• Transmission Engineer

    Transmission Engineer Quanta Technology is looking for either entry-level or experienced engineers to join our dynamic transmission engineering team. The successful candidate must perform at an engineer capacity. Under close supervision, the role requires performing power network modeling and analyses that requires knowledge and expertise of power generation and transmission principles. The engineer is expected to contribute towards the successful completion of a range of projects that include, but are not limited to power system planning studies involving steady-state, short circuit and dynamic stability, Generator and Renewables Interconnection, Power System Economics, and Market analysis. Key Responsibilities Management of budget, schedule, and quality to ensure successful completion of power system studies projects. Perform complex research and develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Perform power systems analysis including transmission planning and feasibility studies to analyze the impact of proposed generation expansion on the transmission system. Perform steady-state load flow analysis for system intact and contingency conditions. Analyze any limiting constraints such as thermal overloads and arrive at recommendations for the transmission upgrades based on various build-out configurations and cost estimates. Develop dynamic models for conventional and inverter-based resources. Prepare generation Interconnection studies per ISOs/RTOs requirements. Develop detailed transmission system models in the EMT software (PSCAD, EMTP-RV). Perform electromagnetic transient analysis such as TRV, switching surge, lightning, TOV, and insulation coordination. Develop an understanding and comply with the Transmission and Regulatory quality program Perform detailed market pricing analysis and economic forecasting and resources revenue calculations Support continuous improvement and team management efforts Project Coordination: Shares and coordinates information with other team members. Client Focus: Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain an understanding of the external client’s main interests and drivers. Risk Awareness:  Identifies technical, practical and economical project risks. Minimum Qualifications Requires a Master or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering. Steady state, Transient stability, Short circuit Python, C, MATLAB Familiarity with one power-flow study software (PSSE, PSLF, PowerWorld, TARA, DSATools) and one EMT software (PSCAD, EMTP). RTO/ISO market pricing structures and processes Excellent communication, presentation, and facilitation skills GRIDVIEW, PROMOD, GEMAPS, Plexos V&R, Aspen, Quanta Technology, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, offers a diverse and collaborative working environment, competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package. Quanta Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Apply online at www.quanta-technology.com  

  • Transmission Planning Engineer

    Quanta Technology is looking for talented engineers, entry-level to experienced leaders, to join our growing transmission consulting practice. The role requires performing power network modeling and analyses based on knowledge and expertise of power generation and transmission principles. The candidate is expected to contribute towards the successful completion of a range of consulting projects focused on power system planning studies involving Steady-State, Short Circuit and Dynamic Stability, Generator and Renewables Interconnections, Power System Economics, Market analysis, and Grid Resilience.    Key Responsibilities Management of budget, schedule, and quality to ensure successful completion of power system studies projects. Perform power systems analysis including transmission planning and feasibility studies to analyze the impact of proposed generation expansion on the transmission system. Perform steady-state load flow analysis for system intact and contingency conditions. Analyze any limiting constraints such as thermal overloads and arrive at recommendations for the transmission upgrades based on various build-out configurations and cost estimates. Develop dynamic models for conventional and inverter-based resources. Prepare generation Interconnection studies per ISOs/RTOs requirements. Develop detailed transmission system models in the EMT software (PSCAD, EMTP-RV). Perform electromagnetic transient analysis such as TRV, switching surge, lightning, TOV, and insulation coordination. Develop an understanding and comply with the Transmission and Regulatory quality program Perform detailed market pricing analysis and economic forecasting and resources revenue calculations Support continuous improvement and team management efforts Project Coordination: Shares and coordinates information with other team members. Client Focus: Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain an understanding of the external client’s main interests and drivers. Risk Awareness: Identifies technical, practical and economical project risks.    Minimum Qualifications Requires a degree in Electrical Engineering (Master or PhD preferred) Work experience in a transmission planning function at utility, ISO, or consulting firm Experience with Steady State, Transient Stability, and Short Circuit analysis Python, C, MATLAB Familiarity with one power-flow study software (PSSE, PSLF, PowerWorld, TARA, DSATools) and one EMT software (PSCAD, EMTP). Familiarity with GRIDVIEW, PROMOD, GEMAPS, Plexos, V&R, Aspen. RTO/ISO market pricing structures and processes Excellent communication, presentation, and facilitation skills   Quanta Technology, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, offers a diverse and collaborative working environment, competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package. Quanta Technology is an equal opportunity employer. Apply online at www.quanta-technology.com

