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Mechanic II Facility Svc - Gen

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33610

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. 



This position is responsible for constructing, erecting, finishing and repairing wooden and metal structures and fixtures.  Performs advanced skilled carpentry duties in the construction, maintenance, and remodeling of buildings, facilities, and equipment.  This position requires the individual to work independently with minimal supervision to accomplish the assigned work. Ensures all completed work complies with Safe Work Practices.


•    Erect frameworks (wood and metal) for walls, floors and suspended ceilings.
•    Proficiently read and interpret blueprints. 
•    Plan and layout complex carpentry projects.
•    Estimate costs of material and labor.
•    Layout, form, pours and finishes multiple complex concrete foundations and structures.
•    Install metal and wood windows and doors.
•    Install door hardware, including locks, closures, hinges, and stops.
•    Operates and perform preventative maintenance on hand and power saws, planers, lathes, joiners, shapers, drills, sanders and a variety of hand tools.
•    Operate a backhoe, bobcat, and other heavy equipment as required (within one year of hiring).
•    May be required to multi-skill in other Facility Service trades of same or lower level. 
•    Overtime is required.



Required:    High School diploma or equivalency.


Required:    Must have completed and received certification through a State accredited Carpentry 
        Vocational/Technical program or received a Union Journeyman Carpentry card and must also have 3-4 years of verifiable General Trades II journeyman-level commercial carpentry experience; or,

The education, certification and/or completion of a credentialed union training program in carpentry may be substituted with 10 (ten) years or more of recent (within the last 15 (fifteen) years) General Trades II journeyman-level verifiable job-related commercial construction experience or equivalent work experience in the U.S. armed forces as follows:

1.    Lead work activities of self and others on large commercial construction sites.
2.    Plan, layout, determine material requirements, follow construction drawings and written specifications for complex carpentry projects.
3.    Construction of all types of wall systems.
4.    Commercial construction experience to layout, form, pours and finishes multiple complex concrete foundations and structures.
5.    Operation of commercial construction equipment such as backhoes, small front-end loaders, trailer-mounted air-compressors, etc.
6.    Operation and minor maintenance of all types of hand and powered tools.
7.    Installing wood and metal doors and windows. 
8.    Maintenance of all types of commercial building finishes interior and exterior. 


Must have a valid Florida Driver License (Class “A” CDL) or valid Florida Driver License with an employment agreement that a full (written and driver portion) Class “A” CDL will be obtained within the first year of employment to remain in the job.

1.    Basic knowledge of electrical, plumbing and HVAC construction practices.
2.    Must have working knowledge of commercial building codes.
3.    Must be able to proficiently read and interpret blueprints. 
4.    Ability to plan and layout complex carpentry projects.
5.    Ability to estimate costs of material and labor.
6.    Able to layout, form, pour and finish multiple complex concrete foundations and structures.
7.    Ability to operate a backhoe, bobcat, and other heavy equipment as required within one year of hiring.


Overtime work and emergency call out work is required according to a collective bargaining agreement and department work rules.


1.    Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
2.    Must be able to work extended time periods in hot, dusty, noisy commercial and industrial environments.
3.    Must be able to tolerate heights, confined spaces and be able to walk stairs in buildings and structures for extended time periods and where there are no elevators.


•    Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships 
•    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.


For jobs with physical required, list the physical that applies in the posting


Must successfully complete the following physical worker medical exam: (list one)

  • Baseline Medical Examination (generic physical for all jobs requiring physicals)
  • Baseline Medical Examination and Respirator User Exam
  • Physical Worker Medical Exam
  • HAZMAT responder/ confined space rescuer medical exam



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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