Director Capital and Work Management

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Director Capital and Work Management 
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Hybrid (Remote and Onsite in Tampa, FL)


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. 


The Director, Capital and Work Management (CWM) provides strategic oversight and management of strategic capital planning, governance, budgeting, scheduling, and execution monitoring and reporting for all capital projects.  The role is also responsible to maintain and advance PGS’s long-term capital plan including the annual refresh of the PGS Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).  The role includes close collaboration with PGS functional areas to establish strategic capital investment priorities and prioritization and with Engineering and Construction, Operations and other functional areas as they execute and implement capital projects to ensure proper governance, oversight and reporting. 


The Director will foster a highly collaborative and flexible environment with key stakeholders, leading a collection of diverse and experienced technical resources. The director is responsible for the overall improvement of processes and procedures, eliminating bottlenecks and streamlining performance across the organization, which to optimize and increase speed and quality of delivery. By standardizing best practices across the organization, the CWM team is expected to enable uniformity of internal and external service and natural gas product delivery, along with tight, end-to-end customer experiences.



  • Overall responsibility for the PGS capital governance process including strategic capital planning and prioritization (including the IRP), strategic portfolio budgeting and forecasting, capital governance and execution monitoring and reporting.
  • Work with functional areas and the finance team to continuously monitor capital execution, identify variances and related business drivers, provide advice on required course correction and report progress.
  • Manage process optimization for enterprise capital management, capital financial performance and governance.
  • Working with other PGS functional areas, lead the annual capital planning process, PGS IRP process and capital budgeting process.
  • Work with PGS functional areas, PGS Supply Chain to update, manage and execute the capital work 8, 4 and 2-week capital work plans for Engineering and Construction. This includes ensuring adequate resources, execution performance, reporting and general management of work.
  • Plan and deliver end-to-end solutions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of capital management business processes.
  • Working with key business partners to plan, manage overall governance of projects, from initial approval, planning through implementation. Setting project scope, priorities, deadlines, and deliverable schedules.
  • Facilitate discussions and consensus among various business and project stakeholders such as key business users, project sponsors, and leadership.
  • Work with the Execution Leadership Team to establish the PGS capital investment strategy, communicate the overall PGS capital strategy and provide guidance to business partners to assist in identifying needed support, project prioritization, expenditures and funding while establishing business objectives and managing expectations. 
  • Meet regularly with business partners to understand the strength and weaknesses of their operations to determine opportunities to improve processes and functions. Communicate recommendations of new improvements to business processes.
  • Actively seek opportunities to optimize and advance business goals and collaborate to provide innovative ideas.  
  • Oversee active projects to ensure appropriate resource utilization and achievement of project objectives for cost, quality, and timeliness.
  • Participate in the preparation and management of department operating and capital budgets. Forecast and manage expenditures within approved budget guidelines and prepare variance reports when needed.



Direct Supervision: Direct management of functional and/or technical personnel. 

Indirect Supervision: Oversee contract employees, as required.



Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or related field required.

Preferred: Advanced degree in Business Administration, Engineering (PE), Project Management or related field desired.



Required: 15 years progressive responsibility within capital and asset management including budgeting, engineering, and construction processes.



Required: Demonstrated ability to champion a clear vision for industry best practices, process optimization and associated performance plans that will support business unit processes. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with business partners, team members and senior management. Time management skills and multi-tasking capabilities. Expert verbal, written, organizational, analytical and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability leading teams in support of business process analysis efforts and educating others in the proper application of tools and techniques. Demonstrated ability to independently conduct interviews with management and other department leaders and distinguish between business needs and requests. Proficient knowledge of defined business processes. Working knowledge of various business software applications and hardware technologies. Understands project plans and is able to clearly articulate roles, project goals, and timelines. Understanding of the components of running a fiscally successful project. Expertise with the Microsoft Office suite. Proficient with Microsoft Project.

Drives continuous process improvements.



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