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SUMMIT Electric Supply Overview

Albuquerque, NM
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year


Summit Electric Supply is an independent, privately held wholesale distributor of industrial electrical equipment and supplies ranging from basic commodities to sophisticated electrical components. Examples include: motor control, distribution, wire and cable, cords, lighting ... Read more

Mission: Summit is dedicated to serving our customers by adding superior value with our industry expertise, innovative systems and commitment to them, serving our associates and their families by providing opportunities for associates to grow, advance and secure a prosperous future ... Read more

SUMMIT Electric Supply Reviews

  • "Caring company with a great plan for the future"

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    I have been working at SUMMIT Electric Supply full-time (More than 5 years)


    I have been with Summit for almost 5 years and have had multiple different roles throughout the company. The leaders truly invest in the associates and take your goals and aspirations into account when making decisions. I believe that the vision and plan for the future of Summit is heading in a great direction.


    Summit's leaders are very passionate about the future of Summit and will occasionally clash with each other over what to prioritize when moving forward on various projects and initiatives.

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SUMMIT Electric Supply Photos

SUMMIT Electric Supply photo of: Associate Donations to local food bank
SUMMIT Electric Supply photo of: Group effort! Summit associates preparing truck for delivery.
SUMMIT Electric Supply photo of: Summit associate loading packages on delivery truck.
SUMMIT Electric Supply photo of: Teamwork! Summit associates wrapping a pallet to prepare for shipment.
SUMMIT Electric Supply photo of: Summit associate packaging product for shipment.
SUMMIT Electric Supply photo of: Summit associate receiving a delivery.
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SUMMIT Electric Supply Interviews



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Getting an Interview




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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Albuquerque, NM
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2+ weeks. I interviewed at SUMMIT Electric Supply (Albuquerque, NM) in May 2013.


    The first interview was a phone interview with HR. Nice guy, we talk for about 30 mins.. He schedules an in-person interview, which is only with him (I.e. HR). This interview is comprised of a basic skills assessment (pretty much an IQ test) and standard HR situational and behavioral questions. I am told I would probably be a good fit for this team. We then set up an interview with the team. That interview takes about three hours. In that time, I speak to the hiring manager and a member of the software team. The hiring manager asks typical HR-themed questions (behavioral, situational). The software person grills me on technical details and asks questions about my development philosophy. I am told that the whole team is not present for the interview, and that they will probably schedule another "short" interview when the team is back. So a third interview is set. In the meantime, I am sent a technical test to complete, which I complete and return. When I return for the third interview, I spend about two and a half hours talking to the technical team. Two weeks then go by, and I am told they do not want to hire me.

    Interview Questions

    • The question was regarding Git, a distributed version control system: merge or rebase?   1 Answer
    • A question about databases: how would you go about normalizing the database? I had never received formal training in database administration, but had they asked me how I would organize the fields and tables of a database to minimize redundancy and dependency, I would have had a better answer. So I guess that it my fault for not knowing the terminology.   1 Answer
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SUMMIT Electric Supply Awards & Accolades

  • Best On-boarding /Orientation Solution - Designed by Associate Rob Clark, International DevLearn 2015 Conference, 2015
  • Victor R. Jury Jr. Named “Top Performing CEO”, NM Business Weekly, 2012
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