Resume : Scott Young, CUSP


Scott Young began his Industry career in 1978 with Tampa Electric Company (TECO) as a helper, rising in the Company to Apprentice Substation Electrician, to Lead Electrician then appointed to Skills Training Supervisor in 1999 where he continued to focus of developing Substation Apprenticeship Training and assisting in the marketing of the TECO PowerPros Training program throughout the nation.  In 2005, Scott formed Industrial Safety Institute bring his skills and passion for safety to others in the Electric Utility Industry. Scott has focused on Substation specific issues in his support for projects at ISPC. 

Career Highlights

Skills Training Center Supervisor
Served as Supervisor of the TECO SkillsTraining Center, 2000-2005, helping to oversee and conduct the Company’s 4-year Apprenticeship Program.  Updated the PowerPros Substation training materials.  Developed Lock-out/Tag-out program for Substation equipment and refined the Safe Work Practices Manual for Company Substation Operations. 

Lead Electrician
Promoted to Lead Electrician in 1987 through 1999, responsible for supervising a 5 man crew including construction and maintenance of high voltage substation equipment.

Substation Electrician
Tampa Electric Company, 1981 - 1987

Education, Certifications and Qualifications:

  • Saint Leo University: BA in Business Administration
  • Certified Substation technician and Circuit Breaker technician
  • Authorized instructor – NFPA 70E Arc Flash, NEC / NESC
  • OSHA 10 / 30 Hour Course Instructor
  • CPR/1st Aid Certified Instructor – American Heart Association
  • American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Certified Instructor
  • Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP), USOLN
  • Articles published: “Safety Awareness for Substations” – iP Magazine, April 2013