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Supvr Generation

Date: Oct 7, 2021

Location: Plant City, Florida, US, 33567

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.  


State and City: Florida - Plant City  Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days




The Supervisor Generation is responsible for the solar site maintenance and repair, contractor oversight, report generation, performance analysis, inventory management and spares procurement.  The position is responsible for the supervision, coaching, and counseling of assigned company personnel. The Supervisor Generation is responsible for evaluating work according to priority, availability, and risk, along with identifying and assigning necessary resources to maximize productivity, quality, and safety. The person also will be involved with the development and tracking of effective inspection, monitoring, environmental compliance and preventative maintenance programs for Tampa Electric solar facilities and collector stations. Working with the rest of the Solar Energy Operations team, this employee will help develop and maintain standard work processes and protocols that provide value to the customer and ensure maximum reliability of the solar assets in the Generation Fleet of Tampa Electric.



  • Supervise, direct, and coach assigned personnel. Manage goal setting and performance review process for direct reports to maximize productivity, workmanship, safety, and personal development. Maintain a working knowledge of the current collective bargaining agreement. Manage personnel performance issues to include administration of the Positive Discipline program.


  • Support Solar Operations in managing contractors Safety Performance using the TEC Contractor Safety Management Program. Coordinate multiple contractors, projects, and maintenance activities using industry best practices to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ensure all safe work practices and safety programs are utilized and strictly adhered to. Investigate and take appropriate action on contractor and personal injuries, near misses, and safety suggestions.


  • Assist in the facilitation of system root cause analysis for solar facilities and collector stations.  Assist in facilitation and tracking of resulting action plans to maintain appropriate system performance.


  • Develop and actively manage the Preventative Maintenance (PM) workload and associated aging report.  Develop hurricane preparation or extreme weather PMs. 
  • Coordinate with Training Dept. to ensure assigned personnel receive necessary skills training including training required for classification step progression.


  • Participate in the development of solar facility and collector station O&M, capital and other budgets and manage expenditures accordingly.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and policies for area of responsibility.


  • All other duties as assigned.



Direct Supervision:         IBEW Craft Employees


Key Internal:                     Frequent contact with plant personnel: Managers, Supervisors, Technicians, Engineers and Operating personnel. Exchange of information involving maintenance schedules, research of technical data, tagging procedures, etc.  Frequent contact with Portfolio Optimization and Energy Control.
Key External:                    Bargaining Unit representatives, consultants (Attorneys, etc.), contractors, government and/or regulatory agencies, industry associations, vendors.

Required:                          A High School Diploma is required with further education/training in technologies focused on electric power, electronics, mechanics, instrumentation, or hydraulics.

Preferred:                          Other Technical or Engineering accreditations in the electrical field.




Required:            Valid State of Florida Driver's License

Preferred:           Recognized Solar Certifications






Related Experience

Required:            Minimum of 5 years of work experience related to most of the Duties & Responsibilities of this position. Related experience consists of: Utility generation experience in the areas of electrical maintenance or instrumentation and controls.

Preferred:           Minimum of 2 years of direct work experience with commercial photovoltaic installations.

Supervisory Experience
Required:            N/A
Preferred:           2 years of direct supervisory experience in covered environment.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required:            A sound understanding of power generation, power delivery transmission, distribution or substation engineering principals, materials and their applications. Working knowledge of reliability centered maintenance practices, continuous improvement practices and power delivery systems used in electric utilities. Working knowledge of work management systems in power generation and delivery. Must have strong interpersonal, communication, good project management, time management and verbal/written communication skills.  Demonstrate critical thinking skills in real time, and the ability to take detailed documentation and assessment of any/all task at hand.  Ability to work well with subcontracted personnel in resolution of issues identified in the maintenance and operation of the solar facilities.  Electrical trouble shooting skills and Computer skills are essential.  Performance management skills. Experience supervising teams of craft employees that work under a collective bargaining agreement.

Preferred:           Experience working in utility scale solar photovoltaic systems with central station inverters and photovoltaic tracking systems. Experience working with scheduling software such as Primavera or Microsoft Project and an understanding of scheduling concepts and theory.



Job hours consist of primarily dayshift Monday thru Friday with some extended working hours. Must be able to work irregular and extended hours at times, and possible holidays. Working conditions consist of going to the solar facilities area to perform various duties, travel in a vehicle to various locations through the TEC service areas will be required.




Must be able to work in dusty and hot environments.  Must be able to ascend and descend from ladders and stairs.  Walking (sometimes on uneven surfaces), bending and driving as needed.




  • Champions Safety, Health and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment



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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