  • Senior Engineer

    Senior Engineering position in Advanced Technology Integration – Design, Integration and Testing of Control, Automation and Protection Systems for Emerging Technologies Position Summary: The primary responsibility for a successful candidate in this position will be implementation, integration and testing of technology deployment for emerging renewable energy applications, power electronics and advanced protection and controls (P&C) schemes for electric utilities. The position requires hands-on experience and previous engagements in development and troubleshooting of P&C systems in the field or as part of integration process and support of real-world deployment. The candidate must have experience with designing, programing, and integration of control and automation devices, and SCADA systems from various North American vendors, such as: SEL (e.g. RTAC, AXION, SEL relays), Eaton (e.g. SMP series of products), GE (e.g. UR series, G500, GPG, …). Prior knowledge in terms of testing control and protection schemes and utilizing real time digital simulation (RTDS) is an asset.  The successful candidate should demonstrate strong technical skills and proficiency in testing and integration process of utility control, monitoring and automation systems. Job Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or higher education in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institute Minimum 5 years of industrial experience working in power consultation or utility companies with records of work experience in North America Industrial experience and knowledge of SCADA system, RTUs, Gateways, using control and automation tools, IEC61131-3 PLC programming languages, communication protocols in power industry (DNP3, Modbus, IEC61850…) Ability to read and follow sequence diagrams, flow charts and electrical drawings Hands on experience with integration, commissioning and testing of control, protection and automation systems for renewable energy resources at distribution/transmission systems at laboratory or field environment (BESS, PV, Wind), programing and evaluation of protective relays and IEDs Familiarity with industrial standards associated with distribution automation, SCADA and communications Good communication skills and engineering judgements Good ethical and professional business manner in work and in interaction with colleagues and customers Capable of working with minimum guidance and being self-initiative. Knowledge of below items are considered as assets: AutoCAD or similar software tool RSCAD/RTDS hardware in loop digital simulations Familiarity with Cloud-based services and solutions, Azure, AWS, … Knowledge of programming languages: Python, C#, Node.js, … Job Responsibilities: Efficient customer interaction to understand their requirements and to document design specifications Programing and configuration of automation / SCADA devices, gateways, and RTUs Performing system integration, troubleshooting and testing for electric utility projects Design, review, and run test procedures Perform detailed investigation and evaluation of device to device connectivity, information exchange and operation Conduct tests in a laboratory environment on emerging technologies, and analyze results to provide recommendations on design adjustment or performance enhancement solutions Read electrical drawings and develop test setups, involving assembly, wiring, and settings and configuration of digital devices such as protective relays and automation controllers Prepare project reports and description of work Prepare project proposals, Scope of Work, and request for quotation documents. Working Conditions: Working conditions are normal for a professional office environment. Working in customers laboratory and field activities are included. Work requires some overnight local and regional travel including once or twice per month job sites visits for project work with customers.

  • Software Engineer

    Specific responsibilities of the Software Engineer: Contribute as a developer to overall prototyping, design, implementation, testing, and support of new and existing desktop and web applications. Collaborate with stakeholders to analyze business requirements and scope out development tasks. Then proceed to create workflows, design specifications and documentation. Working with the project team to understand business and technical requirements to build a software product that best customer needs. Ability to communicate effectively with various teams and stakeholders on status updates, roadblocks, and design decisions. Qualified candidates will ideally have more than one (1) year of experience in hands on software development including proven competency in the aspects outlined in this posting. Experience with the electrical power industry and/or project management will be an asset. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience. Development experience in C#, .Net Framework. Additional experience in.Net Core is a bonus. Functional knowledge of SQL and relational databases (e.g., Microsoft SQL server, Oracle) Experience with web UI development is a bonus (e.g., HTML, CSS, ES6, React, Electron) Experience in developing unit and integration testing of software and systems. Exposure and understanding of CI/CD pipelines is a bonus. Understanding of static and dynamics vulnerabilities is a bonus. Strong track record of working independently to solve complex initiatives. Well-developed analytical and mathematical skills, with strong attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills including analytical, problem solving, organizational, and issue resolution.  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.

  • Recruiter

    Core Duties and Responsibilities: Core Duties and Responsibilities:Recruiting Full life cycle recruiting; recruit, screen and recommend placement of staff by using creative sourcing methods to identify and attract quality candidates for technical, administrative and management positions throughout the company. The candidate must possess considerable skill in interviewing techniques, a good knowledge of all positions in the company, as well as extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal/state laws regarding employment practices. Writes and places job postings, screens resumes, interviews job applicants to match experience with specific job-related requirements, administers appropriate assessments, reference/background checking. Extends employment offers and communicates important employment information during delivery of offer. Conducts exit interviews, analyzes data, and makes recommendations to management team for trends and continuous improvement. Conducts a follow up engagement interview with new hires. Assists with mentor and career development initiatives. Performs other related duties as required and assigned. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field is required, Master’s degree preferred. SHRM-CP strongly preferred. Minimum of 3 years recruiting experience, technical recruiting preferred.. Knowledge of Canadian HR processes a plus. Very high level of organizational and time management skills. Must be capable of working independently while remaining a team player. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with a high degree of professionalism. 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.  

