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IGCC Process Specialist- Electrical

Date: Jan 18, 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. 



The Process Specialist (P/S) is a multi-skilled position.  The job requires the ability to operate the plant and to be proficient in one or more of the following skills: Mechanical, Electrical, or Instrumentation & Controls (I&C).   The P/S is part of a self-directed team based work environment and therefore must possess high technical and work standards.


The P/S is responsible for the operation and maintenance/troubleshooting of all equipment (electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic control, and drive systems, etc…) required to support Power Generation and Water Production at Polk Power Station. The P/S is required to perform maintenance/troubleshooting tasks that are at a journeyman level in either Mechanical, Electrical, or I&C trades.  These tasks are to be performed with the tools normal to the trade.  Operational duties include start-up, shutdown, normal and emergency conditions of plant equipment.  Operational duties are performed both in the plant areas and from the Control Room, depending on the P/S work area assignment.  P/S is expected to become proficient in all operational areas of the plant.  The P/S is expected to complete training for and be capable of performing Confined Space Rescue, First Aid/CPR First Responder duties, HAZWOPPER Technician level response, and Incipient Fire response.  


Required: Valid High School Diploma or valid GED  


Required: Requires at least four years of work experience in a large industrial complex with experience in maintaining and troubleshooting equipment in either the Mechanical, Electrical, or I&C area.  This is to include preventative, predictive, and repair maintenance.

Required: The work environment requires a flexible individual with a high ability to learn in order to progress. The P/S will be required to operate various types of industrial equipment, such as; forklifts, golf carts, trucks, etc. 


Must be able to work rotating (Modified DuPont) 12 hour shifts (nights, weekend), including scheduled and unscheduled overtime as well as holidays. Position requires frequent travel into electrical generation facility.  Exposure to plant conditions is required. 
Utilizing proper PPE will be required including but not limited to:  hard hat, safety glasses, goggles, steel-toed shoes, gloves, hearing protection, face shield, various coveralls (fire resistive, acid resistive, chemical/dust resistive), full-body harness, half-face air purifying respirator, full-face air purifying respirator, SCBA, and supplied air respirator.  


•    Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships 
•    Develops People and Teams
•    Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
•    Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
•    Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity


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. 

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