EXPERIENCED Overhead Journeyman Lineman

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Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location(s): Hialeah, FL, US, 33014 West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33401 Boynton Beach, FL, US, 33436 Boca Raton, FL, US, 33433 Jupiter, FL, US, 33458 Venice, FL, US, 34292 Naples, FL, US, 34102

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  78197 

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

Florida Power & Light is seeking highly skilled and experienced Distribution Journeyman Linemen to join our dynamic and dedicated team. As a Journeyman Lineman, you will play a pivotal role in installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical power systems, ensuring uninterrupted power supply to customers while adhering to all safety standards and regulations. Join us and make a significant impact in powering the future of Florida. If you are looking to enhance your career with the world's largest utility company, where your skills are highly valued and your safety is of upmost importance, FPL is the right fit for you. 


Benefits and Compensation:

  • $10,000 Sign-on Bonus: We value your expertise and commitment to enhancing our team. As a sign of appreciation, we offer a lucrative sign-on bonus of $10,000.
  • Up to $10,500 Relocation Assistance: Ready to relocate and join our team? We're here to support your smooth transition. Eligible candidates may qualify for up to $10,500 in relocation assistance to help cover expenses and settle into your new home.


Position may be based at any location throughout FPL's service territory in the state of Florida.

Job Overview

Line Specialist will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction and maintenance of all overhead and underground facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds). They must be able to safely trouble shoot and repair all distribution circuits and equipment. Be able to prepare all associated paperwork. 

Line Specialist may work alone or be assigned to work with one (1) person in a lower classification ie: groundman, apprentice, or helper, without direct supervision of a foreman (line, working or lead specialist). Be responsible for working all jobs in accordance with company design standards and work methods. 

May be required to work extended hours in inclement weather, may be required to travel throughout the system in cases of emergencies, storms, to restore the system.

Required Qualifications

Minimum requirements for job: 

  • Must have completed the FPL apprentice lineman program or another recognized program
  • Must be proficient with live line maintenance, including the use of hot sticks and the FPL gloving procedures
  • Must possess climbing skills
  • Must be able to work in direct sunlight or at night
  • Must be physically able to do all assigned tasks
  • Must have or be able to obtain a valid CDL

Additional requirement to hold a Power Quality Line Specialist position:

  • Must have held and /or worked in the classification of Line Specialist or its equivalent for twenty-four (24) months.

Class Code: 05475

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with live line maintenance (gloving) up to twenty three (23) KV and the use of hot sticks for all voltages
  • Bucket Truck Rescue Certification
  • Pole Top Rescue Certification
  • Tower Rescue Certification


Employee Group:  Bargaining Unit
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Power Systems Bargaining Unit
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
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.


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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, 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.


Nearest Major Market: Miami

Job Segment: Power Systems, Energy

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