Oncor Partner Suppliers


Oncor Partner Suppliers


Would you like to partner with Oncor? If you are a minority- or women-owned supplier of goods or services, we'd like to know about you. Please register so we can determine what opportunities may be a good match.


As part of our commitment to strengthening the communities we serve, we seek qualified suppliers that are certified minority- and woman-owned businesses as well as small businesses. Oncor holds our suppliers and contractors to the same standards and quality that we have for ourselves.


Oncor champions a progressive supplier diversity initiative that strengthens our dedication to the economic development of our customer communities. The initiative has the endorsement and support of the highest levels of the Oncor management team.


Oncor participates in activities, organizations and programs that support small, minority and woman-owned businesses. 


Working with Oncor Strategic Sourcing and Procurement, all company business units are responsible for administering and implementing supplier diversity.

Oncor has a long-standing history of supporting supplier diversity. Our progressive and robust initiative to invest in MWBE companies broadens the economic vitality and prosperity of the communities we serve.


Oncor, CEO

Every day, Oncor demonstrates the very real strength of its commitment through the growth, development, and utilization of rich variety of businesses that help us serve our customers in the best way possible.

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Oncor qualifies prospective suppliers using guidelines from the National Minority Supplier Development
Council, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council and the U.S. Small Business Administration.

National Minority Supplier Development Council: A minority-owned business is a for-profit enterprise—regardless of its size or where it is physically located in the United States or Trust Territories—that is 51 percent owned, operated, and controlled by minority group members, defined from the following:

  • Asian-Indian - A U.S. citizen whose origins are from India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh.
  • Asian-Pacific - A U.S citizen whose origins are from Japan, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan,
    Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, the Philippines, Thailand, Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Trust
    Territories of the Pacific or the Northern Marianas.
  • African American - A U.S. citizen having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.
  • Hispanic - A U.S. citizen of Hispanic heritage, from any of the Spanish-speaking areas of the
    following regions: Mexico, Central America South America or the Caribbean Basin only.
  • Native American - A person who is an American Indian Eskimo, Aleut or Native Hawaiian, and
    regarded as such by the community of which the person claims to be a part.

Women's Business Enterprise National Council: A woman-owned business enterprise is an independent business concern that is at least 51 percent owned and controlled by one or more women who are U.S. citizens or legal resident aliens. The business must be formed in and maintain its principle place of business in the U.S. or its Trust Territories. Its management and daily operation is controlled by one or more women owners.


U.S. Small Business Administration: As defined by the Small Business Act, a small business concern is,
"one that is independently owned and operated and which is not dominant in its field of operation."

  • Small business - Depending on the industry, "small" is defined by either the number of 
    employees or average annual receipts of a business concern. Click here for the website
    reference for size standards by NAICS code.
  • Small disadvantaged business - A small business that is at least 51 percent owned, operated,
    and controlled by one or more individuals who are both socially and economically
  • Woman-owned business - A small business that is at least 51 percent owned, operated, and
    controlled by a woman or women. 
  •  Veteran-owned business - A small business that is at least 51 percent owned, operated, and
     controlled by one or more veterans.
  •  Service-disabled veteran-owned business - A small business that is at least 51 percent owned,
     operated, and controlled by one or more veterans with a service-connected disability.
  •  HUBZone business - A small business operating in a "Historically Underutilized Business Zone."
     HUB zones are defined here.


When our use of diverse suppliers is limited by changing supply chain strategies, we may be unable to directly buy from these firms. In this case, the Oncor Second Tier Initiative allows us to engage diverse suppliers as subcontractors or project partners. We invite your participation.


The Oncor Omnis Award Recognition Program recognizes individuals, groups and businesses that make
significant contributions to our supplier diversity initiative throughout the year. The program 
includes internal recognition of Oncor employees as well as external recognition for suppliers and 


At an annual recognition ceremony, we present "Omnis" awards in the following categories:

  • Omnis Supplier Award for Excellence - Presented to diverse suppliers in honor of service excellence, support, and commitment to supplier and workforce diversity, and commitment to the community. 
  • Rising Star Award - Presented to a new Oncor supplier that exhibits the potential to become an Omnis supplier in the future.
  • Group Award - Presented to a business that has consistently been progressive and successful with their supplier diversity commitment.
  • Partnership Award - Presented to a non-MWBE supplier that supports our efforts through multi-tier participation, sponsorships, mentoring and more.