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Supervisor Lighting Design

Date: Jan 8, 2022

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

Title: Supervisor Lighting Design 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days




Represents Tampa Electric Company (TEC) in providing outdoor lighting service that is in the best interest of both the Customer and the Company.  This position supervises the activities of all internal and external Service Area’s Lighting Field Engineering Technicians (LFET) required to design and engineer additions and modifications to the outdoor lighting distribution system that serves new and existing customers in the service areas, while ensuring they meet the applicable codes, regulatory requirements, and company standards. Serves as main point of contact to coordinate lighting design and engineering activities related to developing, qualifying, and satisfying residential customers, commercial customers, internal and external contractors, and all governmental agencies.  Provides support for day-to-day operation activities involved in the maintenance of current customers and contracts. Provides the leadership necessary to ensure the vision, mission, and goals of Electric Delivery’s LFETs are aligned with TEC’s corporate objectives.



  • Ensures that all work is performed according to Safe Work Practices. Conducts proactive safety activities such as safety observations and, as needed, coaches’ employees to ensure they follow current safety procedures. Ensures that all standard rules and specificiatoins are used to plan the most electrically efficient and cost-effective designs for new and existing lighting customers.  Communicates safety expectations, recognizes safety achievement, and reviews safety statistics monthly. Supports Safety Committee activities and Electric Delivery safety efforts.
  • Responsible for directing internal and external Lighting Field Engineering Technicians (LFETs) to design and engineer additions and modifications to the outdoor lighting distribution system that serves new and existing customers, while ensuring applicable codes, regulatory requirements, proper financials, and company standards are met. This involves the application of sound engineering practices, addressing customer priorities and in-service dates, verifying material and labor values, coordinating, and forecasting projects, and negotiating deliverable expectations. Ensure customer satisfaction with the installation of lighting and distribution facilities.  Responsible for the resolution to PSC complaints.
  • Administration of the Bright Choices TM Agreement as well as the establishment of customer billing and street/area light inventory in accordance with the Florida legislative and tariff requirements.
  • Mentor direct reports in negotiations, project management coordination, planning and scheduling coordination, billing accuracy, engineering design, and construction aspects related to new and existing outdoor lighting customers impacting TEC’s lighting and distribution system. Directly responsible for the training process for new LFET's and all refresher training required. Provides development opportunities and job site assistance to complement the LFET portion of the Distribution Design Technican Training Program. 
  • Support Manager with development and maintenance of the Lighting Department’s Capital and O&M budgets with associated metrics in addition to payroll administration. 



Direct Supervision:            Team of Lighting Field Engineering Technicians



(Degree must be in accordance with TECO’s education policy)

Required:    High School Diploma

Preferred:   Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited college/university



Required:  Minimum of eight years of related work experience in progressively more complex technical assignments.  Applicable college degree may be considered in lieu of direct/related experience

Preferred: Completion of First Line Supervisory Training Classes or similar supervisory training and experience as a Lead Distribution Design Technician. 



Required:  Must have demonstrated ability to function successfully within the team environment, consistent positive leadership, and initiative skills.  Must have advanced knowledge of functional area of work and technical concepts and demonstrated ability in performing highly technical, complex assignments and designs with minimal direction.   Must have sustained above average performance with the ability and potential for assuming greater responsibility.  Must have ability to learn Lighting Field Engineering, specifically (IES, and any other proficiency needed, Sunbiz, etc.).  Must learn to be the subject matter expert on outdoor lighting to negotiate with all customers and governmental agencies. Must have sound knowledge of electrical distribution systems. Must be able to train others in staff and other departments on various aspects of processes and procedures. 



  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


The successful applicant will be required to take and pass a Baseline Medical Examination as part of the pre-employment screening once an offer has been accepted. A pre-employment drug screening, as well as a background check (including education, employment, criminal and motor vehicle) will also be conducted as part of the pre-employment screening.

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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