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Senior Environmental Specialist

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Date: Jun 17, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  62453 

 

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Position Specific Description

Florida Power and Light seeks a talented environmental professional that is motivated, self-directed and results-driven to join Corporate Environmental Services as a member of the Waste/ Assessment/ Remediation/ Site Closure team.  

 

The applicant must have relevant experience to be able to provide subject matter and technical expertise and/or oversite of assigned tasks. This includes having sufficient relevant experience with and knowledge of Florida clean-up regulations, including contaminated site clean-up, Brownfields, and petroleum clean-up programs so that applicant is able to develop clean-up strategies and recommendations, provide guidance, and oversee remediation projects.  

 

The applicant must maintain current knowledge of pertinent national, state, regional, and local level environmental policies and regulations, have the ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, and be able to assist in resolving complex environmental matters. The applicant must help ensure compliance with all applicable environmental regulations, as well as company policies and environmental management systems. 

 

The selected candidate needs excellent interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, technical, analytical, and communication skills.  

 

Ideal candidate will be:
•    Proficienct with Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel
•    Experienced  in developing and reviewing technical documents
•    GIS skills a plus
•    Professional Geologist/ Hydrogeologist 
•    Current OSHA HAZWoper certification

 

The job location is in Juno Beach, Florida.  Travel to support projects may be required.

Job Overview

Employees in this job are responsible for providing expert environmental support for new and existing facilities including due diligence, permitting, regulatory compliance, regulatory interpretation and development, and interface with Federal, State, and Regional agencies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Supports the company's compliance with environmental requirements
•   Performs comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews
•   Assists with facility compliance audits
•   Conducts environmental licensing and permitting activities
•   Supports environmental aspects of company operations, such as, compliance, reporting, monitoring, remediation, and environmental permitting functions
•   Monitors and analyzes environmental policies and regulations that affect the company and its customers
•   Provides the necessary support to staff to resolve environmental matters
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

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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