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Date: Oct 3, 2021

Primary Location: Ft Lauderdale, FL, US, 33314

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  54514 


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Position Specific Description

This position will report to our Production Manager at our Lauderdale Plant in FT Lauderdale Plant, FL.  Candidate will have to complete testing to become craft qualified in either electrical, mechanical or instrumentation and controls.  Candidate must also meet certain educational requirements.


Basic Accountabilities:


  • Execute both maintenance and test activities required to prevent or limit equipment plant failure and repair that which has failed
  • Identify and correct equipment problems prior to adverse effect on unit performance
  • Interface with appropriate functional departments to prioritize and/or schedule work
  • Function in the role of shift operations positions
  • Issue necessary materials and supplies, including completion of appropriate documents
  • Initiate and/or complete appropriate documentation for accuracy of accounting and/or equipment history
  • Uses appropriate tooling and equipment necessary to provide and sustain a safe, clean, and productive facility

Job Overview

This power plant leadership role functions as a rotational 12 hour on-shift analyst of system and equipment functions along with implementing both long and short term solutions. The Shift Technician will also perform as a functional operator including control center operator and outside operator duties.

Required Qualifications

Candidates will be required to take and pass the MASS Test and also be Hands-On tested to demonstrate knowledge and craft skills to hold a craft specific designation in either electrical, mechanical or instrumentation & controls. The candidate must have completed the courses listed below with a passing grade of a “C” or higher from an accredited college/university or technical institute. The courses must be at least 3 credit hours with a minimum of 48 contact hours with the professor/instructor.

College/University/ Technical Institute School / learning in the following areas:


  1. College Algebra
  2. Physics
  3. DC Circuits
  4. AC Circuits
  5. Electronics
  6. Industrial Machines
  7. Controls / Control Systems (Industrial Controls or Instrumentation Controls)

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Bargaining Unit
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Power Generation Bargaining Unit
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Ft Lauderdale, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No


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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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.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Lauderdale
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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