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Environmental Specialist II

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Date: Dec 1, 2021

Location(s): Jupiter, FL, US, 33478

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56967 


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Position Specific Description


This position is in the Power Delivery Operations and Construction section of the corporate Environmental Services department. This group supports the Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) Power Delivery business unit. The person in this position works closely with Power Delivery’s Engineering & Technical Services department and the Central Maintenance & Construction department.


Applicants must have ability to provide environmental due diligence and environmental permitting support for Power Delivery’s brownfield and greenfield transmission, substation and distribution jobs. Primary responsibilities include supporting permitting strategy and assisting senior level team members with obtaining all required federal, state, and local environmental licenses, permits and approvals for Power Delivery projects. Other project support such as siting, field assessments, and community outreach may also be required. This position also provides environmental technical support for Power Delivery operations and construction. The successful candidate must maintain current knowledge of pertinent federal and state level environmental policies and regulations, have the ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers (including regulatory agencies), subject matter experts, and other stakeholders. He or she must be able to assist in resolving environmental matters that lead to ensuring compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations, as well as company policies.


The applicant should expect to drive continuous improvement throughout all areas of accountability. The successful candidate must be able to work long hours in the event of a storm, and exhibit behaviors consistent with our corporate values. The job is located in Jupiter, Florida and some travel may be required within Florida. 

Job Overview

Employees in this position provide environmental compliance and permitting technical support for the company.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides environmental permitting and compliance technical support to ensure compliance with all laws and regulations
  • Identifies and mitigates environmental risks
  • Supports root cause analysis of environmental events
  • Coordinates environmental due diligence
  • Coordinates oversight of environmental compliance
  • Supports environmental permitting
  • Provides project management support
  • Communicates effectively about environmental permitting and issues
  • Provides recommended solutions to environmental challenges to minimize environmental impact
  • Develops environmental processes, procedures and environmental awareness training
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
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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