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Mechanic - Nuclear Special Crew

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Date: May 25, 2023

Location(s): Florida City, FL, US, 33035

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  71633 

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


At Florida Power & Light, we have a passion for taking your career to the next level. Our talented employees are our biggest asset to continued success. If you are interested in joining an engineering team for an industry leading nuclear fleet, look no further. With seven nuclear reactors at four plant sites around the country, today, NextEra Energy’s nuclear fleet is one of the largest in the nation. We are seeking a Plant Mechanic that will ensure the highest reliability of their assigned systems/components. As part of primary duties, you will also be responsible for supporting the execution of timely and cost effective outages. This is a special crew position - Monday - Friday Peak shift 15:30 - 23:30.

Job Overview

 Minimum requirements for job: Currently holds, or has held a Mechanic position within the FPL system, or currently holds, or has held a Mechanic position in a comparable industry (e.g. utility industry, chemical industry, manufacturing industry, or military), or has completed four years of formal apprentice training in one of the following crafts:   Power Plant Mechanic   Machinist   Boilermaker   Diesel Mechanic   Pipefitter   Aircraft Mechanic   Millwright  


has performed at a journey level in any combination of two or more of the following crafts for three years or more:   Boilermaker   Iron Worker   Pipefitter   Machinist   Millwright   Aircraft Mechanic   Diesel Mechanic


three years working experience in one or more crafts.


The Mechanic is primarily responsible for the performance of corrective and preventive maintenance work on nuclear and non-nuclear related power plant equipment.  Power plant maintenance includes mechanical troubleshooting, repair, replacement, and or new installations of rotating equipment, stationary equipment, and valves.  Rotating equipment includes pumps, compressors, engines, fans, turbines, etc. Stationary equipment includes nuclear reactors, heat exchangers, tanks, pipes, piping supports, structural work, etc.  Work on the above type equipment also involves from time to time operation of cranes and forklifts, rigging, sandblasting, welding and painting.  In addition, the work also includes the ability to periodically work in heat stress areas, radiological areas, and in inclement weather. In addition, daily activities also include mechanical drawing reading, procedural compliance, record keeping, report writing, and root cause assessment of equipment problems, Interaction with other maintenance organizations and support groups occurs frequently.  The  Mechanic reports to a Leader.  Work schedules and overtime vary. The itinerant classification requires travel away from home for extended periods to other plant locations within the FPL system in order to support outage work.

Required Qualifications

•  Pwr Plt Mtce Pos Sel Sys Test passed

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Bargaining Unit
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Nuclear Bargaining Unit
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  No


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.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


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