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Quanta Services Engineer, Electrical Distribution in San Antonio, Texas

About Us

PAR West, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), is an industry leader in all aspects of outside infrastructure, electrical, gas, and telecom construction. Our reputation as solution providers has been consistently applied across all our service offerings. Our innovative and forward-thinking teams bring decades of experience to every project.

We offer a full range of construction services and solutions for substations, overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines, maintenance, startup, associated communications, energized services, emergency storm restoration and assessment, and engineer, procure and construct (EPC) services.

About this Role

PAR Western Line Contractors, LLC (dba QUES) safely provides engineering, procurement and construction services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power, oil, and natural gas industries. QUES has the knowledge and expertise to handle a full spectrum of projects. From the most straightforward, single-component installation to the most complex, multi-state project, QUES handles the job safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively. We are looking for an Electrical Distribution Engineer to provide engineering, design and drafting in the preparation of all projects assigned. They will also provide assistance/direction on engineering projects and establish priorities, while providing innovation to support the long-term vision of the department and company. QUES offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive pay, and growth potential.

What You'll Do

  • Evaluate electrical power systems and design overhead/underground replacements per utility standards.

  • Develop/modify accurate estimates and engineering drawings using Bluebeam (PDF Software), AutoCAD and/or GIS software.

  • Meet with manager, engineers, and colleagues to review status of each project and determine an appropriate course of action.

  • Visit site to determine the condition of existing utility infrastructure and collect necessary information for each project.

  • Coordinate ROW acquisition, planning, and design functions through regular project updates for schedule adherence and work forecast.

  • Additional duties as needed and/or assigned.

What You'll Bring

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical, Structural, Mechanical or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited institution.

  • Ability to write business correspondence and communicate effectively.

  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other managers, clients, customers, and local permitting agencies.

  • I.T. certification or passed the FE examination.

  • Prior internship with an electric utility.

  • One or more years of electric utility experience.

  • Experience working with AutoCAD.

  • Experience with SPIDAcalc, O-Calc Pro, PoleForeman, and/or PLS-CADD.

  • Working knowledge of distribution engineering software tools.

  • Working knowledge of OH and UG fiber optic and other telecommunication distribution

What You'll Get

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident

  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts

  • PWR Discounts (Flight Tickets, Amusement Park Tickets, Nike)

  • Group Discount (Pet Insurance, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance)

  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching

  • Short & Long Term Disability

  • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

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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CategoryElectrical Designer

Position TypeFull-Time Regular

LocationUS-TX-San Antonio

Workplace TypeOn-Site