Project Controls Consultant

Date: Sep 8, 2023

Location: North Ruskin, Florida, US, 33570

Company: TECO

Title: Project Controls Consultant 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - North Ruskin
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days




Provide senior level expertise and leadership to the development of cost estimating and cost control functions for the department Big Bend Dismantlement and Fuel Resiliency projects. These efforts include the development of project control systems and procedures for the entire capital and O&M cost and scheduling efforts. Responsible for providing cost, schedule and estimating for Capital Improvement programs. 



  • Has direct responsibility to report and forecast the cost of projects for the department’s Big Bend Dismantlement and Fuel Resiliency projects. This position develops cash flows for these major projects and works directly with project team members to support the overall project cost initiatives to insure these large major multiyear projects overall forecasts are within the current year approved Corporate (10K) plan. 
  • Manage the development and maintenance of cost and planning/scheduling control systems and procedures for these projects. 
  • Provide detailed analysis of financial information, recommend, and implement strategies to achieve project goals and objectives. Keep the department Directors and Managers, ES financial team and station management informed on the cost and schedule status of assigned projects. Perform other tasks assigned by the department supervisory personnel.
  • Prepare reports, recommendations, financial models, and studies of the specific projects for senior management review and approval. Provide training for department team members with project control tools to effectively manage cost and schedule components of individual projects. Manage the accounting accrual process to ensure ES locations have the correct information to support the overall ES forecast and cost tracking process for the business plan year.
  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate procedures are in place and observed to maintain compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements. Ensure that adequate project controls procedures are in place to satisfy audit, accounting, and regulatory requirements. Manage on time property records documentation and ensure reporting is consistent with TEC Plant Accounting requirements for major capital projects.
  • Ensure that proper resource loading and Critical Path Method Scheduling methods are used and make recommendations for schedule improvement and corrective actions. Develop and update project schedules and perform risk analysis throughout the duration of major projects. 
  • Maintain the PowerPlant System for all Funding Projects. Monitor and adjust in-service and estimated completion dates for all Funding Projects and Work Orders. Ensure projects are ready for 
  • accounting completion within 90 days of going in-service. Includes verifying that all work orders are 
  • in a completed status and all payroll, invoices, and material discrepancies have been finalized. 


Direct Supervision: It is not anticipated that this position will have direct supervision responsibilities.
Indirect Supervision: Provides indirect supervision to project controls personnel from consulting engineering firms and construction contractors.


Key Internal: Frequent contact with Vice-President, directors, managers, supervisors, planners, engineering, major contract and budgeting groups, in addition to many other Tampa Electric groups which include, but are not limited to, interactions with general accounting, treasury, information services and 
regulatory. Occasional contact with company executives.
Key External: Frequent contact with Engineering and Construction contractors, government agencies, and auditors. 



Required: Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited college/university

Preferred: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Building Construction, Contract Management or associated discipline. 


Required: Minimum of 3 years as a Senior Project Controls Analyst, or a minimum 12 years work related experience in the following areas: Planning and Scheduling (CPM), Contract Administration, Cost Control, Cash Flow Forecasting, Project Budgeting.  Interfacing contracts with Accounting and Budgeting systems.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 
Required: Senior level knowledge of project controls concepts and systems. Demonstrated capability in managing complex programs, departmental and project budgets and forecasts. Must be strong communicator and facilitator within TEC departments and support groups in the cost accounting area. Handle multiple duties and responsibilities and be accountable for those actions. Understand the working details of TEC accounting, work management and procurement systems, Engineering and Construction cost and schedule control systems, corporate accounting and regulatory requirements and departmental interfaces for projects of all sizes.

A solid understanding of the PowerPlant Accounting System, project control systems, SAP, WorkPRO, WorkMAN, and other TEC systems, as well as advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability with Access is required.


Handle multiple duties and responsibilities and be accountable for those actions.  Overtime work may be required.  Travel out of town may be required but limited.


Must be able to work in power plant locations.  



  • Safety Health & the Environment
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Builds Strong Collaborative Relationships 
  • Cultivates and Embraces Change
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers 



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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