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TECO Energy Project Manager (Ops) in Tampa, Florida

Project Manager (Ops)

Date:Mar 31, 2021

Location:Tampa, Florida, US, 33619


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Power up a career with us. Our people are our greatest investments. 

Be the light to help us keep our customers connected.  If you are interested in a career and not just a position, Tampa Electric is the place to be! Tampa Electric offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for growth and development in a friendly and professional work environment. We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all. We believe our differences, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.

We’re honored to serve approximately 780,000 customers across West Central Florida and safely provide them with clean, affordable and reliable electricity. We’ve been doing it for more than 100 years, and there’s so much more ahead.  

Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovation, continued solar investments, cost-effective and sustainable energy solutions all while keeping top-notch customer service at the center of all we do. 

Tampa Electric is a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which also includes TECO Peoples Gas and New Mexico Gas Company. Emera provides energy to residential and commercial customers in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean, with career opportunities available in all of these locations. 

State and City:Florida - Tampa Shift:8 Hr. X 5 Days


Manage Distribution Lateral Undergrounding capital projects within the Storm Protection Plan. Lead project teams as the single point of responsibility and accountability for all aspects of project execution. The Project Manager is responsible for all phases of planning and executing projects to meet the goals of the company with respect to schedule, financial and operating performance. schedule development, cash flow versus budget analysis and. The PM is also responsible for managing the final project scope, PSA-quality estimates, establishing in-service dates, risk identification and mitigation and project close out.


  • Manage the planning, engineering, procurement, construction, and start-up of multiple capital projects being performed by the external contractor partners. Manage project scope, cost, time, risk, quality, procurement, communications and human resources in order to drive project execution and meet project objectives. Management responsibilities begin with project initiation and include planning, execution, monitoring and controlling, and project close-out. Accountable for project performance measured by safety, schedule, financial, and operating goals.

  • Develop and coordinate input into the expense, capital, manpower, and salary budgets for projects. Review budget, estimates, scope and forecast cost throughout the life of the project to ensure an accurate monthly and yearly budget.

  • Review Project Scope Approvals (PSA), Project Completion Reports, and Project Change Requests (PCR’s) for upper management review and signature.

  • Support the management of project communications. This includes assisting with activities such as identifying project stakeholders and keeping them well informed; effectively facilitating regular project team meetings; delivering engaging, informative, well-organized presentations; resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely fashion; and understanding how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully. Ensure accurate project status reporting. This includes updates on cost, schedule, status, and critical items which may materially affect project performance or department or company operations. Present project status to management and key stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Effectively plan, organize, and coordinate the project work of contracted engineers, construction resources, technicians, or others, as assigned, in a manner that supports the project, company and department goals and objectives. Review and monitor contractual requirements for all engineering contractors, equipment suppliers, and construction contractors.

  • Manage project scope through active monitoring and change control procedures. Ensure project scope changes are justified prior to implementation. Ensure required approvals are obtained before changes are implemented.

  • Performs additional duties as needed



Required: High School Diploma or GED

Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Building Construction or associated discipline from an accredited college or university


Preferred: PMP (PMI - Project Management Professional) certification is preferred; Professional Engineering License

Related Experience


Minimum of ten years of work experience comprising all of the following:

  • Contract Administration

  • Electric Delivery (ED) System Infrastructure (Design and/or Construction)

  • Scheduling (CPM scheduling)

  • Budgeting Systems and Cost Controls

  • Contractor Claims Negotiations

College education may be considered in lieu of comparable direct/related experience.

Preferred: Two years of electric distribution/transmission project administration experience

Supervisory Experience

Preferred: Minimum of one (1) year “direct or indirect” supervisory experience

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)

Required: Working knowledge of Electric Delivery construction and design criteria


Overtime work and travel out of town may be required but limited. Handles multiple duties and responsibilities and is accountable for related actions. Field work in a construction environment required. Willingness to relocate within TEC’s service area may be required.


Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships

Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

Drive Operational Excellence for Customers

Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment

Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity

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.