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Date: Sep 1, 2022

Location(s): Jensen Beach, FL, US, 34957

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  63659 


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Position Specific Description


This position will provide support to the Nuclear Assurance department at Plant St. Lucie, located in Jensen Beach, FL.

Job Overview

The primary role of this position is to plan and lead corporate and plant assessments for the business unit. Employees in this role perform individual investigations and occasionally lead small evaluation teams of fleet and/or industry personnel to identify performance gaps that impact nuclear safety and reliability.  This position also supports Nuclear Assurance in conducting audits and assessments.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluates organizational effectiveness to identify business unit improvement opportunities that impact nuclear safety and reliability
  • Writes assessment reports that recommend process changes or adjustments
  • Support Nuclear Assurance (NA) in audits and assessments
  • Leads small teams to gather process observations and develop recommendations to strengthen nuclear safety culture and practices
  • Analyzes plant data and conducts interviews and observations to identify issues and their causes
  • Establishes effective working relationships with assessment team members and nuclear site functional area managers
  • Identifies evaluation process and performance weaknesses and supports actions to address deficiencies
  • Communicates assessment results to team and plant management
  • Assists team management in preparing for assessments by gathering data and information
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 7+ years
  • Nuclear Experience: 7+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Senior Reactor Operator Certification

Special Requirements

Nuclear Specific Requirements:

  • In absence of degree: 13+ years of nuclear experience and 4+ years of nuclear oversight experience


Nuclear Specific Preferences:

  • Experience with business unit practices, procedures, and standards in more than one work area: 5+ years
  • Trending, industry developments and benchmarking experience: 4+ years
  • Experience evaluating organizational effectiveness including nuclear safety culture: 2+ years


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Quality/Process Improvement
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.


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