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Quanta Services Electrical Engineer in Arlington, Texas

About Us

NorthStar Energy Services, aQuanta Services, Inc.(NYSE:PWR) company, is based in Channelview, TX and provides engineering, design, procurement, construction and support services to the chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, oil & gas, bulk storage and terminal industries throughout the country. We offer individual project services as well as turnkey EPC project implementation.

NorthStar possesses the skills and expertise to self-perform the design and installation of civil, structural, mechanical, piping, electrical, and instrumentation systems throughout a broad array of industrial applications.

Joining our team means being part of an organization that values drive and inclusion. We focus on career development and reward excellence, recognizing each team member's unique contributions. We're at the forefront of powering modern life. Discover how your skills and dedication can make a real difference to us.

About this Role

JOB TITLE:Sr. Electrical Engineer, P.E. NorthStar Energy Services is seeking an experienced, skilled, and enthusiastic Engineer to join the Professional Engineering Consulting team. The successful candidate will work alongside an experienced team of professional engineers and designers who specialize in Energy Projects.

POSITION SUMMARY:The Engineer for this position will be responsible for the development of design parameters including design concept, engineering criteria, equipment and instrumentation specifications, equipment selections, code interpretations and analysis as it pertains to the design of Energy Facilities.

What You'll Do



  • Electrical

  • Independently perform engineering analysis/calculations and facilitate design activities necessary to successfully execute the following Electrical elements:

  • Area Classification Studies

  • Arc Flash/Short Circuit Studies

  • Protective Relay Coordination Studies

  • Large Motor Starting Studies

  • Electrical System Modeling utilizing ETAP

  • Interconnect Wiring Diagrams

  • Electrical Power Distribution and Control Equipment Sizing

  • Voltage Drop Calculations

  • Motor Control Schematics

  • Application of Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

  • One-Line Diagrams

  • Conduit/Cable Schedules

  • Conduit Design (AG, BG)

  • Point-to-Point Wiring Diagrams

  • Lighting Design

  • PLC Loop Wiring Diagrams

  • Equipment Grounding Design

  • Electrical Equipment Specifications

  • Electrical Load Analysis

  • Independent technical review of project PPFDs and P&IDs

  • Familiarity and experience in the application of the following codes/standards:

  • Title 49 CFR Parts 190-199

  • IEE

  • IES

  • NACE

  • NEMA

  • NFPA 70 (NEC)

  • API RP 500

  • AGA XL101


  • Conduct quality review of drawings to ensure compliance with safety-first design practices, company standards and applicable industry codes.

  • Coordinate and communicate project-specific deliverables with team members of all disciplines

  • Research, review, and design integration of Company Standards, Municipality Requirements, and Regulatory Codes as it pertains to project deliverables

  • Perform independent QA/QC of drawing deliverables

  • Review other discipline deliverables to ensure design is properly executed and aligns with project objectives

  • Perform field related work to obtain design pertinent information as needed

  • Review and respond to project RFI’s throughout project-life

  • Review third-party vendor drawings to ensure compatibility with intended design

  • Experience in field site assessments

What You'll Bring



  • US citizen or Permanent Resident

  • Select candidates will be required to participate in an in-person technical interview.


  • Extreme attention to detail, process orientation, and relentless focus on accuracy with a sense of urgency towards project objectives.

  • Strong work ethic and ability to establish priorities among project deliverables.

  • Self-directed and self-motivated with the ability to work independently or with engineering and design teams of other disciplines.

  • Ability to react promptly and efficiently shift priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written as well as presentation skills


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Preferred:

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the State of Texas

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in the following software/programs:

  • ETAP, SKM, or equivalent

  • AutoCAD

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in midstream energy or petrochemical sector

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

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Position TypeFull-Time Regular


Workplace TypeOn-Site