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Principal Engineer

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Date: May 11, 2022

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  61510 


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Position Specific Description

High Energy Piping Engineer and Welding/Metallurgical Engineer with Principal Level Engineering skills in the following areas:

  1. Stress analysis proficiency with AutoPipe/Caesar
  2. Experience with design and analysis of high temperature piping
  3. Experience with developing condition assessment programs for critical piping systems that are affected by creep, fatigue, and FAC
  4. Experience with pipe support inspections and design
  5. In depth knowledge of B31.1 piping code requirements
  6. Proficiency with life predications for critical piping systems
  7. Proficiency with Grade 91 material
  8. Proficiency with failure analysis and RCA of piping issues
  9. Experience with applying NBIC, Section I, Section VIII
  10. Welding knowledge of power plant piping materials and alternate repair methods
  11. Material and failure analysis expertise
  12. Welding expertise in developing and maintaining weld program and weld procedures/qualifications
  13. Knowledge of industry research for high energy piping and welding for high temperature applications
  14. Knowledge of API-579/ASME FFS-1 fitness for service code and applying for Level 1 & 2 fitness for service evaluations
  15. Experience directing contractors for Level 3 fitness for service activities

Travel requirements for this position vary from year to year but normally do not exceed more than 15% overnight travel.


Job Overview

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive engineering and related activities for the company. This position negotiates critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities
•   Manages one or more programs of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives
•   Acts as a subject matter expert
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  None


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.


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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