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Leakage Survey Technician

Date: Aug 30, 2021

Location: Ft. Myers, Florida, US, 33905

Company: TECO

Title: Leakage Survey Technician   
Company: Peoples Gas System
Location: Ft. Myers  
State and City: Florida   -  Ft. Myers
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

Hiring Manager:  Frank V Delgaudio

Recruiter: Kevin House   


This position will be open to Internal TECO team members for a minimum of 7 days from the date posted. 


Working Conditions:

Overtime work includes weekends and holidays. May require flexible hours including nights based on business needs within divisional guidelines. Must to travel to other divisions around the state including overnight stays to perform leak survey activities. Must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform assignments in hazardous traffic environments, and use/wear appropriate safety equipment.



  • Must be able to independently operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to independently enter/exit a motor vehicle as required during an eight hour shift.
  • Must be able to bend and/or stoop requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Must be able to kneel and or crouch by bending legs at knees to come to rest at knees and bending
  • body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
  • Must be able to walk, stand or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to grasp/handle small hand tools and other objects by applying pressure with fingers
  • and palms.
  • Must be able to pull, push, lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have vision correctable to 20/40.
  • Must not have an average hearing loss greater than 40 decibels in the better ear at frequencies of
  • 500, 1000 and 2000 with or without a hearing aid.
  • Must be able to smell gas odorant in normal concentrations.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions by extending arms and hands in any direction with
  • substantial movement of wrists, hands and fingers.
  • Must be able to physically express ideas in writing.
  • Must be able to rotate and revolve body (twist) as to face in another direction.
  • Must be able to work outside for extended periods of time and in potential safety hazards.
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, fractions).


The Leakage Survey Technician, under minimal supervision, is responsible for performing area leakage surveys, within multiple operating locations, for the detection, pin pointing, grading and classifying of gas leaks using a variety of electronic and manual testing equipment.



  • Performs necessary leakage surveys on mains, using mobile leakage survey vehicle.
  • Performs walking leakage surveys as required on services and mains using various leakage survey methods and leakage detection equipment.
  • Performs leak investigations to determine precise location and classification of leaks. Completes appropriate paperwork/documentation.
  • Creates and maintains leakage survey reports and related documentation.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.




Required: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.



Required: Valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record; a CDL may be required with certain positions/assignments



Required: Minimum one year of natural gas operations experience performing all aspects of leakage surveys (mobile and/or walking) to include leakage investigations and corresponding documentation

Preferred: Minimum 2 years performing the duties and responsibilities of this position




  • Must understand basic map reading and be able to operate a computer, communication devices, power tools and equipment appropriate to the position/assignment.
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, fractions, basic algebra and geometry).
  • Must possess sound judgment.
  • Must have the ability to follow complex oral and written instructions, and clearly express ideas verbally and in writing
  • Must have a working knowledge of relevant pipeline regulations.


  • Knowledge of the geographic area. Possess strong interpersonal skills.



  • Speaks up on Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Takes ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Operational Excellence for customers
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgement




To be considered for a position you must complete all portions of the application process. Keep in mind that the person considering your application does not know your skills or accomplishments even though you may have worked at TECO for many years. Give as much detail as possible on your work history. Show each job you have held since you started and list the duties of each. Having a resume attached is highly recommended and is expected by

most hiring managers.


The application/ resume will determine whether or not you will get an interview so the more detail the better your chances of being considered.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


ADA policy 


It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral

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