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Gas Control Coordinator

Date: Nov 2, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Gas Control Coordinator    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Power up a career with us. 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. 


Gas Control Coordinator


This department is staffed 24/7. May be required to work varied shifts depending on seasonal, operational, or scheduling needs. Storm duties may require offsite relocation including overnights during and after a storm. Some overtime may be required.


Responsible for the direct oversight and support of the Operational Compliance activities within the Gas Control. Develop and maintain processes and data necessary for compliance with Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulations and company procedures. This role is responsible for developing operational and compliance recommendations based on regulatory requirements. Coordinate departmental changes with key stakeholders using the Management of Change (MOC) process.


1.    Ensure the department’s compliance with PHMSA regulations concerning Control Room Management and prepare for and facilitate Public Service Commission (PSC) inspections. 

  • Prepare a compliance schedule and complete all compliance tasks and plan reviews.
  • Recommend improvements for departmental compliance.
  • Monitor training records for all qualified Gas Control Analysts and assign and track training sessions and progress.
  • Provide department quality assurance to ensure records are compliant with regulations by reviewing daily records in SharePoint.
  • Provide coaching to Gas Control Analysts for processes and procedures.

2.    Oversee the (MOC) process for Gas Control by reviewing incoming requests, coordinate changes with SCADA Administrator, service area personnel, and M&R personnel, and document and communicate changes to Gas Control Analysts. 
3.    Develop, document, and update Gas Control policies and procedures. 
4.    Administer Gas Control SharePoint site. Provide support to Gas Control staff for SharePoint functionality and process improvements. 
5.    Create and maintain departmental reports in Report Builder. 
6.    Backup other Gas Control Coordinator(s) as needed. 


Associate’s Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college
Preferred:    Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field from an accredited college


Related Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required. Related experience consists of office experience in a natural gas utility in progressively more complex assignments/roles.


  • Experience with Control Room Management regulations
  • Experience in a Gas Control environment
  • Experience in natural gas related compliance functions
  • SharePoint experience including system administration, InfoPath, and SharePoint Designer



  • Demonstrated skills in analysis and problem solving, successfully applying skills to situations of higher complexity in a logically and in a timely manner
  • Advanced proficiency in SharePoint and Microsoft Excel
  • Technical aptitude, forward-thinking abilities, creativity, initiative, and resourcefulness
  • Demonstrated excellent attention to detail 
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing to individuals internal and external of PGS
  •  Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as independently


  • Knowledge of Control Room Management regulations
  • Knowledge of natural gas distribution and transmission operations
  • Working knowledge of the design and operational characteristics of natural gas distribution systems, including gate stations and regulator stations



  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity
  • Drives Business Excellence for Customers
  • Builds Collaborative Relationships
  • 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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