Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at El Paso Electric. We provide an excellent opportunity for growth along with competitive compensation and benefit programs. Click below to learn more about El Paso Electric's full-time, part-time and internship opportunities.

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Contributing to our communities is an important aspect of El Paso Electric’s corporate purpose. One of the ways we do this is by offering internships to college students who are interested in the energy sector. Explore the links below if you’re interested in participating in our internship programs.

Grid Internship Program

The Grid Internship Program is designed for undergraduate and graduate college students. This program provides relevant and practical power industry work experience, including discipline-related assignments, training, and peer-collaboration opportunities. Click below to learn more about our Grid Internship opportunities.

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Summer College Internship

This paid program recruits seniors and graduate students from colleges and universities throughout the country who have a vested interest in the power industry and intend to return and work in El Paso or Las Cruces upon graduation.

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Doña Ana Community College & Western Tech Lineworker Certification Internship Program

Train on the frontlines and gain safe, hands on experience with seasoned experts and line crews. This is a paid cooperative learning opportunity to fulfill the internship requirement for the Electrical Lineworker Certification Program.

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El Paso Electric is a vital and stable utility company in the southwest with over 100 years of history. We provide a competitive benefit package which includes the following:

  • Medical
  • Prescription
  • Dental
  • Life
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pension Plan
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Out of Area Medical Travel Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays (8 1/2)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Wellness Employee Program
  • Incentive Cash Awards
  • Annual Company Picnic
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Corporate Fitness Discounts
  • Employee Discount Program

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

El Paso Electric is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to age, disability status, national origin or ancestry, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, workers’ compensation status, veteran status, military service, genetic information, citizenship, familial responsibilities, or any other legally protected status.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

For more information click on the following links:

  EEO is the Law
  Wage and Hour Division’s FMLA
  Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
  Employee Polygraph Protection Act

Accommodation Request/Accessibility

El Paso Electric Company is committed to complying with all applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended (“ADA”), and applicable state and local laws. It is the Company’s policy not to discriminate against any qualified person or applicant with regard to any terms or conditions of employment on the basis of such individual’s disability. Consistent with this policy of non-discrimination, the Company will provide reasonable accommodations to an individual with a disability, as defined in the ADA or applicable law, who has made the Company aware of his/her disability, unless doing so would cause an undue hardship to the Company. If you are an applicant and need a reasonable accommodation when applying for job opportunities within the Company or request a reasonable accommodation to utilize the Company’s online employment application, please contact

Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation for applying for a specific posted position will be responded to. Requests will be kept confidential and shared strictly on a need-to-know basis only.


El Paso Electric participates in E-Verify, a federal program that helps to certify that employees are eligible to work in the United States. To learn more about E-Verify please visit

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Attention: Human Resources
PO Box 982
El Paso, Texas 79960

Phone: (915) 543-5711
Fax:      (915) 521-4787

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