Distribution Design Field Inspector (Locations Varies)

Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Ruskin, Florida, US, 33570

Company: TECO

Title: Distribution Design Field Inspector (Locations Varies) 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Ruskin
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days




Responsible for inspecting all OH/UG residential & commercial services ,temporary construction services, any field related activity such as opening and inspecting energized equipment, and any field verification support for the distribution and design and engineering team. Verify Distribution Design Tech designs of all service work requests to ensure the construction print, and methods of installation are accurate. Responsible for all elements of a pre-job inspection, including but not limited requirements related to design project work requests.


  • Ensure all  inspections assigned meets TEC’s spec by referring to the SESR (Standard Electrical Service Requirements) & General Rules & Specifications reference manual. May be required to participate in POW (Plan of the Week) meetings with Tampa Electric team members, to provide input and feedback for service-related topics. Complete jobsite post-inspection documentation to ensure the proper scheduling for work to be performed. Resolve any field-related issues with Distribution Design Techs, and customers to prevent delays that may affect in service dates. (50%)
  • Complete jobsite inspections to ensure that residential/commercial customers are ready for OH/UG services to be installed.  Verify that locations of TEC’s existing and proposed equipment and any third parties’ infrastructures (water, sewer, storm, gas, telephone, and cable lines) are adequately identified on the construction prints. Based on the scope of construction and company safety standards, verify Maintenance-of-Traffic (MOT) was necessary as a requirement that Operations, and/or contractors would need for completing work. (15%)
  • Complete assigned WorkPro requirements as field tasks are completed so that jobs can properly progress through the system. If applicable, disapprove requirements and enter supporting remarks in WorkPro. (15%)
  • Assist ADMS department with field verification of TEC assets. Work in ADMS’s WMS to report and coordinate with mapping services on asset locations. (10%)
  • Periodically backup other Field Inspector team members.  (10%)


Key Internal:  Interacts with multiple levels in the organization (e.g., Distribution Design Techs, One Source, Service Area Coordinators, ADMS, Planners, Stores, Project Managers, and Line Supervisors).

Key External:  Interacts with end-use customers, governmental agencies, contractors, builders, and developers.




Required:           Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

Preferred:          Associates Degree; may be accepted in lieu of 1 year of experience



Required:           Valid Florida driver’s license and safe driving record



Required:  ­­­­­­One year of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required. Related experience includes but is not limited to the following activities: work order management, project management, customer service, planning, field construction, CAD drafting and GIS mapping; direct work experience designing, installing, and maintaining distribution overhead and underground facilities as a lineworker or electrician.

Preferred: Experience with Distribution Design , Lineworker/Apprentice Lineworker, Electrician or work-related experience.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

Required: Must have good communication and organization skills to meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment; Must be able to handle urgent construction and customer issues in the field under minimal supervision.

Preferred: WorkPro and GIS; Ability to read and understand construction prints and interpret GIS data.



Daily working conditions include office and field construction environments. The daily use of a company vehicle is provided for construction site inspections. The use of personal protective equipment to include Fire Resistant (FR) clothing is required around energized conductors and equipment.  Occasional overtime required.



  • Driving to locations in TEC service areas
  • Walking to field locations for inspection purposes.
  • Lifting 20lbs regularly and occasional lifting of up to 40lbs.











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: Tampa

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