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Corrosion Coordinator

Date: Aug 14, 2022

Location: Orlando, Florida, US, 32801

Company: TECO

Title: Corrosion Coordinator    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Orlando
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Power up a career with us. Our People are our greatest investments.  TECO Peoples Gas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. 


If you are interested in a career and not just a position, TECO Peoples Gas is the place to be!  


TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state. Just as it was 125 years ago when we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today’s No. 1 choice for reliable energy.  Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


TECO Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric 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. 


Corrosion Coordinator


Travel within the Territory’s operating locations required. Travel to PGS statewide operating locations as needed. 



  • Must be able to independently drive a motor vehicle for approximately 2 hours in an 8-hour shift
  • Must be able to independently enter or exit a motor vehicle approximately 4 to 6 times in an 8-hour shift.
  • Must be able to frequently bend or stoop requiring full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Must be able to kneel and/or crouch by bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees and/or by bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
  • Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time to accomplish tasks.
  • Must be able to use upper extremities and back muscles in lifting objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects from position to position.
  • Must be able to grasp hand tools by applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palms.
  • Must have vision correctable to 20/40.
  • Must not have an average hearing loss greater than 40 decibels in the better ear at frequencies of 500, 1000 and2000 with or without a hearing aid.
  • Must be able to concentrate on details for an entire 8-hour shift.
  • Must be able to smell gas odorant in normal concentrations.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive motions of arms, hands and wrists for 1 to 1.5 hours straight without stopping for any extended periods of time (functions would include typing, filing, copying, etc.).
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time to accomplish tasks.


  • The Corrosion Coordinator provides oversight and direction of corrosion activities for the distribution and transmission facilities for all Florida Operations, to maintain Cathodic Protection (CP) compliance levels in a safe, efficient and environmentally sound manner.  
  • Develop compliance standards and deliver quality assurance for all CP activities to ensure company, State and Federal compliance requirements are being met.  
  • Serves as the principal means of coordinating the efforts of others to achieve active corrosion control.   
  • Works with limited supervisory involvement and exercises a considerable amount of independent decision making.
  • Leads the oversight/scheduling of CP design for new projects of varying degrees of complexity.
  • Provides troubleshooting recommendations to remediate discovered deficiencies.
  • Promotes a positive safety culture and environmental awareness.
  • May be required to perform corrosion coordinating duties in multiple gas operating divisions.



  • Reviews, analyzes and advises Engineering in the design and planning of new CP and AC Mitigation systems.  Provides input to local management with specific project costs for budgeting purposes.  
  • Conducts field inspections of CP and AC Mitigation surveys as needed to determine areas requiring further testing and cost-effective solutions. 
  • Coordinates and reviews the testing requirements necessary for maintaining existing and the planning of new facility installations. 
  • Provides leadership to others to troubleshoot corrosion and induced AC problems. Documents troubleshooting efforts and makes recommendations for remediation. 
  • Provides assistance and oversight in the preparation of compliance records.  Makes technical recommendations when necessary that comply with State and Federal requirements. Provides technical assistance during annual CP inspections by regulatory agencies. 
  • Performs special technical assignments and other job duties as required, including assisting other employees on an as needed basis. 

 High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required


    Valid Florida Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record; Must hold a current NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) CP Technician Certification or approved equivalent


Direct Experience
   Minimum of 5 years of direct work experience performing Senior Corrosion Technician or equivalent duties and responsibilities 
Preferred:    Minimum of 5 years of experience interacting with Public Service Commission inspectors


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

  • Must be fully proficient in dimensions, duties and responsibilities of a Senior Corrosion Technician.  
  • Strong working knowledge of  engineering procedures and of the specific procedures related to corrosion engineering
  • Must be proficient in the design of Cathodic Protection Rectifiers and associated ground bed design
  • Must be proficient in AC mitigation principles; Ability to read and understand maps
  • Knowledge of all relevant municipal, state and federal regulations
  • Mechanical ability to operate the testing equipment related to the specialty of corrosion engineering
  • Ability to operate a company vehicle in a safe manner
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow/give oral and written recommendations and to problem solve and analyze problems logically
  • Excellent interpersonal skills


  • Knowledge of the geographic service area

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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