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Nuclear Staff Engineer Electrical I&C

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Date: Nov 17, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  67858 

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


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 seven 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 Electrical Staff Engineer to join our team at our St. Lucie Nuclear Plant. The site is located on the Treasure Coast in Jensen Beach, FL  and generates enough power to supply the annual needs of more than 1 million homes.


Please review the Job Duties & Responsibilities for insight into the position. Some Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical leadership and mentoring to Electrical Engineers
  • Lead Complex Troubleshooting and Failure Investigation Process (FIP) teams
  • Lead Root Cause Analysis (RCA).
  • Provide technical expertise in development of technical specifications, procedures, and processes
  • Provides leadership and technical expertise for vendor suppliers
  • Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters.
  • Respond as needed during off-hours as nuclear power generation business operates ‘around the clock’
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strongly preferred to have knowledge and experience in troubleshooting, design, testing and repair techniques of electrical distribution systems and their auxiliaries.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with at least ten years of experience in the field of electrical distribution and distribution auxiliary equipment technology.

Job Overview

This job directs the completion of projects that require unique industry experience and professional expertise. Employees in this role plan resolutions to large-magnitude nuclear plant problems. Individuals recommend and implement approved solutions and improvements.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, develops, coordinates and directs large important projects or small projects with complex problems
  • Performs activity requiring original concepts and a high level of experience and expertise with little or no supervision
  • Provides expertise and leadership for the completion of assigned projects
  • Leads teams or other small groups possessing special expertise in a particular field or discipline
  • Participates in industry forums and standards groups
  • Assists with modifications, maintenance, tests and problem solving
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Engineering
  • Experience: 15+ years
  • Nuclear Experience: 10+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's - Engineering
  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)

Special Requirements

Nuclear Specific Requirements:

  • Plant site operations or maintenance experience: 2+ years


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
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, 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.


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