Measurement Technician

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Ft. Myers, Florida, US, 33905

Company: TECO

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


Our People are our greatest investments.  TECO Peoples Gas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. 


If you are interested in a career and not just a position, TECO Peoples Gas is the place to be!  


TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state. Just as it was 125 years ago when we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today’s No. 1 choice for reliable energy.  Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


TECO Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 


The Measurement Technician, under minimum supervision, is responsible for installing and maintaining residential and commercial/industrial natural gas measurement equipment, such as meters, mechanical and electronic metering instrumentation and meter volume correctors. The Measurement Technician works in a safe manner and is responsible for following all TECO Peoples Gas Safety rules, regulations, policies, procedures and applicable Federal, State and local natural gas codes.



  • Install and maintain natural gas measurement equipment such as meters, mechanical and electronic metering instrumentation and meter volume correctors:  Configure electronic meter volume correctors and industrial AMR units;  Perform accuracy testing and field calibrations/repairs using specialized gas industry testing equipment. Plan, monitor and perform preventative maintenance as determined and scheduled during testing. Track maintenance schedules in the Work Management System (WMS). Perform emergency response maintenance as needed, conducting on-site troubleshooting and corrective measures.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair large commercial and industrial meters of >1400 CFH
  • Respond to industrial AMR (Automated Meter Reading) system dropped/disconnected calls, making repairs to AMR or telecommunication equipment as required.
  • Complete all required calibration documentation utilizing the WMS and ensure procedures follow accepted Engineering Principles.
  • Construct new facilities and install modifications to existing facilities according to PGS Engineering designs and instructions. Install meters, regulators, electronic gas measurement equipment, chromatographs and odorization systems. Supported by Division personnel for heavy equipment installs and the ordering of supplies/parts necessary for installations
  • Replace field electronic equipment to ensure effective integration



Required: A minimum of HS Diploma/GED. Possess a valid Driver’s License (may require CDL) with an acceptable driving record.

Preferred: Related two-year technical college degree or equivalent is preferred and may be considered in lieu of the comparable related experience requirement.



Required: A minimum of four (4) years of natural gas operations experience related to the duties and responsibilities of this position



Required: OQ qualified for the tasks assigned; Strong technical ability; Good understanding of electrical and electronic principles; Working knowledge of D.O.T. requirements and natural gas codes and regulations; Knowledge of safe gas distribution and service practices, including but not limited to: standards of pressure, dangers inherent in low/high pressures and the failure of pressure regulatory equipment; Computer literate and skilled in the use of a lap-top computer for work orders and training. Must be able to perform math functions using a calculator (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, and fractions). Ability to work independently; Ability to maintain high customer satisfaction through high systems availability, with timely and accurate data and minimum system downtime; Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to individuals internal/external of TECO Peoples Gas. Knowledge of the geographic areas and with ability to read and interpret maps



Requires working outdoors for extended periods of time; Requires working overtime as needed, including weekends and holidays, in response to gas emergencies. Requires working Call Out and Stand-by schedule on a rotating basis.



Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships

Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

Speaks up on Safety, Health, and the Environment

Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity

Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment 



Occasional lifting (One to multiple times per month) 75 Lbs.

Frequent lifting (One to multiple times per week) 40Lbs.

Repetitive lifting (One to multiple times per day) 40 Lbs.

Carrying 50 Lbs.

Pulling / pushing 75 Lbs.

Reaching overhead 25 Lbs.

Reaching away from body 10 Lbs.

Pinching / gripping Hand tools, manual equipment, etc.

Manual dexterity Typing, testing, writing, etc.

Shoveling 4 hours per day Walking 4 Hours per day

Standing 4 Hours per day Sitting 4 Hours per day

Crawling 1 Hours per day Kneeling 4 Hours per day

Squatting 4 Hours per day

Climbing 1 Hours per day

Back range of motion (ROM) Must have adequate ROM

Must be able to detect normal concentrations of natural gas odorant.

Must have vision acceptable under DOT guidelines 49 CFR 391.41(b)(10).

Must have hearing acceptable under DOT guidelines 49 CFR 391.41(b)(11). 

Must be able to independently ingress/egress and operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner.


The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a Baseline Medical Examination as part of the pre-employment screening once an offer has been accepted. A pre-employment drug screening, as well as a background check (including education, employment, criminal and motor vehicle) will also be conducted as part of the pre-employment screening.



TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.


TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


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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