Title: Utility Technician (N. Miami)
Company: Peoples Gas System
State and City: Florida - N. Miami
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days
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TECO Peoples Gas is the largest natural gas distributor in Florida serving more than 400,000 customers across the state.Just as it was 125 years agowhen we started as Tampa Gas Company, natural gas is today's No. 1 choice for reliableenergy. Join our team of energy experts as we build on that legacy through innovationandcost-effective sustainable energy solutionsallwhile keepingtop-notchcustomer service at the center of all we do.
TECO Peoples Gasis a subsidiary of Emera Inc., a family of energy companies which alsoincludes Tampa Electric 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 inall ofthese locations.
Performs duties related to the operation, service, and/or location of natural gas pipelines; or a combination of such duties. May perform the new construction, installation and/or maintenance of gas distribution systems, and/or residential, commercial and industrial metering equipment. Ensures the safety of employees and customers.
Specific duties will be determined by the operational needs of the assigned location.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs a combination of the following:
EDUCATION, (LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS):
Include (Degree must be in accordance with TECO's education policy)
Required: Valid High School Diploma or valid GED
Required: Valid Florida Driver's License with an acceptable driving record; a CDL may be required with certain positions/assignments.
Required: Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience performing the duties and responsibilities of this position; or minimum of 3 to 4 years of natural gas operations experience related to the duties and responsibilities of this position
Preferred: Minimum of 3-4 years performing the duties and responsibilities of this position.
Required: Must be able to proficiently perform all the functions of the PGS Apprentice Utility Technician position. Must understand basic map reading and be able to operate a computer, communication devices, power tools and equipment appropriate to the position/assignment. Must be able to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, divide, decimals, fractions, basic algebra and geometry). Must possess sound judgment. Must have the ability to follow complex oral and written instructions, and clearly express ideas verbally and in writing.
Preferred: Knowledge of the geographic area..
Must be able to work emergency response overtime including call-out duty as business needs dictate. Overtime work includes extended workdays, weekends, holidays and call-out and stand-by schedule on a rotating basis. Must be able to respond to gas emergencies and/or business needs within divisional guidelines and required time frame. Must be able to work outdoors for extended periods of time.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS
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.
For jobs with physical required, list the physical that applies in the posting
Must successfully complete the followingphysical workermedical exam: (list one)
Baseline Medical Examination (generic physical for all jobs requiring physicals)
Baseline Medical Examination and Respirator User Exam
Physical Worker Medical Exam
HAZMAT responder/ confined space rescuer medical exam
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 stormswill beconsidered 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 Energyis 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)
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.
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.