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Co-Op/Alternate - Engineering - Student Position

Date: Feb 2, 2023

Location: North Ruskin, Florida, US, 33570

Company: TECO

Title: Co-Op/Alternate - Engineering - Student Position 
Company: Tampa Electric Company
Location: Big Bend Power Station 
State and City: Florida  -  North Ruskin
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

Hiring Manager:  Patrick A Clarke

Recruiter: Ricky D McDonald 






Full-time (40 hours/week) Engineering Student Positions (Mechanical & Chemical)

available at TECO Energy


The TECO Energy Cooperative Education Program offers college degree-seeking students

the opportunity for professional growth while meeting the business needs of the company.

The program is an extension of the educational process, providing practical experience to

complement formal classroom work. The co-op program recruits students from colleges to

give them an opportunity to work in a professional environment related to their field of

study. Work assignments are consistent with the work needs of the department and the

company and provide meaningful and challenging work to the student. These engineering

co-op positions will report to Energy Supply engineers and support a variety of technical

projects ranging in complexity, scope, and time spans.


Requirements for this position:

  • Enrolled in an ABET accredited university or college and enrolled in the Chemical,

             Electrical or Computer Engineering programs.

  • If participating as a co-op student, enrollment in the university’s co-op program is a


  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Classification: Junior year or higher
  • Degrees: Bachelors or Masters
  • Satisfactory progress in school and on the job
  • Typically, in addition to office work, students will work 50% of the time in the

             power stations and service areas, and will need to be hands on and be willing and

             able to work at heights on raised walkways, etc., and to work in industrial

             environments which can be dirty

  • Students must be willing and able to work in any of our services areas and power

            stations including:

    • Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach, FL
    • Bayside Power Station
    • Polk Power Station


    • Student must have their own vehicle to drive to any of our sites
    • Full time 40 hours per week will be within a Monday – Friday typically within a

                        7:00AM – 6:00PM schedule


Benefits of the position:

    • Real hands-on work experience in a professional corporate and industrial


    • Competitive salaries that increase after 640 hours worked
    • Paid corporate holidays and some paid time off (PTO)



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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