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Director Pipeline Safety & Operational Support

Date: Feb 2, 2020

Title: Director Pipeline Safety & Operational Support 
Company: Peoples Gas System 
State and City: Florida - Tampa


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.


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

Senior level Gas Delivery management position reporting directly to the President, Peoples Gas System (PGS).  This position provides leadership to the Pipeline Safety and Operational Support team, ensuring the vision, mission, and goals of the corporation are achieved, in a collaborative and conducive manner, and ensures the standardization of safety and compliance programs across the PGS system. This role leads the development and administration of the company’s Pipeline Safety Management program including compliance related internal controls, compliance monitoring and providing assurance for pipeline safety and adherence to state and federal pipeline regulations.  Additionally, this role has responsibility for the development of team member safety programs, the PGS damage prevention program, and overall environmental strategy and compliance.


Here are some of the major duties and responsibilities….

  • Provide direct leadership that creates an efficient, highly motivated team, committed to fulfilling the mission and achieving the goals of the organization.  Provide daily leadership by articulating and communicating to all team members the company position on critical issues.  Participate in the selection, supervision, training, development, motivation, and compensation of supervisory and technical staff required for the professional and effective performance of the department in a cost-effective manner. 
  • Lead the development and administration of the PGS Pipeline Safety Management System utilizing industry accepted best practices, risk management, stakeholder engagement, standardized procedures and operational controls. 
  • Provide leadership direction for the PGS team member safety organization, providing effective programs that result in successful team member safety performance.
  • Provide Leadership direction related to damage prevention and recovery, ensuring effective public awareness programs and timely recovery of costs related to system damage.
  • Lead environmental strategy and compliance for Peoples Gas and serve as the Peoples Gas lead related to environmental coordination with Tampa Electric Environmental Services and Emera.
  • Communicate regularly with the President of Peoples Gas and all levels of management regarding safety, environmental and compliance activities. 
    • Provide written reports to management on the results of compliance reviews, including recommendations for improvements and timing for correction. 
  • Participate on the TECO Energy Compliance Operating Committee and Corporate Safety Team and work with other TECO Energy subject matter experts to continue to improve upon roles and responsibilities. Serve as primary contact with TECO Energy’s Audit Services Department and outside consultants on compliance related matters. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the President of Peoples Gas. 


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, engineering or related subject from an accredited college
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience involving operations, ethics, safety, environmental, training, compliance, auditing, and regulatory.
  • Sufficient experience and technical knowledge to both be able to evaluate the operational compliance of the gas delivery and to develop programs/manuals/ initiatives to support gas delivery operations.
  • A broad range of experience in staff roles providing effective support to line functions.
  • Four (4) years of leadership experience.
  • A demonstrated track record of progressive performance results and specific strengths in strategic thinking, large program development, and effectiveness in managing and overseeing complex initiatives.


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

  • Master’s Degree in Business or related field from an accredited college.
  • Operational experience in gas delivery operations.





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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