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Engineer II-Senior (Varies)

Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 

 

Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.

 

We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  

 

Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 

 

Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas 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. 

 

 

POSITION CONCEPT:

The Asset Management Lead Distribution Engineer directs the development of standardized fleet Maintenance Strategies for all distribution assets and the alignment of Tampa Electric distribution programs.  The Distribution Lead is the key AM representative for SPP, AMI and Grid Mod and other distribution grid efforts and will coordinate AM support of this programs.  The lead Distribution Engineer aligns the AM distribution asset efforts to ensure a system perspective of the grid.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish a continuous collaborative reliability management process for distribution assets which involves the development of distribution system Asset list and Criticality, failure mechanism Monitoring Plan, Health Indicators/Policy, Asset Risk Dashboard and Recommendation Management
  • Facilitates the development and management of Recommendations for improvement of distribution 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
  • Support the 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
  • Ensure the documentation and management of distribution grid system data including management of design documents, computer models, equipment inventories, equipment monitoring, inspection and maintenance data and other data associated with distribution grid system Maintenance Strategy
  • Collaboratively develop, maintain and audit standards, quality processes, and procedures associated with the distribution grid assets
  • Development and communication of a statement of health and risk for equipment and associated Recommendations supporting the continuous collaborative reliability management process for the distribution grid
  • Facilitate root cause analysis, tracking of reliability metrics for distribution grid assets, management of change including the evaluation of changes to distribution grid systems, benchmarking and the tracking of functional performance and condition of distribution systems.
  • Facilitate the development, implementation and use of operational and information systems to support the distribution grid reliability process

 

EDUCATION, LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
(Degree must be in accordance with TECO’s education policy)

Required: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited or mutually recognized program.

 

Preferred: Electrical engineering degree, Florida Professional Engineer’s License

 

EXPERIENCE:

Required: Minimum of 6 years of work experience in distribution system design, implementation, operation, or maintenance. 

 

Preferred: Experience in the following and/or coordinating distribution engineering, system planning, substation engineering, telecommunications engineering, standards, system operations, field operations, IT, regulatory, legal, community relations, corporate strategy and other groups to ensure effective and efficient implementation of grid modernization programs including AMI, ADMS, FLISR, DERM, protection systems, etc.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Required: Working knowledge of the modern distribution grid design, operation, or maintenance.  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, change management, time management skills and communication skills are required.   

 

Preferred: Working knowledge of reliability centered maintenance practices, grid modeling (Synergi or other) continuous improvement practices


WORK CONDITIONS:

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

 

COMPETENCIES:
 

  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment

 

The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a Baseline Medical Examination as part of the pre-employment screening once an offer has been accepted. A pre-employment drug screening, as well as a background check (including education, employment, criminal and motor vehicle) will also be conducted as part of the pre-employment screening.

 

 

 

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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