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Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Mulberry, Florida, US, 33835

Company: TECO

Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 


Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.


We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  


Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas 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. 



Serves as a technical employee in plant engineering, construction, operation and maintenance.  Provides engineering and technical support to improve the reliability and availability of the generating units while reducing overall costs in the assigned systems and equipment.  In this position, the engineer reports to the Engineering & Maintenance Manager at Polk Power Station. Serves as a focal point for specific technical skills and be able to analyze and resolve complex issues.  
On a periodic basis, the assigned responsibilities will change/rotate within the Polk facility or to another company location to support personal development and broader company bench strength


 Within the limits of authorized objectives, policies, procedures, plans, schedules and budgets, this position has the responsibility and commensurate authority to:
1. Identify, evaluate, conclude, or recommend improvements to design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the assigned systems and equipment as requested
2. Develop, recommend, and maintain specifications for the maintenance, repair, and supply of assigned equipment, keep up to date equipment assessment records.
3. Troubleshoot and resolve operating upsets and recommend changes to minimize reoccurrence, lead root cause investigations to resolve problems
4. Provide technical support to plant personnel in terms of design, maintenance, repair, and operation of the assigned equipment
5. Maintain Engineering initiated testing, inspection, and repair history records for assigned equipment
6. Develop and assist employees through advisory and educational activities to improve their abilities to design, construct, operate, and maintain assigned equipment. Participate in industrial, technical, and professional organizations and forums and workshops to continue to improve own technical expertise in functional area and develop new ways of treating both old and new problems.
7. Lead Capital and O&M improvement projects, maintain a 5-year capital plan for assigned areas
8. Review engineering designs and specifications for new plant equipment and special projects, and provide support with drawing/document updates
9. Participate in projects to produce a cost effective, on schedule, quality product or end result.
10. Support Asset Management through Critical System Review, RCA, Alarm Management, Operational Start-up Review, Process Safety Review and Mechanical Integrity Program


Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Civil or Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited college program


Required: Valid driver license with a good driving record.
Preferred: FE and/or PE License.


Required: Multi-leveled position; Minimum of 18 months of experience.  See guidelines outlined in the Company’s Engineer Career Path, Administrative Policy 2.13
Preferred: Minimum of 4 years of engineering work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position in the areas of power plant engineering or related heavy industrial facility. Direct work/co-op experience performing the duties & responsibilities of this position in power plant engineering.  Combined cycle and/or IGCC power plant experience. Engineering work experience in the utility industry. 


Required: A strong attention to detail, good planning skills, good written/verbal communication skills, the ability to work in a team environment and a heightened awareness for safety is required. 
Preferred: Working knowledge of power plant design. Knowledge of basic plant processes and chemical reactions is required.


• Must be willing and able to respond to plant needs with 24/7 coverage
• Must be willing and able to work in dusty, hot and noisy environments


• Must be willing and able to pass a baseline physical with pulmonary function and negative pressure respirator fit test.
• Must be willing and able to use personal protective equipment (PPE) on-the-job.
• Must be willing and able to work from elevated platforms
• Must be willing and able to ascend and descend from ladders and stairs


• Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships 
• Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
• Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
• Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
• Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


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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