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Project Manager Sr (Construction)

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, 33610

Company: TECO

Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 


Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.


We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  


Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 


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



The Project Manager is responsible for overall management and oversight on Facility Services construction improvement projects. Serves as an owner’s representative with all external contractors for the development and execution of Facility Services projects and ensures all corporate standards and interests are followed.


1. Manage and monitor all planning, engineering, procurement and construction of multiple construction projects.  (20%)
2. Develop project cost estimates and manage expenditures throughout the life of the project. (20%)
3. Initiate and manage all contractual requirements for design, engineering, equipment, and contractors for all assigned projects.  (20%)
4. Manage project communications, to include identifying project stakeholders, resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely fashion and understanding how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. (10%)
5. Ensure accurate project reporting on cost, schedule, status, and critical items which may materially affect project performance or department or company operations. (10%)
6. Effectively manage project work activities of TECO team members, contracted resources, or others, as assigned, in a manner that supports the project scope, company and department goals and standards. (10%)
7. Performs additional duties as needed. (10%)

Indirect Supervision: Leads project teams of internal and external members and coordinates/oversees activities working with consultants, contractors, vendors and manufacturing representatives.


Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Building Construction, Engineering, or Business.  


Preferred: General Contractor’s License; Professional Engineer License; PMP (Project Management Professional) certification; or CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) certification is highly desirable.


Required: Minimum of eight (8) years of work experience in project planning or project management, comprising of any combination of two or more of the following areas:
a) Construction
b) Contract Administration or Contract Negotiations
c) Property Management
d) Construction Supervisor or Superintendent
e) Construction Cost Estimating


Preferred: Experience with cost accounting or financial analysis models and Tampa Electric Company financial/accounting systems highly desirable. 


Required: Minimum of four (4) years in a lead role on project teams.  Must demonstrate the ability to manage conflicts while maintaining relationships.

Preferred: Two (2) years direct supervisory experience.


• Knowledge of building design, engineering and construction.
• Direct knowledge of contract management, negotiation and execution.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to perform complex duties requiring independent judgment, analysis and interpretation of policy.


• Experience in AutoCAD 2010 or higher.


Extended work hours during evenings and weekends; and some limited travel out of town may be required.  Handles multiple duties and responsibilities and is accountable for related actions.  Field work in a construction environment required.  


• Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships 
• Develops People and Teams
• Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
• Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
• Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


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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