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Engineer for Power Electronics and Energy Storage Controls

Date: Aug 4, 2020

Title: Engineer for Power Electronics and Energy Storage Controls 
Company: TECO Services, Inc. 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days






This is an amazing opportunity to play a vital role in fulfilling our mission of accelerating the adoption of renewable energy. You will work as part of a growing team focused on delivering world-class microgrid control solutions, collaborating with colleagues and customers, developing software, deploying solutions, and providing exceptional customer support.



  • Develop, test, and deploy control algorithms
  • Conceptualize energy and power management algorithms to optimize the operation of energy systems
  • Conduct system functionality testing, commissioning, troubleshooting, and reporting
  • Develop control interface to energy resources
  • Perform onsite investigation and troubleshooting of control systems operation and performance
  • Create studies, reports, specifications, requirements, and test plans.
  • Advise colleagues on technical specifications, requirements, and considerations for project proposals
  • Perform technical support for customers and colleagues
  • Oversight and direction of third-party contractors




                                Required:  Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering college or university

                                Preferred:  Advanced engineering degree is desirable and will be considered in lieu of some of the experienced required.   



                                Preferred:  Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification, Professional Engineer (PE) License 



                                Required:   Minimum of 5-8 years of engineering work experience related to performing the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required (Master’s degree in Engineering may be considered in lieu of some of the experienced required).



Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)


  • Understanding of weather and load forecasting principles and methods
  • Experience with modeling and simulation of electrical and control systems using MATLAB/Simulink
  • Understanding of inverter control functions and their use in grid support applications
  • Knowledge of the principles and applications of energy storage resources and the operation methods that optimize the value of those resources
  • Practical experience with data processing and analysis 
  • Must have sound knowledge of control systems and be able to independently evaluate and modify the system designs.
  • Self-management and initiative demonstrable by the ability to perform most assignments after receiving instructions and expectations only
  • The ability to handle individual researcher or staff specialist responsibilities and to conduct, coordinate, and supervise complex engineering studies and reports.
  • The ability to assist in training, orientation, work assignments and supervision of other employees, if required.
  • Ability to convey complex ideas and issues in a clear, concise, and understandable manner.
  • Outstanding analytical, organizational, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Attention to detail, passion for excellence, and commitment to customer success.
  • Self-motivated and self-directed.
  • Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn, teach, and improve.
  • Passion for renewable energy and electrification.



  • Ability to travel internationally
  • Ability to use common hand tools safely
  • Ability and knowledge to work safely around electrical equipment and controls at all voltage levels
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, including at trade shows and customer sites
  • Ability to communicate verbally to small or large audiences
  • Ability to access a variety of customer facilities, including stairs and ladders



· Champions Safety, Health and the Environment

· Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity

· Drives Business Excellence for Customers

· Builds Collaborative Relationships

· Develops People and Teams

· Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

· Thinks Strategically and 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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