By Houston Business Journal

A subsidiary of power company Quanta Services Inc. has been awarded a five-year contract from Puget Sound Energy valued at about $400 million.

This is the second deal announced by Houston-based Quanta (NYSE: PWR) this month. Two other subsidiaries received separate fiber optic agreements in Pennsylvania.

Quanta's subsidiary, InfraSource LLC, based in Glen Ellyn, Ill., will open an office in Issaquah, Wash., and will employ at least 250 workers for the contract.

Scope of the work has the company providing construction and maintenance services across the Puget Sound Energyâ¿¿s six-county natural gas service area.

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