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Power Line Worker (Journeyman Lineman) ***Sign-on Bonus - Competitive Pay - Benefits***

Date: Dec 1, 2018

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

Title: Power Line Worker (Journeyman Lineman) ***Sign-on Bonus - Competitive Pay - Benefits*** 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position pays $41.02 per hour and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.



***Join Tampa Electric Company***

Experienced Journeyman Power Lineman looking for a rewarding career in Tampa, Florida? Successful hires are eligible to receive a $7,000 sign-on bonus!


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!


This opportunity is for experienced Journeyman Power Linemen with the below documentation. 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. You can email a copy to Tasha Blaisdell at as soon as possible. 



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



  • Possess a knowledge and understanding of the Safe Work Practices Manual.
  • Construct overhead and/or underground residential, commercial and industrial electrical distribution systems, transmission systems and lighting systems.
  • Install, remove or repair the following equipment on energized or de-energized lines (distribution or transmission) in all types of weather conditions: 1.) Anchors, cross-arms, insulators, brackets, capacitors, regulators, OCR’s, poles, switches, lightning arrestors, grounds, transformers (overhead and underground, single phase, open-Y and three phase banks), conductors (overhead and underground primary, secondary and services) secondary hand-holes, URD switch-gear, LBC cabinets, manholes, splice boxes and fuses. 2) Also install, remove or repair special devices required by governmental regulations.
  • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on transmission and distribution equipment.
  • Utilize voltmeters, phase rotation meters, phasing tools, meggars, cable fault locating equipment and other related equipment as needed.
  • Set and remove meters and take readings.
  • Switch, tag, test and ground overhead and underground electrical systems as well as perform some substation switching.
  • Handle large equipment such as chain hoist and sag large transmission conductors, any size as required.
  • Climb poles and structures using appropriate safety equipment.
  • Drive tractor-trailer carrying up to 80’ poles. Drive and operate large aerial bucket and line trucks with long overhang on booms.
  • Respond to emergency and scheduled overtime.
  • Serve as crew leader as required, completing the necessary paperwork (material forms, time sheets, etc.) and reading and interpreting construction prints and work requests. Future needs may require time to be entered into computer systems.
  • Assist in the training of new employees as required.
  • Attend and receive any required training or certifications.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager or supervisor.



  • 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.



Must successfully complete the following physical worker medical exam: Physical Worker Medical Exam for Energy Delivery




  • Valid high school diploma or valid GED
  • Journeyman Lineman certificate.
  • List of Apprentice Lineman curriculum if requested or DOL certificate.
  • The written portion of the Commercial Driver License Class A with any required endorsements must be completed if an offer is extended prior to start date.




  • One (1) year of Lineman experience (this does not include Apprentice Line experience).
  • This position requires mechanical aptitude.
  • Must comply with company policies and follow safe work practices.


  • Three (3) years of Lineman experience (this does not include Apprentice Line experience).



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





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 – 30 minute call

2.     Written test – 1.5 hour test

3.     Full day of field evaluations (7:00 AM – 5:30 PM), along with an interview with management the same day. Date will be determined after successfully completing steps 1 and 2 above.  


Successful hired candidates are eligible to receive a $7,000 sign-on bonus


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.



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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