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Construction Inspector

Date: Aug 22, 2019

Title: Construction Inspector 
Company: Peoples Gas System 
State and City: Florida - Tampa

Position is in the Tampa area. Successful Candidate will be required to reside within 25 miles of the Tampa Division office to ensure Business continuity and Management Emergency Response. Some weekends may be required.


This position pays between $60,000 - $73,000 for the first level of position. It pays more for a Sr level.



Unbeatable service. That’s what you’ll get with Peoples Gas. Apply today to become part of a team that has been providing Florida residents and businesses with reliable, environmentally-friendly, economical natural gas products and service for nearly 125 years.


We are glad that you chose to click on this post….

  • You will find that we have strong company values and beliefs with safety awareness being our most important value.
  • We are a subsidiary of Emera, Inc, a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • We are recognized as an industry leader for operating one of the safest pipelines.
  • Our benefit packages is one of the best in the state and we still offer a pension plan.
  • This position will be hired at one of two levels, depending on your experience.


What will you be doing if you are offered this position and accept…..

  • Oversee, monitor and inspect pipeline construction activities to ensure the requirements of the design, drawings, specifications, regulations and industry practices are being met in a safe, efficient and environmentally sound manner. 
  • Deliver quality assurance of all construction activities providing confidence that requirements are consistently fulfilled, as well as have a principal role in assuring work and material quality during construction project activity. 
  • Work with limited supervisory involvement and exercise a considerable amount of independent decision making.


What must you have before you can be considered…..

  • Valid High School Diploma or Valid GED
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record
  • 5 years of direct work experience in natural gas field operations leadership role
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership and project management skills
  • Must understand complex map reading, perform mathematical calculations and prepare reports
  • Must be able to drive a vehicle to multiple Divisions/geographic areas throughout Florida

Must have a thorough knowledge and understanding of:

  • Natural gas distribution practices;
  • Requirements of CFR Part 49, Section 192.461 External Corrosion Control: Protective Coating, as well as the R-65/F1 Pipe Coating qualification requirements and field application process;
  • OSHA 29 CFR, Part 1926, Subpart P – Excavations (Trench Safety); 
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146(G) (1) – Confined Space Entry; 
  • Plastic pipe fusion processes including Butt Fusion, Socket Fusion, Saddle Fusion and Electro-Fusion; 
  • Proper trenching and backfilling practices.
  • Trenchless technologies, including boring and jacking and directional drilling methods and practices; 
  • Tapping and stopping operations


In addition, if you have the following it will help you stand out above the crowd….

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university in a relevant field, such as Construction Management
  • CPWI or CWI Certification
  • Intermediate M.O.T. Certification
  • Minimum of 10 years of direct work experience in a gas operations leadership role
  • At least one year experience inspecting Pipeline Welders and/or Pipeline Welder experience using API Standard 1104 Guidelines
  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Municipal county and local codes
    • Company Construction Standards and DIMP requirements; 
    • Company meter set/turn-on policies and procedures;
    • Mueller E-5, D-5 and C1-36 and/or other related tapping and stopping equipment.
    • All welding standards and requirements as included in CFR Title 49 Part 192, API Standard 1104 and FPSC Rules FAC Chapter 25-12;
    • Electronic Holiday Detection Equipment;
    • GPS data gathering equipment


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.


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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