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Gas Design Project Mgr

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Jacksonville, Florida, US, 32207

Company: TECO

Title: Gas Design Project Mgr    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Jacksonville
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Power up a career with us. 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 Gas Design Technician (GDT) & Gas Project Manager (GPM) progression supports PGS transmission and distribution system construction and maintenance projects.   The GDT/GPM creates, initiates, and/or processes work requests in PowerPlant and other Work Management systems (WMS), determines customer requirements, prepares piping system designs, cost estimates and feasibility analysis, interacts and coordinates with municipalities, FDOT, and others in maintaining and optimizing system integrity due to road improvements and system expansions, makes use of and updates the GIS and CRM-CIS systems, obtains necessary governmental permits and coordinates activities with all involved PGS departments to ensure the successful scheduling and completion of projects to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction.




Works independently on complex and varied assignments/projects utilizing considerable analytical skills, judgment and ingenuity. Possesses strong knowledge in a particular specialty/functional area and operates with substantial latitude. Responsible for the overall project management associated with the design and installation of natural gas facilities and other infrastructure, inclusive of the strategic planning and modeling (Synergee) of the natural gas transmission and distribution network.  May be responsible for assigning and inspecting the work of the Gas Design Technician I and II (GDT I/II).


ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILIITES*                                      *In addition to those defined in the previous level

  1. Routinely provides project leadership on all levels of new construction and specified internal projects. Manages and prioritizes multiple engineering/construction projects, obtaining the necessary authorization for project expenditures, and effectively identifying and resolving routine to moderately complex issues as they pertain to the project management role.
  2. Performs in a leadership role with regard to local department and team development efforts by participating in complex technical/procedural studies and reporting the results to management to implement change.
  3. May be required to represent PGS in front of governmental and regulatory agencies such as Permitting bodies and Public Service Commission.
  4. Performs system load analysis and makes recommendations as to the most efficient, economical, and reliable solutions to maintain and/or expand the natural gas transmission and distribution system network as part of the strategic system planning while maintaining and preserving its safety and integrity in compliance with Federal, State, Local, and Company codes, standards, and guidelines.
  5. Serves as team lead when needed.
  6. Mentors less experienced GDT I/II; Trains other departments on various aspects of processes and procedures.



Required: A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in a related field from an accredited college/university is required. Related fields include disciplines such as Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, Applied Sciences, or Business Administration.


Preferred: A Bachelor’s degree, in a related field from an accredited college/university is desirable.



Required:       Florida Driver License with a safe driving record.

Preferred:      Florida Underground Utilities Contractor license, and/or Fuel Transmission and Distribution Lines Certificate of Competency.  Maintenance of Traffic MOT (ATSSA) certification.





Required: A minimum of seven (7) years of work experience in progressively more complex technical assignments, directly related to the Duties and Responsibilities of this position and the items described in the Knowledge, Skills and Ability section is required


Preferred: A minimum of three (3) years as a GDT II




RequiredDemonstrated and sustained above expected performance as a GDT II or equivalent role with another utility with the ability and potential for assuming greater responsibility. Demonstrated strong project leadership, training and communication skills and the ability to lead projects of increasing complexity and diversity.  Obtains, demonstrates and maintains adequate level of knowledge regarding natural gas quality issues and industry in general.


Preferred: Must successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously and have the ability to quickly redirect focus for changing priorities as needed.



Work hours consist of a minimum of 8-hours per day Monday through Friday.   Some overtime is required to meet Customer deadlines and storm response.   Working conditions are both indoors and outdoors in varying weather conditions.  The level of stress is moderate to heavy depending upon the level of interaction with customers and governmental agencies.  May be assigned to the Call-Out rotation schedule as an after-hours coordinator for emergency response.



  • Business & Job Knowledge
  • Judgment
  • Ownership & Excellence
  • Produces Results
  • Teamwork
  • Work Safely
  • Planning & Organization


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.


For jobs with physical required, list the physical that applies in the posting


Must successfully complete the following physical worker medical exam: (list one)

   Baseline Medical Examination (generic physical for all jobs requiring physicals)

   Baseline Medical Examination and Respirator User Exam

   Physical Worker Medical Exam

   HAZMAT responder/ confined space rescuer medical exam


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: Jacksonville

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