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Project Manager (Ops)

Date: Jul 6, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Project Manager (Ops)    
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

 

Power up a career with us. Our People are our greatest investments.  TECO Peoples Gas offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. 

 

If you are interested in a career and not just a position, TECO Peoples Gas is the place to be!  

 

TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state. Just as it was 125 years ago when we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today’s No. 1 choice for reliable energy.  Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation and cost-effective sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 

 

TECO Peoples Gas is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric 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. 

 

Working Conditions

Handle multiple duties and responsibilities and be accountable for those actions.  Overtime work may be required.  Travel out of town may be required, but limited.

 

POSITION CONCEPT:

Provides project control support to PGS Transmission Engineering & Construction Project Management group for major (specific) projects utilizing strong costing, planning, and scheduling skills, along with excellent communication skills between both internal PGS and outside departments. May be focused exclusively either on cost control or on schedule control; may alternately include both cost and schedule control depending on departmental or project requirements.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage, revise, and maintain status of the detailed project cost estimate/forecast to include all phases of project execution from engineering, plant projects, equipment procurement and deliveries, construction contracts through startup activities. 
  • Track and analyze project costs including budgets, commitments, actuals, accruals, and forecasts.  Analysis includes forecast to budget, estimate and actuals, and risk analysis.
  • Assist in creating detailed project budgets and estimates and in the development of cash flow projections. Analyze and review project estimates developed by others to insure the accuracy of the estimate and scope.
  • Produce forecasts of total project costs, annual costs, and monthly cash flow costs and provides variance analysis and explanations.
  • Interact with PGS procurement group in relation to cost codes, purchase order commitments, change orders and sales tax issues as required.  Interact with Accounting Systems and Services, General Accounting, Regulatory Accounting, Audit, Corporate Taxes, Legal, and Risk Management to ensure all accounting and regulatory compliance guidelines are implemented.
  • Assists with project-related public outreach efforts.  On occasion, may be required to attend public meetings after normal work hours

All Project Controls Levels (Project Controls Analyst I perform duties with direction):

  •   Assist in analyzing project control requirements as part of bid review process to ensure all cost control requirements are incorporated into individual contracts and purchase orders.
  • Recommend and implement improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management.
  • Develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution on multiple projects.  Maintain project schedules and update as required to insure schedule integrity.
  • Assist in forecasting engineering and construction resource requirements including early identification of long lead items, resource constraints, and required project start dates.

 

Project Controls Analyst II – Senior Analyst (Project Controls Analyst II with direction):

  • Create detailed Project budgets from estimates and execution plans, and develop cash flow projections from review of project documentation
  • Assist in the development of project estimates and insures accuracy of the estimate and scope of the project.
  • Perform analysis on project control requirements as part of bid review process to ensure cost control requirements are incorporated into individual contracts and purchase orders.
  • Forecast engineering and construction resource requirements.
  • Ensure that proper resource loading and Critical Path Method Scheduling methods are used and makes recommendations for schedule improvement and corrective actions.
  • May assist in training lower level project analysts.
  • Develop and update project schedules and perfoms risk analysis throughout the duration of the project

Project Controls Analyst Senior:

  • May have leadership responsibility for administrative staff including work direction, work review and mentoring.

Project Controls Analyst Lead:

  • Responsible for reporting on the Capital Budget for PGS Specific Projects, including upload of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), monthly forecast, and explanation of variances.
  • Maintain the Power-Plant System for all Funding Projects.  Monitor and adjust in-service and estimated completion dates for all Funding Projects and Work Orders.
  • Ensure projects are ready for accounting completion within 90 days of going in-service.  Includes verifying that all work orders are in a completed status and all payroll, invoices, and material discrepancies have been finalized.
  • Involve the Project Managers, Department Managers, Procurement, and other Analysts in the process to improve the accuracy of the monthly forecast.
  • Develop the methodologies to track projects and identify deviations from the Funding Project approved amount, Budget, and Forecast.  Work with the other PAs to mitigate effects and/or develop explanations.
  • Cultivate relationships with other departments to develop a single point of contact for all financial and accounting questions.  Respond quickly and accurately to all requests for information and follow-up to ensure the information is understood.
  • Conduct meetings at a Manager/Director level to discuss the Capital Program and all active projects at both a high-level as well as in specific detail when required.
  • May have full supervisory responsibility for administrative staff, including performance review, coaching and counseling duties.

 

LEVEL SCOPE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Level:  PROJECT CONTROLS ANALYST I

Works with supervision/guidance; receives specific and detailed instructions as to required tasks and results expected; performs a variety of routine tasks which should provide experience and familiarity with the Project Management staff, methods, practices, procedures and programs of the Company; usually assumes no responsibility for direction of others.

 

Educatio        Education

Required:       High School Diploma or GED

Preferred:       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Construction Management or related field from an accredited college/university

Experience

Required:       Minimum of 7-8 years of progressive work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities and the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section.

                        College education may be considered in lieu of comparable direct/related experience. 

Preferred:       Experience with engineering and construction project controls is preferred

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Required: 

  • Cost management, scheduling, project planning and estimating skills, as well as the communication skills necessary to interface with external engineering.
  • Architectural and construction firms, suppliers, the TEC Project Management team and other organizations within TECO Energy.
  •  Demonstrated ability with Excel and Access is required.
    Preferred: Budget, cash flow and/or schedule development; TECO accounting and project control systems
    Level:  PROJECT CONTROLS ANALYST II
    Performs routine cost control or scheduling work requiring application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related tasks; receives guidance on new aspects of non-routine assignments; using prescribed methods, performs specific and limited portions of a broader assignment of an experienced analyst; may schedule/coordinate projects with supervision and review; prepare analyses, write specifications and reports as directed.
    Education     
    Required:       High School Diploma or GED
    Preferred:       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Construction Management or related field from an accredited college/university

Experience

Required: Minimum of 2-3 years as Project Controls Analyst I, or a minimum of 10 years of progressive work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities and the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section, with at least 2 years of experience in engineering and construction project controls environment. *College education may be considered in lieu of comparable direct/related experience. 

Additional Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Required: Demonstrated independence and expertise in performing the Project Controls Analyst I or similar level role. Proficiency in budget, cash flow and/or schedule development

 

Level: SENIOR PROJECT CONTROLS ANALYST

Education

Required:       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Construction Management or related field from an accredited college/university

Experience

Required:       Minimum of 2-3 years as a Project Controls Analyst II, or a minimum of 6-7 years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities and the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities section, specifically including engineering and construction project controls.

 

 Additional Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Required

Required:

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of engineering and construction project processes
  •  deliverables, and execution methods and the ability to take a leadership role in determining the appropriate methods and extent of controls required for each project.
  • TECO accounting and project control systems  

Level:  LEAD PROJECT CONTROLS ANALYST

Education 

Required:       Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering, Construction Management or related field from an accredited college/university

Preferred:       Master’s degree in Business Administration

 

Additional Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Required:

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of engineering and construction project processes
  • Understand the basic network architecture of the electrical grid and the major components that go into it.
  • Be able to develop a high-level schedule and related cash-flow forecast with minimal information, and refine it as a project develops.
  • A solid understanding of the Power-Plant Accounting System, project control systems, SAP, and other PGS systems, as well as advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Project and PowerPoint.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • 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 Judgement

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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