TECO Energy Reviews

Updated July 19, 2015
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  1. Nice place to work.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lithia, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lithia, FL

    I have been working at TECO Energy full-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and supportive culture.

    Cons

    The ship does not turn on a dime.


  2. Great company to work for!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager
    Current Employee - Engineering Project Manager

    I have been working at TECO Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stability, opportunity for advancement, tuition assistance program, pay and benefits are competitive.

    Cons

    Everyone can find something to complain about but I haven't found anything major duirng my time here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep looking for future growth opportunities.


  3. Its a great place to work However stock does not increase in value

    Former Employee - Lineman in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Lineman in Tampa, FL

    I worked at TECO Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Steady work,no layoffs, medium salary

    Cons

    Stock not going anywhere,only goes up pennies

    Advice to Management

    Buy other electric companies to grow the company


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  5. Good

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprentice in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Apprentice in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at TECO Energy full-time (More than a year)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay is amazing.

    Cons

    not a good family/job split, alot of hours.


  6. mediocre company with limited mobility

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at TECO Energy full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    decent company with 401k match and pension plan

    Cons

    limited upward mobility, benefits are barely average

    Advice to Management

    be honests with your employees. Don't feed them blatantly obvious lies about a situation and have all managers on the same page before communicating mixed information to your team.


  7. TECO Energy, Inc is an awesome company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Laboratory Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Laboratory Analyst in Tampa, FL

    I worked at TECO Energy full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunities for in-house training as well as the ability to apply for job opportunities in other areas. Benefits are great; tuition reimbursement, even to schools such as the University of Tampa....

    Cons

    None that I am aware of ...

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing....


  8. Takes Care of Employes

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Utility Technician in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Utility Technician in Orlando, FL

    I worked at TECO Energy full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good starting wages, encouraged to move up and help when you need it. Still has a defined benefit retirement plan along with 401, profit sharing, bonus plan and share purchase plans. Company goes out of its way to help loyal employes.

    Cons

    Mixed union / non union areas, no choice to be in union if assigned to union shop though you do not have to pay dues, you are still constrained by union contract.

    Advice to Management

    Fix union disparity.


  9. Do your job, if not someone else will

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TECO Energy (More than 8 years)

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    401-K, Medical 90-10, 2 week paid vac. first year.

    Cons

    not worried about employee, u are just a #, Too many upper management involved over the same job, decisions change from one hour to the next. Too many Good Buddy races going on.

    Advice to Management

    Send a single employee in and let him work for a month and ask them what they witnessed.


  10. Helpful (1)

    Laid back culture is a blessing and a curse.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TECO Energy

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The culture was relaxed, easy-going, and laid back. There were a lot of senior employees who had a very comfortable job, and for some, this is a big plus.

    Cons

    The downside of this work culture is that there is very little motivation, very little opportunity for advancement, and overall seemingly very little accountability. It is a regulated industry, and the employees appear to reflect on that.

    Advice to Management

    Spend more time and energy developing corporate employees. Spend more money on bringing in educated engineers who might help overcome energy issues. It is only a matter of time before regulatations force a change in the way the company does business...why not do the research now to be ahead of the curve?


  11. Helpful (1)

    Average job in utility company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at TECO Energy

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great oppurtinties for growth Great pay and benifits

    Cons

    Long hours on many occasions Job stabaility

    Advice to Management

    more input from employees on the front lines--and not just those in the large cities such as NY, Chicago, Indianapolis, etc. There's a lot of wealth out there in the other front offices, yet no one asks us to participate in input on new systems, policies, etc. We end up with too many policies and procedures that then have to be retracted because someone didn't even try to see the whole picture.



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