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TSUS, Quanta Services Announce Jobs and Training Partnership (4/23/24)


Quanta Services President and CEO Duke Austin alongside TSUS Chancellor Brian McCall, and the presidents of five of the seven TSUS member institutions.


(HOUSTON) – The Texas State University System (TSUS) and Quanta Services have partnered to build a premiere model for university system and industry collaboration. The partnership will support Quanta Services’ goal of recruiting, training, and developing a strong and capable workforce while offering training opportunities and job placements to students across TSUS institutions.

Through this initiative, Quanta Services will have unique access to TSUS graduates and alumni, customized industry-leading online training and professional development, and world-class faculty and research expertise.

“It’s critical that we in higher education demonstrate the value of our credentials and help our graduates realize the benefit of their hard work and sacrifice,” said Chancellor Brian McCall, “We also have an obligation to produce graduates who have the skills and knowledge necessary to build a better state and an even stronger economy. This partnership achieves both of these goals.”

“I am thrilled about our strategic partnership with the Texas State University System. This collaboration is a testament to our commitment to fostering a strong and capable workforce. We are excited to offer unique training opportunities and job placements to students across TSUS institutions,” said Duke Austin, President and CEO of Quanta Services. “Together, we are building a better state and an even stronger economy.”

The partnership has already launched several key initiatives, including enhancing brand awareness to improve employment and internship opportunities, developing online project management training, and initiating research projects in areas such as carbon footprint reduction and renewable energy solutions.

About the Texas State University System
The Texas State University System is the state’s first university system, with seven institutions serving more than 90,000 students from far West Texas to the Gulf Coast. Established in 1911, the mission of TSUS is to provide high-quality, affordable degree and credential programs to meet the needs of Texas’ diverse and fast-growing economy.

About Quanta Services
Quanta Services is an industry leader in providing specialized infrastructure solutions to the utility, renewable energy, communications, pipeline, and energy industries. Quanta's comprehensive services include designing, installing, repairing and maintaining energy and communications infrastructure. With operations throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and select other international markets, Quanta has the manpower, resources and expertise to safely complete projects that are local, regional, national or international in scope. For more information, visit