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Supvr Generation- Planner Mechanical Maintenance

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: North Ruskin, Florida, US, 33570

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 Planner Scheduler is responsible in a line capacity to the Manager Maintenance. The Planner is responsible for planning and scheduling all maintenance activities on a day-to-day basis, as well as planning all equipment and unit outage work. Provides maintenance and planning support through craft scheduling, outage planning and scheduling, KPI tracking, along with Plan of the Week schedule development and compliance monitoring.


Within the limits of authorized company objectives, policies, procedures, plans and budgets, the Planner has responsibilities and duties including, but not limited to the following:
1. Plan maintenance work and work orders for each team to ensure that work is properly prioritized and coordinated, and all work is accomplished in a cost-effective manner. Ensure work orders are thoroughly planned, assigned the correct equipment location, properly estimated for labor, parts and materials, and all supporting attachments (procedures, permits, etc.) are included.
2. Plan and coordinate work requirement needs including all HEC procedures, confined space and burn permits, job aides, maintenance procedures, and PM attachments, in order to maximize productivity and minimize impact on plant personnel and equipment. Maintain our Preventative Maintenance program for accurateness, effectiveness, and schedule compliance.
3. Plan and develop scheduled ‘outage work packages’ for all equipment and unit outages. Work closely with the plant Technical Support staff and plant operations personnel to prioritize required work. Perform jobsite visits for planning and scheduling auditing purposes. Utilize cost control methods and work within the parameters of station budgetary allotments to accomplish required work.
4. Assist plant supervisory personnel with quantifying maintenance requirements. Coordinate work plans into packages for both, next day activities, as well as weekly plans for maintenance activities. Maintain all team member schedules (daily and weekly work, vacation, required safety and skill-based training, etc.). Communicate any changes to the daily or weekly plan.
5. Ensure safe work practices and environmental policies, procedures, and permit limitations are followed in conjunction with planning and scheduling work.  Implement and utilize company and station resources, including annual refresher training, record keeping, and daily job safety briefs 
6. Develop, maintain, and monitor maintenance KPI’s to include schedule compliance, backlogs, planning accuracy, PM goals, reactive maintenance, and cost compliance. 
7. Effectively monitor and reduce overtime usage and proactively explore ways to increase productivity. Upon job completion, insure work orders are properly routed or filed, and any follow-up (parts repair/replacement, procedure updates/changes, etc.) is accomplished.
8. Evaluate work request and as required, assign all contractor related work orders to the Contract Supervisor for estimating. Review all estimated contractor work orders and either forward on for additional review and approval, or approve within your appropriate approval authority.
9. Participate with the plant Technical Support group in making recommendations to station management on equipment modifications or maintenance, budget input and future outage planning.
10. Perform any other duties or special assignments as assigned by the Maintenance Manager. Such as, team supervision, project lead, committee team member.


Required: High School Diploma or GED
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university


Required: Minimum of 8 years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required.   Related experience consists of:  Power Plant operations and/or maintenance
Preferred: Minimum of 15 years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required.   Related experience consists of:  power plant operations and/or maintenance
College degree may be considered in lieu of comparable related experience in power plant operations or maintenance of five years with a Bachelor’s degree.


Required: Proficient with Microsoft Office.  Working knowledge of work management systems related to planning, scheduling, and tracking maintenance work and equipment in a heavy industrial facility. Demonstrate an understanding of maintenance and outage management best practices and procedures with the ability to develop and maintain KPI metrics. 
Ability to develop spreadsheets, power point presentations, and other related programs and documents.
Strong communication skills with the ability to gather information from numerous sources, compile and correlate information, and communicate using written, verbal, and various reporting methods.    
Preferred: Proficient using scheduling software i.e. Primavera, Microsoft Project.


Work hours may exceed 40 hour per week where work is executed indoors, outdoors and around hot and audible equipment. Overtime work may be required during the week and weekends. 


• 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


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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