At Peoples Gas, we work to make lives better throughout Florida with safe, resilient, clean and affordable natural gas solutions. Our diverse and inclusive team serves nearly 470,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers across 14 service areas.   

We’re an innovative and collaborative company focused on building engaged and empowered team members who are valued and celebrated to drive our success.  

You’ll find competitive pay, inclusive health and wellness programs, and wide-ranging training and professional development.

Whether it’s your first job or your next big move, Peoples Gas is a growing company with career opportunities that fit your future. 

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Title: Engineer 1
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida   -  Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


Provides support to the Local/Territory operations personnel in all areas of operations and to provide engineering design and project management of major gas main expansion projects.


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Performs engineering work with sound knowledge of functional area of work requiring application of advanced engineering concepts; performs broader assignments independently; responsibility for training, orientation and assigning work to other employees; may schedule/coordinate projects without supervision and review; prepare engineering analyses, write specifications and reports on independent basis.

  • Develop standard, and non-standard as needed, designs and drawings as assigned for approval by others.
  • Design and construction of the company’s larger volume gas facilities, to include: gas flow/process development, equipment specifications and RFQ, Material specifications and RFQ, Cost estimation, creation of design and construction drawings, oversight of permit acquisitions, coordination with other engineering disciplines or outside engineering firms, preconstruction planning and scheduling, recommend selection of contractors based on bids, coordination with contractors , construction inspection, completion of post project documentation and transmittals, receiving materials and services in SAP and invoice payments.
  • Provides Synergee modeling results to Local/Territory operations and Fuels Management staff.  Provides cost estimates after approval by Management.
  • Support Local/Territory operations on engineering specific issues as needed. Travel throughout the Company’s service area to provide support as needed.
  • Performs additional related duties as assigned by Manager, including gathering information and providing feedback and updates to department management on engineering and operations issues, and updates on pipeline supplier issues.


What We’re Looking For

Must Haves For Engineer III:  

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree from an ABET accredited college/university.
  • Eligibility to become a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Florida.
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience as an Engineer; Engineering experience in the natural gas industry.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, good written and oral communications skills, knowledge of engineering procedures, ability to read and understand plans and alignment sheets, ability to problem solve and to analyze problems logically, good judgment, must be willing to perform in emergency situations, knowledgeable of all relevant federal and state regulations as they pertain to natural gas distribution and transmission, knowledge of piping design and layout, ability to recommend alternatives in real-time on job sites as needed,  proficient in Synergee network modeling software (or equivalent).



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical/Civil Engineering.
  • Professional Engineer License in the State of Florida.
  • 10 years related work experience in the natural gas industry; Experience in AutoCAD and/or Microstation.
  • Some team leadership or supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project.



  • Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity.
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers.
  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships.
  • Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgement .
  • Speaks up on Safety, Health, and the Environment.


Working Conditions  

  • Overtime work as needed.  Frequent outdoor exposure to construction activity and remote areas during project evaluation and routing.


Physical Demands

  • Must be able to work inside and outside for extended periods of time.

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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