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Combustion Turbine Engineer III

Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

Title: Combustion Turbine Engineer III 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days



Position Concept: 

The Combustion Turbine Engineer directs the development of a standardized fleet Maintenance Strategies for all combustion turbine assets and associated mechanical system assets (rotating equipment, heat exchangers, material transfer/conveying/piping, cooling systems, etc.).


Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Establish a continuous collaborative reliability management process for mechanical systems which involves the development of mechanical system Asset Criticality, failure mechanism Monitoring Plan, Health Indicators/Policy, Asset Risk Dashboard and Recommendation Management
  • Develop and facilitate coordinated implementation of a fleetwide predictive monitoring program which supports our Asset Class Monitoring plans. Drive the continuous improvement and optimization in the effectiveness and cost of the monitoring plans thru replacement of time-based maintenance with predictive maintenance and the use innovative monitoring technologies
  • Facilitates the development and management of Recommendations for improvement of mechanical asset Maintenance Strategy, e.g. capital projects, outages, operational limitations, monitoring and analysis of asset condition (non-destructive and other inspection and sampling) and prioritize work planning and scheduling
  • Ensure the documentation and management of combustion turbine system data including management of design documents, computer models, equipment inventories, equipment monitoring, inspection and maintenance data and other data associated with mechanical system Maintenance Strategy.
  • Collaboratively develop, maintain and audit standards, Quality Processes, and procedures associated with combustion turbine assets and associated mechanical system assets.
  • Development and communication of a statement of health and risk for equipment and associated Recommendations supporting the continuous collaborative reliability management process for mechanical systems
  • Facilitate root cause analysis, tracking of reliability metrics for mechanical system assets, management of change including the evaluation of changes to mechanical systems, benchmarking and the tracking of functional performance and condition of mechanical systems.
  • Facilitate the development, implementation and use of operational and information systems to support the mechanical system reliability process. 



Required:    Bachelor’s Degree in engineering from an ABET accredited college program



Preferred:    Mechanical or mechanical related engineering degree, Florida Professional Engineer’s License


Related Experience
Required:   Minimum of 8 years of work experience in mechanical system design, implementation, operation, and maintenance. 
Preferred:   Minimum of 5 years of work experience with combustion and steam turbine operation and maintenance


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required:   Working knowledge of mechanical system design, operation, and maintenance.  This position requires a strong understanding of power generation principals, work practices and associated materials.  In addition, this position requires the ability to organize, lead and resolve technical and process problems. The ability to effectively lead and motivate individuals to meet organization goals and personal development needs is required.  Good project management skills, time management skills and communication skills are required.   

Preferred:             Working knowledge of reliability centered maintenance practices, continuous improvement practices



Ability to work in a powerplant and energy delivery environments for extended periods of time.  Must be able to work irregular hours, overtime, and possible holidays.



  • 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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