Quanta Services Names Gerard Sonnier General Counsel

             Quanta Services Names Gerard Sonnier General Counsel

PR Newswire

HOUSTON, March 14, 2013

HOUSTON, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR)
today announced that Gerard Sonnier has joined the company as vice president
and general counsel. Sonnier, 54, comes to Quanta after serving as vice
president, assistant general counsel, litigation and chief Foreign Corrupt
Practices Act (FCPA) compliance officer with Waste Management, Inc. There,
Sonnier provided strategic litigation leadership and was responsible for
developing and implementing Waste Management's FCPA compliance program.

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"Gerard brings a breadth of experience and legal expertise from Fortune 200
and energy companies to Quanta," said Jim O'Neil, president and chief
executive officer of Quanta Services, Inc. "He has extensive contract
management and enterprise risk management experience, and we are pleased to
have Gerard leading our legal team as Quanta continues to grow and leverage
its leadership position in the energy infrastructure markets we serve."

Sonnier brings three decades of broad-based experience in both general counsel
and chief compliance officer roles with two Fortune 200 companies. Prior to
joining Waste Management, Inc., he served as acting general counsel and chief
compliance counsel with Baker Hughes Incorporated, one of the world's largest
oilfield services companies. Prior to that he worked in private practice with
several law firms over the course of 15 years where he represented and advised
many energy and oilfield clients in a wide variety of complex legal matters.

Sonnier received his Juris Doctor degree (cum laude) from Tulane University
School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University
of Colorado. He is a member of the Louisiana and Texas State Bar Associations,
a member of the Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit, a member of the
Maritime Law Association of the United States and was on the Board of
Directors of the Houston General Counsel Forum.

Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company,
delivering infrastructure solutions for the electric power and natural gas and
pipeline industries. Quanta's comprehensive services include designing,
installing, repairing and maintaining network infrastructure. Additionally,
Quanta licenses point-to-point fiber optic telecommunications infrastructure
in certain markets and offers related design, procurement, construction and
maintenance services. With operations throughout North America and in certain
international markets, Quanta has the manpower, resources and expertise to
complete projects that are local, regional, national or international in

Forward-Looking Statements
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release) contains forward-looking statements intended to qualify for the "safe
harbor" from liability established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to,
market leadership and growth opportunities, as well as statements reflecting
expectations, intentions, assumptions or beliefs about future events, and
other statements that do not relate strictly to historical or current facts.
Although Quanta's management believes that the expectations reflected in such
forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such
expectations will prove to be correct. These statements can be affected by
inaccurate assumptions and by a variety of risks and uncertainties that are
difficult to predict or beyond our control, including, among others, the
effects of industry, economic or political conditions outside of the control
of Quanta; trends and growth opportunities in relevant markets; the potential
to incur losses with respect to our operations; the ability to generate
internal growth; the ability to successfully identify and complete
acquisitions; the ability to effectively compete for new projects and market
share; risks associated with operating in international markets; potential
liabilities associated with multiemployer pension plans; unexpected costs or
liabilities that may arise from lawsuits or indemnity claims related to the
services Quanta performs; liabilities for claims that are self-insured; and
the ability to capitalize on business opportunities and other factors
affecting Quanta's business generally, including risks detailed in Quanta's
Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012 and any other
documents of Quanta filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Should one or more of these risks materialize, or should underlying
assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those
expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements. Investors are
cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements,
which are current only as of this date. Quanta does not undertake and
expressly disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise. For a discussion of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions,
investors are urged to refer to Quanta's documents filed with the SEC that are
available through the company's website at www.quantaservices.com or through
the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering and Analysis Retrieval System (EDGAR) at

Contacts: Investors - Kip Rupp, CFA
Media - Stephanie Moreland
Quanta Services, Inc.

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