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Manoucheri, PE, Michael

Michael Manoucheri, PE

Incoming Vice President, Engineering and Maintenance

Year joined TECO

2018

Current responsibilities and work history

Michael Manoucheri, PE, is TECO’s incoming vice president of engineering and maintenance. He is working in coordination with his predecessor Bruce Turner until Turner’s retirement.

Mike will be responsible for TECO’s plant engineering and maintenance functions, including design, project management systems and expansion. He also will head up environmental, safety and health programs; IT; and security.

Mike was previously employed by The University of Texas at Austin, Utilities and Energy Management department. He started with UT Austin as maintenance manager in 2007, moving up to associate director of plant operations, where he served from 2012 to 2018. As associate director, Mike led a team of 80 people who operated, maintained and improved the central power plant, chilling stations and chilled-water distribution system for UT Austin’s main campus and J.J. Pickle Research Campus.

Earlier Mike worked in the petrochemical industry at The Dow Chemical Co. and Fluor Daniel Inc. in various engineering, maintenance and operations roles.

Mike is an active member of the International District Energy Association.

Education

Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering - Colorado State University

 

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