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Regulatory Coordinator, Associate (Progression)

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Regulatory Coordinator, Associate (Progression) 
Company: Tampa Electric Company
Location: TECO Plaza 
State and City: Florida  -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days

Hiring Manager:  Paula K Brown

Recruiter: Mark E Koener 




TITLE:    Regulatory Coordination, Associate (Progression)
PERFORMANCE COACH:     Manager, Regulatory Coordination
COMPANY:    Tampa Electric Company
DEPARTMENT:    Regulatory Affairs

This position can be hired at different levels within the job family based you education and years of experience

The Regulatory Coordination team prepares and ensures the accurate and timely filing of all official regulatory documents, which includes providing daily support for various regulatory activities for TECO Energy, Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas and SeaCoast. Responsibilities include communicating, coordinating, and filing periodic and annual documents with regulatory agencies; monitoring and communicating regulatory activities and dockets pending before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Florida Public Service Commission (FPSC) and other state utility regulatory agencies and assisting with regulatory research, involving reviewing legal filings for proposed rulemaking and compliance issues required by regulatory agencies. The Regulatory Coordination team maintains the Regulatory Affairs case management system, web site and utilizes the FERC mandated software and department specific software, requiring technical analysis and knowledge of relational databases.   


An opportunity for advancement to a higher level within the progression is based on value added to the Company through increased duties, responsibilities, and accomplishments. Advancement is not automatic, (i.e. based solely on time in the job) but will be based on the employee’s performance, qualifications, and the business and/or technical needs of the department.


Works with regular guidance and instruction in performing duties of limited variety and complexity. 
1.    Assists Regulatory Coordinators with providing support in the filing of official documents and annual filings (i.e. petitions, tariffs, testimony, interrogatories, production of documents data requests) for TECO Energy, Tampa Electric Peoples Gas, and SeaCoast with various state and federal regulatory agencies. (60%)
•    Identifies and recovers information, data and documents requested through the data request process, reviewing submitted support materials for completeness and accuracy. 
•    Coordinates, compiles and tracks outstanding submissions. 
2.    Provides support for regulatory research activities, including researching past filings, testimony, exhibits, reports, and other official documents. (10%)
3.    Assists Regulatory Coordinators with maintaining the regulatory case management system with official documents and annual filings, including the Regulatory calendar(s) that includes significant regulatory activities that impact TECO Energy, Tampa Electric, Peoples Gas, and SeaCoast.(10%)
4.    Supports maintenance of the company-wide Regulatory Affairs Intranet web site by posting timely updates of key regulatory issues including reporting deadlines, company tariff updates. (10%)
5.     Provides coordination support for Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas rate cases activity, including but not limited to rate case orientation, preparation and assistance with testimony, discovery process and documentation. Under direct supervision, the position provides general administrative support to the entire Regulatory Affairs department and supports the VP, Regulatory Affairs, as needed. (10% or greater as warranted)



Key Internal:      Provides extensive contact with company personnel in assisting with the coordination of responses to appropriate agencies with regard to pending Regulatory Affairs issues. Interact with all levels of employees on business/regulatory matters. 
Key External:  Coordinate with company’s legal counsel and consultants and their staff.


Required:    High School Diploma or GED 
Preferred:     Associate’s Degree from an accredited college in relevant field of study preferred.
Related Experience 
Required:    Minimum of six years of administrative/technical support experience in progressively more complex roles/assignments in a regulated industry;  or minimum of two years supporting a regulatory affairs/administration area performing work related to the duties and responsibilities.
Preferred:     At least two years of experience in regulatory support-administration area 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA) 
Required:    Must have a basic knowledge of electric and gas utility operations and general business procedures in a regulated industry. Solid understanding and use of personal computer applications such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Share Point and other PC based software is required. Requires ability to work with highly confidential information and maintain confidentiality while carrying out other associated but separate duties.
Preferred:    Basic knowledge of regulatory agency functions; Some knowledge of SAP in the area of SES, SRM, Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders preferred.

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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