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Division Supervisor

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: Lakeland, Florida, US, 33802

Company: TECO

Title: Division Supervisor    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Lakeland
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. 

 

POSITION CONCEPT:

The Division Supervisor will provide leadership to division operations personnel who perform a variety of job functions, including but not limited to: meter activities, inspections, locates, natural gas emergencies and/or the installation and maintenance of natural gas mains and services. The Supervisor will oversee successful completion of assigned job activities by planning, organizing and monitoring procedures and processes.  The Supervisor, in conjunction with the Division Manager, ensures that division goals are in alignment with the Company’s business plan.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides leadership, training and coaching of assigned division operations personnel to ensure understanding of job responsibilities, development of skills and maximized performance.  Involved in Selection for Excellence, Performance Reviews, Individual Development Planning, and team member hiring, promotions, progressions, recognitions/rewards, positive disciplines and separations from the organization. Creates and adjusts work schedules for assigned personnel (vacations, holidays and emergency call-out) and updates work force management programs for automatic routing.
  • Coordinates the maintenance and repair of Division Office facilities, fleet vehicles, off-road equipment and power-driven tools and equipment.
  • Coordinates and assures the successful completion of all residential and commercial meter sets, change–outs, and turn-on/offs, mains and service installations, locates and inspections.  Periodically conducts field site visits and investigates and resolves a variety of customer concerns and issues.
  • Coordinates and regulates the use of contractors.  Approves contractor billing, as-built drawings submitted by subcontractors and performs final inspections.
  • Maintains required qualification records for all team members and contractors, including plastic pipe fusion and welding tests.
  • Assists engineers in project design work, as well as coordinating construction jobs between contractors and municipalities.
  • Maintains all Public Service Commission requirements as they pertain to the PGS natural gas distribution system.
  • Responsible for the (PCO) periodic meter testing program, accelerated meter testing program and the sample-testing program.
  • Maintains inventory at the division office facility through the ordering of meters, regulators and ERT units, including supplies for construction jobs.
  • Investigates Company involved incidents/accidents and responds to after-hour emergencies and gas outages, performing as the After-Hours Coordinator/Supervisor on a rotating basis as assigned on the call-out Duty Schedule.
  • Perform additional duties and responsibilities as needed.

 

EDUCATION:

Required:  Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED.

Preferred:  Associates or Technical Degree from an accredited college preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Required:  Minimum of 4 years of a related natural gas utility operations experience, including 2 years in a leadership role providing direct oversight and control of a team or project in operations, safety or engineering.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Required:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in project management.
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Thorough knowledge of company policies/procedures and Public Service Commission requirements.
  • Ability to multi-task, delegate to others and respond effectively to high level stress situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, team building and demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to coach and develop personnel.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, with the ability to clearly and concisely express and exchange ideas and to effectively conduct presentations.  

 

COMPETENCIES:

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

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Will be required to act as the After-Hours Coordinator/Supervisor on a rotating basis as assigned on the call-out Duty Schedule.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 work primarily with fingers (pinching, picking, etc.) rather than using the whole hand or arm.
  • Must be able to pull, push, lift and carry objects weighing up to 35 lbs.
  • 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.

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. 

 


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