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Border States: It’s Your Future, Own It

Own Your Future

When you work at Border States, you’re more than an employee—you’re an owner. That’s because we are one of the largest 100 percent employee-owned companies in America.


Border States Own Your Future

Our employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) provides a means to accumulate an ownership interest in Border States. Being an employee-owner means having a stake in the company and an opportunity to share in the rewards of its success.


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.

Border States Footprint Locations

Opportunities include:

  • Accounting
  • Customer Financial Services
  • Engineers and Specialists
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Inside Sales
  • Inventory, Pricing and Purchasing
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Office
  • Operations
  • Outside Sales
  • Supply Chain
  • Warehouse and Delivery


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It’s your future, own it!

BSE supplies products and services to construction, industrial and utility customers. The 100 percent employee-owned company is rated the eighth largest electrical distributor in the U.S. by Electrical Wholesaling magazine. BSE has more than 2,200 employees and 95 branches in 18 states. Corporate headquarters are located in Fargo.


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Border States in the News:

BSE Ranks in Top 50 Best Places to Work in Upper Midwest
BSE Named 2016 Live United Leader of the Year
Shealy Electrical Received President Award
Border States Donates to the National Sisterhood United for Journeymen Linemen
In Review: Border States Solutions and Technology Expo
Border States Receives 2016 AD Giving Back Award
Western Extralite Receives Leviton President’s Award
Border States Gives Vets the Green Light
Border States Electric supervisor recognized with Patriot Award
Border States Honored with Pro Patria Award
BSE Named Industry Supplier of the Year
All Gave Some, Some Gave All: Honoring Service Men and Women
Top Three Best Places to Work
ESOP Company of the Year 2013
30 Under 35 Rising Stars
Trailblazer Awards 2013