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Technical Trainer ES

Date: Jan 31, 2023

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 Technical Trainer develops, schedules, and facilitates skills-based electrical and I&C technical training.  Serves as a mentor for technical skills development and facilitates ongoing development feedback with performance coaches.  Updates training programs to ensure that training materials reflect current work methods and equipment.  Designs, validates, and maintains progression and continuing electrical and I&C training programs and materials, and manages the delivery of these training courses.  Act as lead developer for instructor-led and computer-based electrical and I&C training courses. 


1. Develop, schedule, and facilitate Energy Supply skills-based training courses in both classroom and field settings, adjusting lesson plans accordingly and as needed.  
2. Perform Job Task Analysis to determine knowledge and skill requirements of progression and continuing training program.
3. Design and conduct written and hands-on assessments for electrical and I&C recruiting.
4. Write procedures and guidance documents to govern and administer training programs.
5. Coach performance, mentor, and develop technical skills and appropriate behaviors; communicate department policies and work rules; monitor trainees to ensure compliance with Safe Work Practices and HEC procedures; and provide trainee performance feedback to performance coaches for ongoing trainee development.
6. Ensure that proper tools, equipment, and techniques are used to perform all work in an efficient and safe manner.  Ensure that all tools and equipment are appropriately inspected and properly maintained.
7. Evaluate and engage external vendors to conduct required or needed progression and/or continuous technical training.
8. Coordinate with the Manager, Safety to evaluate ES electrical safety programs; design and conduct safety training as appropriate.
9. Evaluate new plant construction projects for training requirements.  Coordinate and/or implement necessary training during the installation process.
10. Work closely with the Manager, Human Performance to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training and modify programs as required.
11. Research and evaluate new industry products and programs as appropriate.
12. Participate on company committees as appropriate.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: Bachelor's degree in a technical area from an accredited college or university is preferred and may be considered in lieu of up to 6 years of related experience.


Required: Minimum of ten years of related experience in power plant or industrial facility electrical and/or I&C maintenance., Demonstrated experience in the delivery of training in a classroom and field setting
Preferred: Minimum of five years of industrial training experience in a classroom and field setting.


Technical writing, presentation, and communication skills are essential to effectively develop and deliver classroom and field instruction and assist with maintenance of standard operating procedures and training programs and internal and external communications. 
Advanced knowledge and technical proficiency in all aspects of electrical and I&C maintenance with proven credibility through confidence and competence in subject matter. Strong understanding of materials, tools and equipment pertaining to Energy Supply.
Must demonstrate an aptitude to grasp technical concepts, formalize ideas and effectively communicate them, budget time effectively, and utilize resources efficiently.
Must be able to lead and manage projects and programs from idea to implementation. Must have excellent people skills required to build positive customer relationships and the ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.
Proficient computer skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite software. 
Extensive knowledge of TECO Safe Work Practices and HEC Program procedures.
Functional knowledge and technical proficiency in all aspects of coal plant and combined cycle plant construction, operation, and maintenance.
Strong understanding of materials, tools and equipment pertaining to Energy Supply electrical and I&C maintenance.


When training in the field, must be able to work in conditions described in the Power Plant Worker (Craft) Energy Supply Physical Job Requirements documentation.


• Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships 
• Develops People and Teams
• Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
• Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
• Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a Baseline Medical Examination as part of the pre-employment screening once an offer has been accepted. A pre-employment drug screening, as well as a background check (including education, employment, criminal and motor vehicle) will also be conducted as part of the pre-employment screening. 
For jobs with physical required, list the physical that applies in the posting 
Must successfully complete the following physical worker medical exam:
Baseline Medical Examination


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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