Project Manager (Ops)- Progression

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

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



Manage Transmission, Distribution, Substation and Road Widening capital projects in the Electric Delivery (ED) organization.  Lead project teams as the single point of responsibility and accountability for all aspects of project execution. The Project Manager is responsible for all phased of planning and executing projects to meet the goals of the company with respect to schedule, financial and operating performance. schedule development, cash flow versus budget analysis and. The PM is also responsible for managing the final project scope, PSA-quality estimates, establishing in-service dates, risk identification and mitigation and project close out.  




Level 1:        Project Manager I
Performs the following with direction:
1.    Manage the planning, engineering, procurement, construction, and start-up of multiple capital projects.  Manage project scope, cost, time, risk, quality, procurement, communications and human resources in order to drive project execution and meet project objectives.  Management responsibilities begin with project initiation and include planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and project close-out.  Accountable for project performance measured by safety, schedule, financial, and operating goals.

2.    Review Project Scope Approvals (PSA), Project Completion Reports, and Project Change Requests (PCR’s) for upper management review and signature.

3.    Manage project communications. This includes identifying project stakeholders and keeping them well informed; effectively facilitating regular project team meetings; delivering engaging, informative, well-organized presentations; resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely fashion; and understanding how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. Ensure accurate project status reporting. This includes updates on cost, schedule, status, and critical items which may materially affect project performance or department or company operations. Present project status to management and key stakeholders on a regular basis.

4.    Effectively plan, organize, and coordinate the project work of engineers, construction resources, technicians, or others, as assigned, in a manner that supports the project, company and department goals and objectives. Review and monitor contractual requirements for all engineering, equipment suppliers, and construction contractors.

5.    Manage project scope through active monitoring and change control procedures.  Ensure project scope changes are justified prior to implementation.  Ensure required approvals are obtained before changes are implemented.

6.    Develop and coordinate input into the expense, capital, manpower, and salary budgets for projects. Review budget, estimates, scope and forecast cost throughout the life of the project to ensure an accurate monthly and yearly budget.

7.    Performs additional duties as needed


No direct supervision


Key Internal:      Interfaces with TEC functional groups, personnel, and all levels of management.
Key External:     Contractors, Customers, Government and/or Regulatory Agencies, Industry Associations, Civic Associations, Developers, Engineering Firms, and Vendors


Required:      High School Diploma or GED
Preferred:      Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Building Construction or associated discipline from an accredited college or university


Preferred:    PMP (PMI - Project Management Professional) certification is preferred; Professional Engineering License  


Related Experience
Required:    Minimum of ten years of work experience comprising all of the following:
a)    Contract Administration
b)    Electric Delivery (ED) System Infrastructure (Design and/or Construction)
c)    Scheduling (CPM scheduling)
d)    Budgeting Systems and Cost Controls
e)    Contractor Claims Negotiations
College education may be considered in lieu of comparable direct/related experience.  
Preferred:    Two years of electric distribution/transmission project administration experience 


Supervisory Experience 
Preferred:    Minimum of one (1) year “direct or indirect” supervisory experience


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required:    Working knowledge of Electric Delivery construction and design criteria 


Overtime work and travel out of town may be required, but limited.  Handles multiple duties and responsibilities and is accountable for related actions.  Field work in a construction environment required.  Willingness to relocate within TEC’s service area may be required.  

Level 2:    Project Manager II
1.    Perform the Project Manager I Duties and Responsibilities independently (70%)
2.    Identity areas for improvement and work to develop and maintain Project management policies, standards, procedures and tools. (10%)
3.    Manage progressively more complex projects to include maintenance capital, new facilities, plant improvement, process change and/or new process projects with increased cost values (20%)


Direct Experience     
Required:     A minimum of 3 years as Project Manager I, or a minimum of fourteen years of experience in the engineering and construction business
Preferred:     Previous experience in managing construction contracts, engineering contracts, and equipment supply contracts
Supervisory Experience 
Required:    None
Preferred:    Minimum of five (5) years “direct or indirect” supervisory experience



Safety Health & the Environment

Develops People and Teams

Builds Strong Collaborative Relationships

Cultivates and Embraces Change

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

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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