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Border States Electric

Private Energy - Utilities - Gas - Electric Industrial Manufacturing 2,500 - 5,000 Employees Headquartered in Fargo, ND 19 Active Jobs

Since 1952, when two entrepreneurs founded Border States to serve the electric utility industry, we’ve grown into a product and supply chain powerhouse. Today, our more than 2,200 employee-owners provide products, materials management solutions, and delivery and logistics expertise to tens of thousands of customers across diverse industries.

Career Opportunities

Join our team as one of the largest independent electrical distributors in the nation. We're always looking for the best talent to join our team. If you want to excel in a rapidly changing industry and use your skills to make an impact-become an employee-owner. Check out our opportunities at

Mission and Values

For our customers, it means delivering total satisfaction with our products, services and solutions. We believe that excellent service is not doing one thing well but doing everything well. Whether our customers visit us to pick up some simple hardware and fasteners or work with us to upgrade their entire electrical grid, we’re dedicated to adding value to their experience through innovative products and exceptional service.

For our employee-owners, it means being empowered to respond quickly with customer-focused solutions. We own 100 percent of our company - so all of us value the creativity and decisiveness that help us grow. It means being the right person for the career and knowing it.

For our manufacturer partners, it means sharing a commitment to provide excellent service and innovative solutions for our customers. We value strong, responsible business relationships with our vendor partners—we rely heavily on them for quality products and exceptional services because these are exactly what our customers expect from us.