Why Crescent

Crescent Electric Supply Co (CESCO) is a full-line distributor of electrical, electronic, automation and voice data products with more than 140 locations in 28 states. Crescent Electric is one of the largest electrical distributors in the United States with a history dating back to 1919.

The effort, input and dedication of our employees provides the foundation for Crescent Electric’s continued prosperity. And we are committed to attracting and retaining the best, most highly motivated workforce in the industry.

We encourage employee input and the contributions of people at all levels of the organization are valued. This engagement with our employees enables us to constantly improve our internal processes, management practices, and the services we offer our customers.

The Company was founded in 1919 by Titus B. Schmid and continues to be owned by the Schmid family. We are managed by a professional executive team and a diverse board of directors who make solid business decisions based on the company’s best long-term interests.

Crescent Electric is recognized as a leader in the industry and is one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the U.S. With 140 locations in 28 states, the company offers a wide range of career development and advancement opportunities for our employees, many of whom have been with the company for more than 20 years. We take pride in the fact that employee referrals are our number one source of new hires.

All employees experience our healthy company culture:

  • Hard work and accomplishment
  • Direct, open and honest communication
  • Conducting business in an ethical way
  • Autonomy and decision making authority at the local level
  • A commitment to quality
  • Giving back to our local communities

Crescent Electric offers competitive pay and benefits and we are committed to employee training, development and promotion from within. We encourage you to visit the Open Jobs section of the website to review current employment opportunities.

Employment opportunities are available in:

  • Management
  • Sales
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Project management
  • Quotations
  • Warehousing
  • Delivery
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Auditing

Commitment to Diversity

Crescent Electric is committed to providing our employees with a safe and respectful workplace where high value is placed on equality, fairness, respect, courtesy and dignity. We promote an environment of inclusion where all individuals are able to thrive and contribute to the success of the business.

As a company, we consider respect for diversity an integral part of our core value system—fundamental to how we treat employees, serve customers and relate to the communities in which we work and live. Our commitment to diversity is based on the simple principle of treating others as we would wish to be treated. We have a culture of caring where unique perspectives and contributions are valued, without regard to individual traits such as age, gender, language, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical disability, citizenship status or other characteristics.


Crescent Electric Supply Co. does not accept resumes from recruiters or employment agencies without pre-approval. Any resumes received from an unapproved vendor (or a candidate who is referred by an unapproved vendor) will be considered unsolicited and will become the property of Crescent Electric Supply Co. Recruiters and employment agencies will receive no payment from Crescent Electric Supply Co. for unsolicited resumes.