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Quanta Services Sr. Planner in Upland, California

About Us

PAR Western Line Contractors, LLC (dba QUES), a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), is composed of some of the most highly qualified professionals experienced in all aspects of engineering, designing, asset management, and construction management for the electric utility and other industries. We are a highly mobile and flexible team with the ability to service every area and region within our customers’ area of operation. With over 700 employees and growing, we have thousands of years of combined electrical utility experience to draw from when committing to provide our clients with a wide range of utility services.

About this Role

PAR Western Line Contractors, LLC (dba QUES) 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 projects, QUES handles the job safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively. We are looking for a dynamic individual to add their technical expertise to our Upland Design Team. The successful candidate possesses five or more years of experience in Electrical Utility Distribution Design, Transmission Design, Distribution Line construction, or Electrical Engineering discipline.

What You'll Do

  • Interface with utility and construction personnel on a daily basis

  • Accurately design distribution equipment and facilities

  • Input customer, project, and billing information, and maintain customer communications

  • Ensure safety, construction standards and local regulations are met

  • Consult with Engineers and other personnel to prepare design drawings and modifications as required

  • Prepare design drawings, calculations, and bills of material from engineering documents associated with the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of various engineering projects

  • Prepare scaled work order maps using computer aided design software such as AutoCAD/ Map3d, Blue Beam, ArcMap

  • Draw map(s) using the correct mapping symbols, call-outs, decals, proper tie downs, etc.

  • Implement Engineering redlines with accuracy and completeness prior to completing the drafting/drawing

  • Complete engineering functions and calculations based on field information and redlines quality control/ Engineering (i.e., cable pulling, voltage drop, flicker, utilizing station sheets, etc.).

  • Input pole loading information in software based on field information, and provides possible resolution to structure

  • Prepare joint utility use authorizations based on field information and redline from the Engineer

  • Consult with Engineers and other personnel to prepare design drawings and modifications as required

  • Additional duties as needed and/or assigned

  • Work a minimum of 40 hours a week on a regular basis, up to 50 hours, with possible overtime

What You'll Bring

  • Ability to read an interpret tech specifications

  • Working knowledge of Power Distribution engineering software tools are highly desirable and preferred

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models (PLS-POLE, TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, AutoCAD, MicroStation)

  • Familiarity with local regulations and guidelines

  • Experience in writing and providing support documentation for engineering calculations

  • Familiarity with design codes and standards such as WAC, NESC, IEEE, ANSI, IBC

  • Familiarity with construction & constructability practices, principles and standards

  • Demonstrated experience with drafting and design practices and related engineering practices

  • Demonstrated experience reviewing rough sketches, drawing specifications, and creating conceptual drawings in computer aided design software

  • Demonstrated experience finalizing engineering product drawings with critical dimensions, performance specifications, and quality specifications in compliance with design standards and procedures

  • Demonstrated experience conducting quality review on designs, checks for inaccuracies, omissions or compliance issues and providing recommendations

  • Ability to demonstrate effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills

  • Detail oriented

  • General computer skills (email, Microsoft Office)

What You'll Get

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans, Critical Illness, 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

Compensation Range

The anticipated compensation for this position is USD $45.00/Hr. - depending on experience and qualifications.

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