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Quanta Services Protection and Controls Engineer in Converse, Texas

About Us

Established in 1993, Power Engineering Services, aQuanta Services, Inc.(NYSE:PWR) company, is a technical service organization specializing in commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for utilities, industrial, governmental and commercial clients. We are in Converse, TX with clients throughout the United States as well as internationally.

PES performs electrical system analyses, along with acceptance and maintenance testing of electrical distributions. Our professional staff has contributed to the successful completion of major generation, distribution, and commercial projects throughout the world.

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

The Protection and Controls Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining protection and control systems for electric power systems, including substation protection systems. They will have extensive knowledge of protection and control system components, including relays, circuit breakers, transformers, and instrument transformers.

The engineer will also be responsible for analyzing and evaluating protection systems to ensure compliance with industry standards and to improve system reliability. PES is looking for someone who is willing to take lead and develop processes with PES Engineering Management to grow P&C capabilities of engineering department.

Location: Dallas/Fort Worth | San Antonio/Austin | Greater Houston

What You'll Do

  • Design, develop, and implement protection and control systems for electrical distribution.

  • Perform engineering studies to determine the appropriate settings and configurations for protective devices to ensure system stability and reliability.

  • Conduct fault analysis and protection coordination studies to identify and correct system vulnerabilities.

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards related to protection and control systems.

  • Prepare technical reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders.

  • Supervise junior engineers and technicians in the design, installation, and maintenance of protection and control systems.

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license preferred.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong knowledge of protection and control system components, including relays, circuit breakers, transformers, and instrument transformers.

  • Familiarity with in dustry standards and regulations related to protection and control systems, such as IEEE and NERC standards.

  • Experience with SCADA systems and software.

  • Versed in Allen-Bradley PLC Programmable Controller products and software.

  • Familiar with common system analysis and contr ol software such as SEL AcSELerator QuickSet, Digital Substation Integration (DIGSI), GE Multilin EnerVista Software Suite, etc.

  • Ability to perform Short-Circuit, Coordination, and Arcflash studies with analysis software such as ETAP, SKM, etc.

What You'll Get

As a Quanta Services employee, we offer a wide range of benefits to fit your needs.

  • 401(k) with immediate matching and vesting

  • Fully comprehensive benefits packages; Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Your choice of PPO, HSA, FSA

  • Short term and long term benefits

  • Employee discounts on consumer goods

  • 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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CategoryField Operations

Position TypeFull-Time Regular


Workplace TypeField-Based