Quanta Services

  • Manager, Retirement Plans

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Overview

    Quanta Services safely provides engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power and oil and natural gas industries. With a workforce tens of thousands strong and offices across North America and abroad, Quanta is the premier provider in the industries it serves.


    Manager, Retirement Plans has a broad range of responsibilities designed to lead the administration of the Company’s defined contribution retirement plans – both qualified and non-qualified – in compliance with ERISA and other relevant laws and regulations.  This role also serves as the Company’s internal subject matter expert on systems, processes, and procedures to ensure the accurate, timely, and efficient delivery of the Company’s retirement plans.


    • Manage and guide the work of the team that is responsible for all administration and compliance activities of the Company’s retirement plans
    • Provide subject matter expertise and direction on special or complex retirement projects and initiatives, including but not limited to plan mergers, plan terminations, and compliance initiatives
    • Provide peer review of retirement administration team work, including but not limited to government filings, regulatory notices, and participant communication
    • Identify improvement opportunities in the administration of the Company’s retirement plans, providing recommendations, and implement solutions using a combination of systems, tools, processes, and standard operating procedures
    • Partner with HRIS to design and implement systems and reporting for the successful and effective management and administration of retirement plans, including defining systems requirements, analyzing file specifications, testing, and researching/resolving issues internally and with third-party administrators and systems
    • Lead the execution of compliance programs, internal audits, external audits, and government audits
    • Resolve escalated employee and retiree issues
    • Serve as technical resource and mentor to the retirement administration team, including identifying and delivering on training opportunities
    • Maintain knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements impacting retirement plans and ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, policies, and other government requirements and standards
    • Maintain and update the annual administration and compliance calendar, ensuring quality and timeliness
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the manager.


    • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 10 years of experience managing the administration of retirement plans and minimum of 5 years in a supervisory role
    • Demonstrated knowledge of laws and regulations governing defined benefit and defined contribution plans required – both qualified and non-qualified
    • Experience managing and developing others



    Preferred certifications:

    • Certified Employee Benefit Specialist (CEBS);
    • ASPPA The Retirement Plan Fundamentals (RPF) certificate.



    Supervises others: Yes

    Has hiring and terminating responsibilities: Yes

    Number of employees report to this job: 0 Subordinate Supervisory Employees, 1 Non-Supervisory Employees



    Travels: Yes, minimum when needed

    Percent of time: up to 10%



    Language Skills: English, Advanced level required

    Mathematical Skills: Intermediate to advanced level required

    Reasoning Skills/Abilities: Advanced level required

    Computer Skills:

    • Required Intermediate to Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills;
    • Ability to easily use MS suite of products, including presentations, Word, Outlook, JDE and provider systems;



    • Ability to research and resolve issues in a timely manner
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong project management skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities
    • Ability to work independently to resolve issues on a day-to-day basis
    • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships

    Quanta Services is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic, in accordance with governing law.


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