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Journeyman Lineman or Troubleman (VARIES) --- updated evaluation date

Date: Sep 5, 2017

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

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Title: Journeyman Lineman or Troubleman (VARIES) --- updated evaluation date 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: Unknown


This position pays hourly $39.63 for Lineman and $42.15 for Troubleman and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.



This is a VARIES position for an EXPERIENCED Journeyman Power Lineman or Troubleman and requires Journeyman Lineman experience with a Journeyman Certificate. Please contact Tasha if you have any questions at


A copy of your Journeyman Certificate and DOL Certificate (in lieu of a Department of Labor certificate, a copy of apprenticeship curriculum) must be provided prior to a phone screen. Please email a copy to as soon as possible.



  • May be required to travel inside and outside of the service area.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule as per current requirements.
  • Ability to work on energized systems and response to emergency call-outs is required.
  • Ability to make successful decisions in high stress situations.



Successful candidate must successfully complete the Physical Worker Medical Exam for Energy Delivery


Must perform all duties following the safe work practices and procedures set forth in the Company Policies.  


Performs all aspects of constructing and maintaining Tampa Electric’s overhead and underground transmission and distribution system including switching and troubleshooting and operation of equipment and vehicles. Work on energized systems and response to emergency overtime is required.


First responder to all electric power outages, and various power-related customer inquiries, at Tampa Electric Company. Restores, operates and maintains the overhead and underground electric distribution system. Responds and interacts with Customers to solve power related problems and frequently works on energized systems and responds to emergency situations. Works independently and must perform all duties in accordance with Tampa Electric Company’s Safe Work Practices. Rotating shifts providing 24/7 emergency response coverage are required.  Frequently works extended hours and days, particularly during weather extremes.




  • Valid high school diploma or valid GED
  • Journeyman Lineman certificate.
  • List of Apprentice Lineman curriculum if requested or DOL certificate.
  • Commercial Driver License Class A is required prior to the start date 



*The below experience does not include apprentice line experience.



  • One (1) year of Lineman experience*.
  • This position requires mechanical aptitude.
  • Must comply with company policies and follow safe work practices.


  • Three (3) years of Lineman experience*.




  • Three (3) years of Distribution Lineman experience*. Underground and overhead experience required.
  • This position requires mechanical aptitude.
  • Must comply with company policies and follow safe work practices.


  • Five (5) years of Distribution Lineman experience* and knowledge with Transmission Systems.




Adaptability/Leading Change, Customer Service Orientation, Judgment, Ownership & Excellence, Teamwork, Working Safely.




Applicants must Register on line first, upload a resume and then completely fill out the application (including work history and education) to apply for the position.


Applicants who meet the requirements and are selected to move forward to a phone screen must provide:

Journeyman Certificate

DOL Certificate (in lieu of a DOL certificate, a copy of apprenticeship curriculum)


There are three (3) steps after your documents have been approved:

1.     Phone screen

2.     Written test

3.     Full day of field evaluations (7:00 AM – 5:30 PM), along with an interview with management.


Travel, hotel and food will be at the candidate’s expense. Food will be provided the day of evaluations.


Candidates will be paid the hourly rate of this position while participating in the field evaluations.


**Due to the effects of Hurricane Irma, dates for the evaluations and interviews are now projected for October 18th or 19th --- the phone and written portions will be prior to the evaluation***


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.


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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