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Journeyman Line Specialist Early

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Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location(s): Hialeah, FL, US, 33014

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  64406 

 

Our reliability is one of the best in the nation, and we’re working to make it even better. We live here too. That’s why we’re committed to making Florida a better place. Join our team today Learn more

 

Position Specific Description

Does the idea of keeping the lights on excite you? As a Florida Power and Light Company lineworker, you will be part of a skilled team that provides clean, affordable, reliable electricity to more than 12 million Florida residents.

 

At FPL, we know our customers and communities rely on us to provide reliable service in good weather and bad. In this role, you’ll be an integral part of this effort by focusing on the construction, maintenance and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities.

 

Positions may be available in various locations throughout FPL's service territory in the state of Florida.

 

 Required Qualifications:

  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Evaluation
  • Minimum of two (2) years of verifiable work experience as a Journeyman Class 1 or A level craft worker
  • Commercial Driver's License, Class A or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment
  • Climbing skills
  • Completion of the FPL apprentice program or another accredited apprenticeship program
  • Capable of working in direct sunlight or at night
  • Physically able to perform all assigned tasks

 

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

 

In 2022, our parent company, NextEra Energy ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune's list of "Most Admired Companies" for the 15th time in 16 years. NextEra Energy was also named by Forbes as one of its 2022 America's Best Employers for the sixth time.

 

We offer competitive pay, bonus, benefits (including 401k & pension) and robust career development and advancement opportunities.  Relocation benefits may also be available. 

We look forward to reviewing your application and are very excited at the prospect of you joining our high-performance team!

Job Overview

Line Specialists will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction, maintenance and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds). They must be able to troubleshoot and repair all distribution and transmission circuits and equipment and prepare all associated paperwork. They will be responsible for making sure that all jobs assigned are worked 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 and storms, to restore the system. Line Specialists may work alone, on a crew, or to supervise a lower classification such as a ground worker, apprentice, or helper without direct supervision of a higher level classification.  Line Specialists may choose to work in either our Transmission or Distribution Units and may utilize our internal job posting system to move between the Units/Work Location. Line Specialists are expected to have the flexibility to work any shift at their assigned work location.

Required Qualifications

  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval
  • Minimum of two (2) years of verifiable work experience as a Journeyman Class 1 or A level craft worker
  • Commercial Driver's License, Class A or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment
  • Climbing skills
  • Completion of the FPL apprentice program or another accredited apprenticeship program
  • Able to work in direct sunlight or at night
  • Physically able to perform all assigned tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with live line maintenance (gloving) up to twenty three (23) KV and the use of hot sticks (change to 2 words) 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

 

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 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.

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