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Transmission Engineer II

Date: Jan 8, 2022

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

Title: Transmission Engineer II 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days




Process and create work requests for transmission construction projects received from various sources including TEC energy delivery system expansion, governmental agencies, developers, and private entities. The Engineer provides engineering, estimating, programming, and mapping input for the work order producing process of the Transmission Section. This Progression includes classifications from four levels of the Engineering Progression (Associate to Senior Engineer). The majority of the work is performed independently. Projects range from routine to complex.



  • Engineer and design transmission lines that are safe, economical, and adhere to accepted engineering practice and standards. Using PLS-CADD and AutoCAD prepare and issue all associated design drawings, specifications and bills of material in a professional and thorough design package.
  • Provide project management for assigned projects including scheduling, cost estimating, coordination and quality control.
  • Provide support, advice and training to design and support staff as required to assist in the proper discharge of their duties.
  • Communicate and coordinate with internal and external departments to achieve resolution of project activities. Issue all project deliverables in a timely manner in order to support administrative, procurement, and construction activities.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • May have direct responsibility for one or more professional or paraprofessional employees on a project assignment basis



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

Required: Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (Electrical, Civil, Industrial, Mechanical or Chemical) from an ABET accredited college program is required. Maintenance of Traffic certification

Preferred: An Electrical or Civil Engineering degree; Florida licensed Professional Engineer



Required:  Minimum of 4 years of experience as an Engineer performing work related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position.

Preferrred: Transmission related experience




Required: The ability to calculate forces acting on structures and equipment, resolve geometric and trigonometric problems to calculate geographical position and direction of forces. Familiarity with and understanding of the Tampa Electric transmission and distribution construction specifications, operations and mapping to produce designs and create estimates that encompass the expansion, relocation and maintenance of transmission facilities while appropriately considering distribution facilities. Must be able to work independently on complex assignments involving a wide variety of situations requiring sound judgment. Requires familiarity with TEC computer-based tools MSOffice, GIS, PLS-CADD, PLS-Pole, and AutoCAD to efficiently complete day-to-day assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively both through oral communication and formal written correspondence. Requires accessing energized substations for inspection purposes after being trained.



Employee is required to work in clear to stormy, hot or cold weather while upon both improved and unimproved terrain. Occasional overtime is required.



Employee is required to drive a 4-wheel drive vehicle off-road, repeatedly exit and enter a high sitting vehicle, and open and close gates using 100 pounds of force in clear to stormy, hot or cold weather while upon both improved and unimproved terrain. It is required that the employee be able to tape measure off of physical features in the landscape and with a five-pound hammer drive 4’ wood lathes to mark pole locations. 



  • 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 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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