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Engineer I-III varies

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: North Ruskin, Florida, US, 33570

Company: TECO

Title: Engineer I-III varies 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - North Ruskin
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days



This engineering position provides technical and operational support on various capital projects and to the plant technical staff at Tampa Electric’s Generation and Energy Delivery facilities.  Must demonstrate technical proficiency in broad program areas or one of specific importance, understanding scientific developments affecting the organization. Emphasis for this position is on a comprehensive level of electrical engineering with equipment and processes commonly utilized in power plants, such as, but not limited to generators, transformers, protection systems, NERC regulatory requirements, inverters, renewable energy plants, AC/DC motors, electrical safety systems, excitation systems, control systems, emergency power systems, precipitators, energy storage systems, and low/medium/high voltage switchgear. 


In a Leadership Capacity:  Must be able to direct others; may have full responsibility for supervision, training, orientation, or the assignment of work to other employees; may have broad authority and responsibility for planning, developing and coordinating large segments of projects, programs or activities of major scope and significance to the Company


In a Research or Consultant Capacity: Conceive, plan and conduct research in problem areas of considerable scope and complexity or serve as the technical specialist for the Company in the development and/or application of advanced theories and processes for an assigned area. This employee must be recognized as a company-wide expert in their respective field of study


1.    Work with station engineers to identify and solve complex O&M problems and technical issues.  Lead equipment life assessments, develop best practices and participate in and/or lead Root Cause Analysis investigations. 


2.    Provide technical leadership and guidance on NERC regulatory standards. This will include coordinating efforts with various Tampa Electric departments namely Systems Planning, System Security, Regulatory and Renewables. 


3.    Lead asset management teams on developing maintenance strategies. This will include implementing pilot programs, making improvements to existing systems and processes, and working with stakeholders on evaluating efficacy of such initiatives. 


4.    Monitor work activities of contractors assigned to him/her, and coordinate work with Asset Management, Project Management, Construction, plant outage coordinators, station planners and on-site and off-site contractors.


5.    Lead the development of scope of work, project schedules, and cost estimates for various projects. This will also include reviewing technical drawings and data for various projects.


6.    Develop and support discipline specific technical and regulatory training for Asset Management, Project Management, Energy Supply, and Delivery team members. 


7.    Supervision of Engineers, Co-ops, Maintenance Specialists and/or other resources.


Direct Supervision:    Have full responsibility to supervise other employees, including engineers, technical staff, and Coops.  
Indirect Supervision:   None


Key Internal:      Lead Discipline Engineers, Managers and Directors.
Key External:      Consultants (A/E, Attorneys, etc.), Contractors, Customers, Government and/or Regulatory Agencies, Industry Associations, NERC, SERC, EPRI, Vendors


Qualifications for this position are stated in TEC Engineering Career Path, Administrative Policy Number 2.13.


Required:    Minimum of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college.
Preferred:    Master of Science in Electrical engineering.


Required:    Registration as a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida for Principal Engineer
Preferred:     Registration as a Licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida for Senior Engineer


Engineer I Experience
Required:    Minimum of 18 months of experience as an Engineer performing work related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position;

Engineer II  Experience

Required:    Minimum of 4 years of experience as an Engineer performing work related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this posit

Engineer III  Experience

Required:   Minimum of 8 years of experience as an Engineer performing work related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position.

Preferred:    12 years heavy industrial/power plant engineering/maintenance experience/project management.


Supervisory Experience 
Required:    None
Preferred:    5 years supervision of technical or maintenance personnel.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 
Required:    Demonstrated sound knowledge in a functional work-related area with an expected or higher degree of performance, and experience as required in the TEC Engineering             Career Path, Administrative Policy Number 2.13.  Demonstrated above expected  performance in the Senior/Consulting Engineer classification.


Preferred:    Knowledge of Company policies and work procedures. 


Business & Job Knowledge*
Ownership & Excellence*
Produce Results*
Work Safely*
Developing People**


* CORE Dimensions (Additional dimensions can be added, not to exceed three)
** CORE Dimension for Performance Coaches


1.    This position requires working in an industrial environment (including heights and confined space)
2.    Working some overtime (weekends and holidays)
3.    Some travel locally, nationally and limited internationally. This will include frequent travel to various Tampa Electric facilities. 
4.    This position will require 100% onsite presence at a facility or plant.  


1.    This position requires climbing stairs and scaffolding, utilizing safety harnesses, ability to stand and walk for extended periods, working in noise, working at solar sites, dust, heat and high humidity areas while utilizing personnel protection equipment.
2.    Flexibility to crawl in and out of tight confined areas.



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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