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TECO Energy Safety Advisor in N. Miami, Florida

Safety Advisor

Date:Aug 15, 2019

Location:N. Miami, Florida, US, 33162


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Title: Safety Advisor

Company:Peoples Gas System

State and City:Florida - N. Miami

Shift:8 Hr. X 5 Days

This position pays between$62,454.00 to $83,272.00 and is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.


Primary responsibility is in the area of safety. Serves in a business partner capacity, providing Safety expertise and support for regional business units, with general guidance and assistance from Corporate Safety. Assists Corporate Safety and TECO Claims in the investigation of accidents. Maintains current knowledge of safety policies and best practices and in conjunction with Corporate Safety, implements selected initiatives.


  • Consults with corporate safety and gas operations management to implement Company safety policies and procedures and compliance with relevant federal, state and local regulations.

  • Conducts safety training for Company sponsored safety courses and safety orientation for new hires.

  • Conducts safety and environmental inspections of operational facilities, vehicles and equipment.

  • Facilitates Safety Committee meetings and initiatives.

  • Oversees the investigation of Company incidents, coordinates the completion of all required paperwork and conducts notifications to key internal and external groups. Responds to fires and major incidents pertaining to natural gas.

  • Serves as a Company Safety Liaison to local counties and municipalities for Public Awareness which includes conducting natural gas fire schools for local fire departments.

  • May assist in the development and presentation of technical training and training and evaluation for operator qualifications.

  • Assists in emergency coordination and preparedness for storm and natural gas incident readiness and response.

  • Assists with budget preparation and maintenance for Safety.

  • Performs additional job functions as needed by Corporate Safety.




Valid High school diploma or equivalent.


Bachelor’s degree in safety or related field



Must have Florida driver’s license


Industry recognized safety certificate, accreditation or other safety related certifications



Minimum of 7 years of work experience related to the duties and & responsibilities of this position is required. Related experience consists of:

  • Natural gas operations work experience in a technical capacity with progressively more complex assignments;

  • Working independently;

  • Participation in presentation/training delivery


Knowledge of Federal, State and Local Labor Laws

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)


Knowledge and understanding of Company policies, procedures, rules and regulations with particular emphasis on safety processes and procedures; Ability to work independently with good project management skills; Computer literacy; Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and effective presentation skills; Strong customer/team work orientation; High degree of professionalism, tact and diplomacy while maintaining organizational relationships


Knowledge of Federal, State and Local Labor Laws

Leadership Competencies

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 Judgement


Maintains an “on call” status (24/7) that in the event of a serious mishap or incident, can report to the location to assist/coordinate in investigations, as needed. Regular travel throughout the state by motor vehicle required.


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.

ADA policyIt 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 accommodationsApplicants 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.