  • Senior Advisor

    Quanta Technology LLC seeks Senior Advisor (Raleigh, NC) Duties: Renewable energy planning in distribution and transmission networks in the U.S. Responsible for securing and leading technical projects focused on grid modernization, distributed energy resources (DER), capacity planning, load forecasting, operation and strategies for improving distribution system reliability. Work across all business areas keeping abreast of emerging trends, requirements, and issues related to all aspects of distribution power delivery infrastructure. Lead projects with clients and manage the resources, costs, and schedule while delivering a high quality product to clients. Lead and review the work of junior, senior engineers and students, providing trainings and proposals for complex studies. Required:  Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related field plus 10 years of experience in the job offered or as Power Systems Engineer or related position. Must have 5 years of experience working with a distribution software provider. Must have 4 years of experience performing modeling and/or studies in the areas of: Harmonics, Renewable Energy and System Impact of Distribution Generators, Network Diagnostics, Insulation Coordination for Capacitor Banks and Lightning, Protection of Distribution Network, Motor Starting, Stability in Power Systems, Voltage Regulation, Ferro-resonance, Capacitor Banks, Feeders Automation, Distribution Network Optimization, Transient Analysis, Validation of Distribution Software, TRV & TOV, Technical Customer Support, and Power flow software related tool CYME.   National travel required up to 25% of the time. Submit resumes online at www.quanta-technology.com.  Quanta Technology LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

  • Principal Engineer – Power Systems Applications and Processes (Full-Time)

    We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated Principal Engineer specializing in electric system utility processes and applications to join our Automation and Data Management Business Area. The primary focus of this position will be to lead and implement engineering solutions for the power systems industry to meet the emerging technical and regulatory challenges of the 21st century. These solutions cover the utilization of innovative automation and integration techniques to improve power system utility processes across all technical departments. The successful candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task in different roles on projects, and capitalize on the team’s skills and experience to create new solutions while mentoring others. Specific responsibilities of the Principal Engineer include, but are not limited to: Lead and/or support the development and implementation of solutions required by the power systems industry. Use innovative problem solving and critical thinking approaches to trouble shoot challenging engineering problems. Provide technical expertise in the areas of power systems processes, data analysis, asset management, compliance, and protection and control. Specification and scoping of engineering and automation solutions to meet specific customer requirements. Contribute to business development efforts, including preparation of proposal and marketing materials, to support the overall vision and goals of the Automation and Data Management team. Preparation of technical and business documentation, including project reports, user guides, process reports, and project proposals. Customer liaison including in-person and remote meetings for technical and project discussions. Qualified candidates will ideally have more than six (6) years of industry experience in consulting, utility, or development environments with proven competency in the aspects outlined in this posting. Minimum Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent work experience. Minimum 6 years of industry experience in consulting, utility, or development environments outside of academia (i.e. excluding any time associated with post-graduation or graduate research or teaching positions). Demonstrated in-depth expertise and application of power system concepts in successfully completed projects in the areas of: data analysis, process optimization and development, applications integration and automation, protection and control, and asset management. Knowledge of industry practices and standards, including typical utility processes. Experience with NERC compliance standards, including requirements, scope, evaluation, and reporting aspects. Industrial experience in the use of power system software and database tools such as: Cascade, SAP, Maximo, CAPE, ASPEN OneLiner, CYME, SYNERGI, or PowerBase, Ability to work independently in solving business problems. Well-developed analytical and mathematical skills, with strong attention to detail Good communication skills and comprehensive technical writing skills. In addition to the minimum qualifications, the following skills and experience are considered assets. Candidates meeting the below will be given priority: Familiarity or experience with software development, including applications, practices, full life cycle support, or implementation of code. Experience in business development, including preparation of project proposals, scopes, requests for information, and customer liaison. Experience in project management, including planning, tracking, budgetary, work assignment, and customer liaison aspects. Working conditions are normal for a professional office environment. This position requires occasional overnight regional, national, and international travel to job sites for project work with customers.

