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Transmission Support Tech

Date: Nov 10, 2021

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33619

Company: TECO

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




Provide technical and analytical support for the Transmission Engineering Team. Develop and present reports and specifications, process information requests concerning engineered work orders, process/procedure management and quality assurance and control (QA/QC) of transmission maps, coordinate and develop CAD records.



  • Provide engineering support for the department . Assemble work packages and produce electrical one-line diagrams. Use Adobe Acrobat, GIS, AutoCAD/MicroStation to maintain maps and records providing detailed drafting designs, as-built diagrams & plots. Use GIS and AutoCAD to review road construction plans for potential transmission line encroachments and assign for engineer review as required. Coordinate the reconciliation and closeout process for work requests. Compile and organize information for miscellaneous reports, manuals and perform other administration duties as assigned (e.g.  Past Due Materials report, circuit list, Transmission Engineering Technical Manual)..Maintain and update System Diagrams by cross referencing the Energy Management System, Substation One Line Diagrams and construction one lines.  Coordinate with Substation Engineering, Grid Operations and Mapping Services to ensure consistency across the various system records. Provide engineering field support for structure surveys and site meetings to review potential Transmission conflicts.Use PLS-CADD to develop and support the maintenance of the system wide structure and circuit models to be used in transmission line evaluations
  • Provide budget preparation, variance analysis and forecasting. Produce resource expenditure reports for determining schedules and financial/activity forecasting. Generate and track purchase requisitions and service entry sheets in support of the Engineering Team.
  • Solicit external vendors (and internal departments) for their monthly forecasts and track all invoices for payment, accruals and balances. Provide year to date explanations and budget updates/differentials.. Track expenses posting to the department budget using PowerPlan and resolve discrepancies with Accounts Payable and/or vendors.
  • Develop and maintain Engineering databases.Catalog the technical library reference material and project estimates. Issue circuit numbers to Transmission field personnel and/or retire circuit numbers as appropriate by maintaining the circuit number database.
  • Populate, verify and maintain the Transmission Engineering sections of the Energy Delivery Weak Link Database including line switches, wire types, lengths, and equipment ampacity.



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

Required:  High School Diploma

Preferred: Two year appropriate degree



Required:  Minimum of ­­­­­­5 years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required. Related experience consists of: creating or modifying one-line diagrams, AutoCAD, GIS, WorkPro scheduling, work request and budget process.  College education may be considered in lieu of comparable direct/related experience. 

Preferred:  Utility electrical system design, PLS-CADD, SharePoint, HTML and MS Access Database



Required:  Ability to read and interpret electrical one line diagrams, excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills, interpersonal and technical skills along with knowledge of office management techniques is required.  Must be detail-oriented, communicate effectively and use varying degrees of independence, judgment and discretion.   Must be proficient using MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat or equivalent to create or modify documents and drawings.  In addition, knowledge of company budgetary methodology and procedures, departmental policies and contractual agreements and an ability to multitask and to work in deadline driven high stress environment.

Preferred: Primavera, MS Access database construction, MicroStation



  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment



Normal Office Environment



Normal Office Environment


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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