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Power Electronics Systems Engineer (Contract)

Date: Jul 24, 2019

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Power Electronics Systems Engineer (Contract) 
Company: TECO Services, Inc. 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position pays between $76,949.00 to $102,599.00 and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.



This role will focus primarily on the design, productization, and deployment of electrical systems for Direct Current applications based on power electronics.

More specifically, the successful incumbent will:


  • Generate component specifications for internal and third-party suppliers.
  • Conduct detailed review of supplier’s documentation to ensure compliance with the internal technical requirements.
  • Communicate with the project manager, suppliers, and internal technology experts to provide input and leadership in the technology development and roadmap.
  • Develop the relevant engineering deliverables, such as circuit schematics, electrical drawings, bills of material, control diagrams, equipment purchase specifications, test procedures, technical descriptions, etc.
  • Recommend selection of power conductors and system protections for electric distribution systems.
  • Support and train the commissioning and service personnel.
  • Attend factory acceptance testing to verify third party equipment operation as per specifications.
  • Work with vendors and internal suppliers to optimize the product cost and to transfer the design to contract manufacturing.
  • Lead the compliance testing and certification of the integrated equipment.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

  • A Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 3 years of practical experience in power conversion systems development, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Good overall understanding of the functional operation of DC/DC converters, DC/AC converters, switchgear, energy storage systems, natural gas generators, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in testing and debugging power electronics equipment.
  • General understanding of cross functional concepts such as control principles, voltage regulation, energy management, thermal management, and structural design.
  • Previous experience in Microgrids or Electrical Energy Storage is an asset.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Requirement:  To apply, please go to, careers section click on the APPLY button at the end of the job posting, complete all required information fields, and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form. Inquiries may be directed to, Emera Human Resources.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline:   February 3rd, 2019.  Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We are committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.




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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