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Career Opportunities


Some of the best, brightest, and dedicated people have chosen to serve their communities and develop their careers with us. We have employees who have been with the co-op more than 40 years, and we think that says something!

Wharton County Electric Cooperative employs close to 40 people, many of whom live in the communities that we serve. Among them, you’ll find a wide range of skills that are essential to providing a critical need in our community: electricity. We employ linemen, member service representatives, IT personnel, communications staff and more. 

Here are just a few reasons why choosing to be a part of the WCEC HOME TEAM is a great idea!

  • We have a small, family-friendly atmosphere. But we are also part of a large cooperative network in the state and nation, which offers training opportunities and tools to help you do your job well.

  • We value each person and the role they play in delivering exceptional service to our members.

  • We give back to our communities. WCEC has an active community service program, provides scholarships to area students and donates to local nonprofits.



  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401K Plan

  • Medical Insurance

  • Vision and Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • Shirly Stubbs Feinstein Scholarship - The Shirly Stubbs Feinstein Scholarship was initiated in 1987 by Frank N. Stubbs, General Manager of WCEC from 1967-1987, in memory of his daughter Shirly Stubbs Feinstein. The scholarship is available to the children of WCEC employees. Since the formation of the scholarship, 50 children of WCEC employees have received the scholarship. 





Wharton County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (WCEC) is accepting applications for the experienced position of JOURNEYMAN LINEMAN.  WCEC is located in El Campo, TX, one hour SW of Houston. Duties will include all facets of electric lineman work including on-call participation.  Applicant must be able to report to the WCEC headquarters from their permanent residence within 30 minutes while adhering to posted speed limits.  We offer an excellent benefit package and competitive salary.  Applicants must possess a minimum high school education or equivalent.  Please send resume to Diane Barger, WCEC, P.O. Box 31, El Campo, TX  77437 or  Inquiries about this position can be directed to Chris Cavness or Wesley Lange at 979-543-6271.   

Download the job application here!



Equal Employment Opportunity

Wharton County Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis or on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status or any other status protected by state or local law in employment or the provision of services.

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