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Lea County Electric Cooperative, located in Lovington, New Mexico, serves portions of three counties in New Mexico and portions of three counties in Texas including three residential towns, and the oilfield and farm/ranch communities. The Cooperative has 4,275 miles of lines (338 miles of transmission) with 16,180 meters.

Lea County Electric Cooperative, Inc. (LCEC) was incorporated in 1949. Headquartered in Lovington, New Mexico, the Cooperative energizes over 15,000 meters in areas of Southeastern New Mexico andWest Texas in portions of six (6) counties: Chaves, Eddy and Lea Counties in New Mexico and Cochran, Gaines and Yoakum counties in Texas. We have nine (9) dedicated trustees who along with management and employees have led LCEC through changes and growth. LCEC is a member of Western Farmer's Electric Cooperative, a generation and transmission cooperative, located in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Primary load is oilfield, commercial, irrigation and residential.

Working for Lea County Electric Cooperative is a great opportunity to serve your community and to develop a career.

We are a private utility owned by the members/consumers we serve. While deeply rooted in traditional values, the Cooperative is constantly striving to meet the growing needs of our members/consumers through innovative technology and a service-oriented staff. We have a special appreciation for people willing to commit to teamwork and quality service.

The Cooperative offers competitive pay, benefits and provides great educational development opportunities. As an equal opportunity employer, we aim to provide a work environment for employees that fosters fairness, equity, and respect for social and cultural diversity and that is free from unlawful discrimination and harassment Click here to view our Statement of Nondiscrimination.



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Lea County Electric offers a competitive salary and benefits package. To apply, come by or call our main office in Lovington, NM, or one of our district offices in Tatum, NM, or Plains, TX.

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This Institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer