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Engineer III-varies

Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33610

Company: TECO

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



*Engineer classification is multi-level, based on the qualification guidelines outlined in the Company’s Engineer Career Path, Administrative Policy 2.13.  A minimum classification of an Engineer II is required in this position.


Provides engineering and operations support for substation structures and equipment installations, upgrades, physical design layouts, and replacements.


1.    Develop structures and equipment cost estimates for all proposed substation construction projects.  5%

2.    Select substation sites and obtain governmental and environmental permits.  5%

3.    Design substation foundations and structure layouts, specify and apply the electrical equipment, including transformers, circuit breakers, switches, bus/cables, and instrument transformers.  45%

4.    Develop work requests for the construction of safe reliable and cost-effective substation facilities for the company.  15%

5.    Develop and maintain substation equipment specifications in accordance with the latest industry standards and current operating policies.  10%

6.    Periodically review operation of equipment and provide technical guidance to Substation Operations.  10%

7.    Evaluate orders and maintain records for all major substation equipment in conjunction with Substation Operations.  10%


Key Internal:      All Electric Delivery departments, including Substation Operations, Project Management, Accounting, Purchasing, Planning, and Energy Supply.    
Key External:     Maintain frequent contact with other utility and industry personnel, vendors and participate in relevant professional organizations (i.e. IEEE, SEE) as budgets permit.

Direct:     None
Indirect:     None


Link:            Engineer Career Path, Administrative Policy 2.13


Required: Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program
Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited program


Required: Must have valid EIT and be eligible to become a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida
Preferred: Professional Engineering License in the State of Florida


Related Experience:     
Required: Minimum of 4 years of engineering experience in a utility or utility consultant environment
Preferred: Minimum 8 years engineering experience in a utility, with at least 4 years experience in physical substation design


Supervisory Experience
Required:        None


Required: Must have sound knowledge of physical substation design, including equipment specifications, site layouts & foundation designs, ground grid design, and permitting processes.
Preferred: The ability to handle individual researcher or staff specialist responsibilities and to conduct, coordinate, and supervise complex engineering studies and reports. The ability to assist in training, orientation, work assignments and supervision of other employees.  


Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
Builds Strong, 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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