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Want to take your career to the next level? Come join us!    We are looking for Senior Software Engineers to fill vital roles in our growing software development team. The primary focus for this position will be leading and/or contributing to the prototyping, design, development of desktop and web based solutions for the power systems industry. The right candidate will have demonstrable experience, be able to multi-task in different roles on projects and will capitalize on the team’s skills and experience to create new solutions while mentoring others. Specific responsibilities of the Senior Software Engineer: Lead the development team in the overall prototyping, design, implementation, testing, and support of new and existing desktop and web applications. Collaborate with stakeholders to analyze business requirements and scope out development tasks. Then proceed to create workflows, design specifications and documentation. Working with customers to understand their business and technical needs to build a software product that best fits their needs. Oversee the performance of software products (existing and to be developed) from both technical and business perspectives. Ability to communicate effectively with various teams and stakeholders on status updates, roadblocks, and design decisions. Provide technical expertise and advice/mentorship to both Business Area leadership and the development team on software best practices and techniques, including: Software architectures and database schema design. Integration and implementation techniques for data (ETL) centric problems. Analysis of software modular design, code reviews and software reliability   Qualified candidates will ideally have more than five (5) years of experience in hands on software development including proven competency in the aspects outlined in this posting. Experience with the electrical power industry and/or project management will be an asset. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience. Extensive experience in C#, .Net Framework. Additional experience in.Net Core is a bonus. Functional knowledge of SQL and relational databases (e.g., Microsoft SQL server, Oracle) Experience with web UI development is a bonus (e.g., HTML, CSS, ES6, React, Electron) Experience in developing unit and integration testing of software and systems. Ability to set up CI/CD pipelines is a bonus. Experience in addressing static and dynamics vulnerabilities. Strong track record of working independently to solve complex initiatives. Well-developed analytical and mathematical skills, with strong attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills including analytical, problem solving, organizational, and issue resolution.   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.

  • Senior Engineer Specializing in Protection Settings

    We are looking for experienced protection and control engineers who are interested in joining our growing team of experts. As a member of our Protection and Automation group, you will work on protection short circuit studies, coordination studies, relay settings, peer reviews alongside industry leaders. Our offices are located in the US and Canada (Raleigh, Toronto, Oakland, San Clemente & Chicago). Qualified candidates will ideally have five (5) to ten (10) years of experience in transmission protection engineering including proven competency in the following areas: Setting protection relays Reviewing protection schematic drawings for accuracy against standards Proficiency in using ASPEN or CAPE for short circuit studies Calculation of setting parameters for microprocessor and electro-mechanical protective relays Preparing settings in the relay manufacturers’ software Preparing logic diagrams of protection schemes Carrying out peer reviews to check adherence to standards, philosophy, application guidance and accuracy of calculations Modeling of primary systems and secondary systems in electrical simulation software platforms such as CAPE or ASPEN software Performing coordination studies and correcting any issues discovered Qualifications required include: BSEE in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Power Systems PE or P Engineer license is preferred Proficiency in using and applying coordination software like ASPEN or CAPE CAPE macro development or ASPEN scripting is a plus Effective problem solving and critical thinking skills Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a fast paced team environment Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Visio, Word, Access, PowerPoint) Ability to travel and work independently at client locations or as a member of a team Quanta Technology, headquartered in Raleigh, NC, offers a diverse and collaborative working environment, competitive salaries, and an excellent benefits package.  Quanta Technology is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Manager, Business Development, Central West Region

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES • Provide business development leadership in the Central West region of the U.S. (see above). • Must have the ability to reach or exceed business targets. • Identify accounts, market segments, and territories with the best fit for the Quanta Technology service portfolio. • Establish new business opportunities with unserved accounts in the region through collaboration with business area managers and Quanta Technology leadership on strategic sales plan creation, lead generation, and opportunity conversion. • Develop and maintain account management plans for maintaining business targets at existing accounts. • Develop and continuously update business strategy for the assigned region and support developing and updating the Quanta Technology overall business strategy. • Use existing contacts and expand network to generate business. • Follow up with customers and coordinate with business area managers to set up meetings or conference calls supporting business leads and proposals. • Manage MSAs (master service agreements) and contracts for the clients in the region. • Provide management skills for the complete sales cycle. • Be able to present Quanta Technology’s portfolio of services and competencies to customers. • Develop strong relationships with customers to develop trust and confidence in Quanta Technology’s capabilities. • Support marketing promotions, trade shows, conferences, and customer presentations as required. • Be a team player by identifying opportunities for Quanta Services as well as leveraging synergies and resources. • Embrace Quanta Technology’s vision, strategic direction, and processes. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES • Keep abreast of related technical developments in the field. • Make recommendations to operations staff to initiate the preparation of proposals • Understand the customer’s needs and help identify the best operational team to lead a proposal. • Be willing to support the development of proposals with the lead team. • Follow up on open proposals and action items in the market at regular business review meetings. • Follow up with customers to document lessons learned and competitive intelligence from lost proposals. • Monitor account health by participating in key project review meetings. • Ensure the customer’s expectations are met or exceeded, acting as a customer advocate as required. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS • Well-rounded technical and business skills including strategy, business planning, sales, marketing, and new business development. • At least 10 years of demonstrated success in building and growing profitable businesses. • At least 10 years of experience in the utility industry, preferably with a mix of technology, consulting, and utility positions. Technical expertise may include transmission, distribution, or control centers for the energy and power industries. WORKING CONDITIONS Working conditions are typical of a professional office environment. This position will require regional, national, and international travel. Some evening and weekend work may be required.  

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