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Project Manager

Date: Dec 27, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33601

Company: TECO

Title: Project Manager    
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. 



Includes occasional walk down of pipelines, rights-of-way and related facilities and construction sites; Frequent driving between plant locations; Must have ability to travel by air as needed.



Manage Engineering and Construction Projects in the PGS Engineering & Technical Support Department.  Lead project teams as the single point of accountability for all aspects of project execution.  The project manager is also responsible for all phases of planning and executing projects to meet the goals of the company with respect to schedule, financial, and operating performance.  The duties include conflict resolution between the company and the engineering, construction, equipment, and material providers.



  • Manage the construction and contribute to the planning, engineering, procurement, 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 construction initiation and include planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and project close-out.  Be accountable for project performance measured by safety, schedule, financial, and operating goals.
  • Thoroughly understand the project business cases.  This includes, as necessary, contributing to the development of varying solutions or scope options for comparison, economic analysis, and development of non-economic project justification.  Ensure the business case is well documented in project authorization documents (AFE, Work Orders).
  • Manage development of project execution plans and ensure adherence to the project specific plans or to the standard project management procedures as appropriate.  Lead decision making concerning the extent to which detailed project specific plans are required.  Ensure plans are updated when needed to meet changing conditions or requirements.  Ensure the project plans, estimates, and schedules are reasonable and achievable. Manage change control procedures and forecast project resource requirements.
  • Effectively plan, organize, and coordinate the work of; Operations personnel, multi-discipline engineers, construction supervisors, procurement personnel,  or others assigned to a project team, in a manner that supports the project, company and department goals and objectives.
  • 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.




Required:       Bachelor’s Degree from an ABET/regionally accredited institution in Engineering, Construction, Business or a related field

Preferred:       MBA or graduate degree in Engineering


Preferred:       Project Management certification, PE


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA):


  • Strong understanding of natural gas transmission and distribution systems engineering, design and construction.
  • A]bility to lead and motivate team members.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills are necessary to be effective.


  • Working knowledge of work management systems, project management and cost control systems.



Related Experience  

Required:       A minimum of 8 years of experience in major construction activities with a focus on engineering, scheduling, budgeting, cost controls and contract claims negotiations.

Preferred:      Experience managing general construction and/or engineering contracts; Experience with facility improvements and maintenance/upgrades desirable

Supervisory Experience

Preferred:       Minimum of three (3) years direct or indirect supervisory experience



  • 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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