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Project Support Assistant - Electric Utility

Date: Sep 12, 2019

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


This position pays between $17.21  to $21.52 per hour and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.




The Project Support role provides a full range of administrative and technical services to assist the Big Bend Modernization Project Team and project technical staff during the engineering, design, planning, construction, start-up, turnover and closeout of major plant additions, modifications and outage projects. Project Support relieves the project team members of routine tasks, including electronic file management, drawing and document cycle management, expediting and administrative tasks. 



  1. Perform document control functions including assisting end users with document/drawing/information searches, including locating in the electronic document management (EDM) system, downloading, uploading, issuing transmittals, indexing and merging documents for upload to the EDM system and updating tracking systems maintained by the Supervisor of Document Control and Support Services.  Work with TEC engineers to ensure engineering firms understand and follow TEC document control procedures.
  2. Maintain organized and complete project files per the established standard. Monitor and manage project mailboxes, SharePoint Sites or the equivalent and ensure project communication protocol is followed.
  3. Track, log and expedite internal project document reviews and approvals including, but not limited to, Program Scope Approvals (PSAs), scopes of work, drawings and specifications.
  4. Perform administrative tasks for Project Managers and other project team members including organizing meetings, coordinating visitor entries with plant gate guard, recording minutes of meetings, preparing and proofreading project documentation including, but not limited to, Contract Work Orders, procurement recommendation memos, invoice entry, expense account entry, turnover packages, memoranda, and reports.
  5. Backup and assist administrative specialists as needed performing duties such as entering contractor time into Workman, creating Facilities or Service One work requests and managing supplies inventory.
  6. Perform duties and special projects as assigned by the Project Manager.



Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgement

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity

Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships

Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change



This position works in an office environment at either the Plaza or a power plant; Travel to other project sites and other TEC locations is required on an as-needed basis.



General office tasks that require standing, sitting, lifting, reaching and bending.




Education, Licenses & Certifications


 Valid High School Diploma or Valid GED; Valid driver license


Associates or Bachelors degree from a school accredited in accordance with TECO Education Policy;  Job related professional/technical certifications


Related Experience


 Minimum of 4 years of related office work experience with progressively more complex technical assignments.

College degree may be considered may be considered in lieu of up to two years of work experience. 


Project management support of large projects, experience working in both an industrial and professional office environment


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)


Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, SharePoint and Adobe Acrobat Professional software.


Knowledge of Records Management policies and procedures; Working knowledge of an Electronic Document Management system; Working knowledge of major engineering/construction project document control


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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