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Sr Reliability Engineer - Arcadia, FL

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Date: May 17, 2023

Location(s): Arcadia, FL, US, 34266

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  71367 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 


Position Specific Description

This position requires knowledge of equipment reliability concepts and use of analytical tools to improve productivity.  Knowledge and/or hands on experience with solar and/or energy storage field troubleshooting and repair is desirable.  The position is highly interdependent and will require interface with all areas of the department, spanning from field operations for data collection and analysis, to formal presentations to executive management.  


  • Use reliability centered maintenance concepts to identify and drive productivity improvements at solar, storage and distributed generation sites. 
  • Compile and analyze actual performance data to better understand best-achievable targets for month/year end.  Recommend possible outcomes to best achieve or exceed availability and/or downtime targets. 
  • Personally support field operations and maintenance to gain firsthand understanding of key drivers requiring improvement.
  • Drive process discipline through development of procedures and/or standardizing use of work management systems and reporting tools (IBM Maximo, PowerBI)
  • Lead root cause analyses and corrective action for top issues affecting reliability or cost
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to drive OEM improvements in current design and possible equipment improvements/upgrades
  • Support and/or lead various special projects focused on improving work quality and lowering cos
  • Six Sigma Belt, Lean, or ASQ CQE Certification
  • Knowledge of SAP Production Planning module

Job Overview

Employees in this role have responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs
•   Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field
•   Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy 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.


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