Mechanic Garage I-II (Varies)

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

Title: Mechanic Garage I-II (Varies) 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days





The Garage Mechanic I, II, & III (GM I, II, & III) is a multi-level classification progression responsible for performing all phases of repair, service and/or fabrication on Tampa Electric Company’s fleet and equipment.  The complexity of tasks performed varies based on prescribed classification level (see IBEW Intent Book for representative duties by classification). The scope of these positions shall include those responsibilities defined as listed under Exhibit “A,” of the IBEW Intent Book where the position is at a lesser rate of pay.


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Each item should account for ≥10%).


  1. Perform troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairs to Tampa Electric Company’s heavy-duty truck, and heavy-equipment fleet which includes gasoline engines, diesel engines, drive train, brakes, suspension & steering, electrical/electronic systems.
  2. Perform automotive troubleshooting and repairs in engine repair, automatic transmission & transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension & steering, brakes, electrical/ electronic systems, heating & air conditioning and engine performance.
  3. Perform vehicle and non-vehicle welding and/or fabrication.
  4. Perform all phases of troubleshooting and repairs to mobile hydraulic equipment and/or systems (aerial lifts, digger derricks, and cranes, etc.).
  5. Perform all phases of troubleshooting and repairs to construction equipment (bull dozers, front-end loaders, etc.).
  6. Perform preventative maintenance routines on vehicular and non-vehicular equipment.
  7. Complete all work in line with job-related Safe Work Practices, work rules, and regulatory/environmental requirements.






Internal: Energy Delivery key customer contacts, including all operating personnel.

External: May interact with equipment manufacturers and/or suppliers, and other vendors.






High School diploma or equivalent. Commercial Driver License Class A (general knowledge, air brakes, combination vehicle) with endorsement codes “H” tank vehicle, and “X” hazardous materials.



Related Experience

Required:  See IBEW Collective Bargaining Agreement and Intent Book.




Required:  See IBEW Collective Bargaining Agreement and Intent Book.



Physical Requirements:     

(Percentage of time in an average 8-hour day performing each of the following tasks)

Sitting                    10%                        Bending                  15%

Lifting                    10%                        Stooping                   5%            

Standing                 35%                        Climbing                  8%   

Reaching                15%                        Typing                     3%


Lifting Requirements:                                    

(Assistance may be used if needed to perform safely)

10 lbs. or less           55%              30 lbs. to 40 lbs.       5%     

10 lbs. to 20 lbs.       20%              40 lbs. to 50 lbs.       5%

20 lbs. to 30 lbs.       10%              50 lbs. and over        5%




This position will require irregular work schedules inclusive of night-shift assignments; temporary assignments to various Fleet locations; overtime; the ability to respond to call outs/road calls (Garage Mechanic III only); occasional work on weekends; the use of personal tools; and the use of a personal vehicle for business related transportation.  Working environment is typical of heavy truck and equipment repair facility including but not limited to occasional outdoor lighting challenges (work outside in darkness with flashlight), tight working conditions, constant vehicle’s moving in and out of facility and service/repairs calls outside the garage facility either roadside or work site.  Working hours are day or night as required; Mechanic availability is 24 hours a day.

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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