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Nuclear Construction Lead

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Date: Mar 30, 2021

Primary Location: Florida City, FL, US, 33035

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  52299 


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Position Specific Description


At Florida Power & Light, our people are our biggest asset.  Everyday our employees help us deliver safe, affordable, and reliable service to our more than 4.8 million customers. They are helping shape our company and how our customers see us.  With eight nuclear reactors at five plant sites around the country, today, FPL’s nuclear fleet is one of the largest in the nation. Currently, we are seeking a Nuclear Construction Lead to join our team at our Turkey Point Nuclear Plant and be responsible to support the oversight of capital projects at Turkey Point and assist across the fleet as needed. This dual unit nuclear facility is located on beautiful 11,000-acre site protected by mangrove trees. The site is located about 25 miles south of Miami, Florida  and generates enough power to supply the annual needs of more than 1 million homes.


Some additional job responsibilities include:

  • Perform work estimates and specifications
  • Develop construction work schedules and implementation plans
  • Electrical background is highly preferred

Job Overview

This position is responsible for the coordination and implementation of construction and maintenance work performed by contractors and/or vendors. Employees in this role evaluate labor productivity, schedule compliance, work quality and safety performance by craft workers in the field. The successful candidate engages and documents field observations to ensure the supplemental labor force meets the highest degree of industrial and nuclear safety, and human performance standards.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in walk downs of field work to evaluate construction, resource allocation and design requirements
  • Assess field performance status and implement solutions to alleviate concerns
  • Manages scope control, budget, schedules and work in progress to ensure construction supervisors are effectively implementing their assigned tasks
  • Provides leadership to construction supervisors and supplemental workforce
  • Coaches and communicates department, station and division goals
  • Validates performance and the achievement of goals
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Nuclear Experience: 5+ years

Special Requirements

Nuclear Specific Requirements:

  • Construction or maintenance experience at a nuclear facility or electric utility: 5+ years
  • Project estimating, budgeting and cost tracking and control: 3+ years
  • Construction supervisory experience with building trades craft personnel: 3+ years


Nuclear Specific Preferences:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management or related field


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Maintenance/Construction
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Florida City, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


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.

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