Advisor – AMI & Grid Infrastructure Modernization

Quanta Technology is an independent technology, consulting, and testing company providing business and technical expertise, along with advanced methodologies and processes, to utilities and others in the power and energy industries. Our mission is to provide unparalleled value to our clients in every engagement across the value chain by using advanced software and hardware, laboratories, and custom tools for a holistic approach to practical service and the most insightful thought leadership in the industry.

At Quanta Technology, our people define us. We value a company culture based on core values of diversity, teamwork, respect, accountability, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit. Not only will you get the chance to work alongside industry thought leaders, but the opportunity to become a thought leader yourself. We’re focused on creating an environment committed to employee growth. That is achieved by ensuring a quality workspace, allowing flexible schedules, and through our training & mentoring programs. Quanta Technology is committed to an equal-opportunity workplace.

Join this dynamic team and help us make a difference in realizing the electrical AMI grid of the future and water and gas Advanced Metering Infrastructure solutions!

POSITION OVERVIEW

The AMI Advisor will work closely with and learn from Quanta Technology’s team of industry-leading advisors and technical experts as they provide AMI and Grid Modernization consultation for Grid of the Future solutions that are not only technically robust but also practical to implement. With an approach to creating and leveraging AMI customer satisfaction, long term relationships and best-in-class methodology, our team supports clients and long-term partners in solving the toughest challenges facing the industry today.

This is a critical AMI practice position within Quanta Technology and is reserved for people with the passion to build an AMI practice that addresses the challenges of the Electrical Grid, conserve was /gas and improve the Customer service Utilities provide their customer.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Practice Development / Expansion – Sales/Business Development activities to grow the practice meeting booking and revenue targets.
  • Industry Participation / Recognition – Promote Quanta Technology’s AMI expertise including electrification, distributed energy, demand response and energy efficiency experience.
  • Leverage existing client contacts to grow all Quanta Technology Practices.
  • Present individual and overall, Quanta Technology competencies and offerings to customers.
  • Customer Focus – Working knowledge of core utility and AMI processes including:
      • Use Case Development
      • Feasibility Studies
      • Cost Benefit Analysis
      • Deployment & Planning
      • Field Operations
      • Customer Operations / Billing
      • Supply Chain and Logistics
      • Asset Management
      • Network Operations
      • Electric Distribution Systems / Automation
  • AMI technology and System components experience including but not limited to:
      • Meter Data Management (MDM)
      • Head End (HES)
      • Communications, specifically communications technology types and networks including Public Cellular, Radio Frequency (licensed and unlicensed), and Private LTE
      • Metering Technology
      • Customer/Back Office Integrations
      • Field Operations
      • Analytics
  • An understanding of how AMI data and functionality can be used to support future/other digital grid initiatives
  • Project Management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Leadership and Technical expertise in the utility industry as demonstrated by previous experience, projects, involvement in technical societies, and/or patents
  • Degree in Engineering or another relevant technical field
  • 10+ years of experience with
      • Utility operations
      • Electrical Power Systems or Water / Gas Distribution Systems
      • Business Development
      • AMI Solution Architecture
      • Practice development

SKILLS & SYSTEMS

  • Business Development and Customer management
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse and inclusive space
  • Ability to work in a face-paced team dynamic
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Etc.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Professional Engineer (PE or P.Eng.)
  • Graduate Degree in Engineering or another relevant technical field
  • Experience in energy efficiency, demand response, and/or distribution automation

LOCATION

Quanta Technology has offices in Raleigh, NC, Markham, ON, Lombard, IL, and San Clemente, CA. We offer remote and hybrid employment that supports a blend of in-office and remote work.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Working conditions are normal for a professional office environment. Work may require overnight national and international travel.

 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.  The employee may be asked to perform other job-related duties as required.

At Quanta Technology, we offer a challenging and rewarding work environment where our employees are encouraged to grow and develop their skills. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all individuals and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team and possess the required qualifications and experience, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

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