orientation.
How many employees work at El Paso Electric?
El Paso Electric employs approximately 1,000 employees.

Job requirements

Do I need to be eligible for employment in the United States to work for El Paso Electric?
Yes, you must be eligible to work in the United States when you apply to work for the El Paso Electric Company.
What is the minimum age for employment at El Paso Electric?
You must be at least 18 years of age.

Submitting your application

After I submit my application, what happens next?
Once you have filled out your application and completed any necessary pre-assessments, You have successfully submitted your job application. Each resume if reviewed by our recruiting department and those candidates that meet the job qualifications will be contacted for an interview.
What information is required to apply for a position?
After clicking on the job title you are interested in, upload your resume and complete the brief form including name, e-mail, and contact information. After you’ve completed this, press the submit button. It should take approximately ten minutes to complete. We encourage you to add any information relevant to the position you are seeking not only in your resume, but also in the cover letter section of the resume submission process.
What if I do not have access to submit my resume online?
Only resumes submitted electronically through El Paso Electric’s online system will be considered for any open positions.
How long after submitting my resume can I expect to hear from El Paso Electric?
After your resume is submitted, El Paso Electric recruiters review with great care each resume for those resumes that meet job requirements and essential job skills. Those resumes that are considered the best fit are contacted for an interview.
I need some assistance with the online application process. Whom can I contact?
For assistance in completing your application online, e-mail careers@epelectric.com.
How do I apply for more than one position?
You may apply to multiple positions at El Paso Electric, please be sure to submit your resume for each position you are interested in by clicking on the job title(s).
Will I be at a disadvantage if I apply for several positions at the same time?
Not at all! You may apply for as many positions as you see fit, given your experience and qualifications. An El Paso Electric recruiter will review your resume and contact you if your background and skill set match the position(s) you have applied for.
Is there a way to check the status of my application online?
At this time, you are not able to check the status of your application online. You will be contacted by an El Paso Electric recruiter should your background and skill set match an open position.
Does El Paso Electric accept resumes from agencies?
El Paso Electric does not accept resumes/C.V.s from headhunters or suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us. Any resume received from a headhunter or an unapproved supplier is considered unsolicited, and El Paso Electric Company will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.
I submitted my resume online. Should I follow up with a paper copy?
A paper copy (via fax or US mail) is not necessary or advantageous after you have submitted your resume online. The online submission process was specifically designed to provide the applicant with quick entry into our active applicant database.

Benefits

What benefits does El Paso Electric Company offer?
Full-time employees (working 40 or more hours per week) may be eligible to participate in our benefits program including: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance; Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance; 401(k) Plan; Flexible Spending Accounts; Long-Term Disability; Employee Assistance Program; Paid Time Off; Paid Company Holidays; Tuition Aid Reimbursement; and Company Sponsored Pension.
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Internships

As a college student, I’d like to apply for an internship. How do I go about doing that?
Each internship offers valuable educational and practical work experience that enhances your chosen field of study and prepares you for the future with El Paso Electric or other career endeavors. Not only are these positions a great learning opportunity, each student also earns a salary while part of the internship program. El Paso Electric offers internships as they become available throughout the year and these are posted through the “Career Opportunities” link. Please check frequently.