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Nuclear Associate Engineer - Electrical/I&C

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Date: Jun 21, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  63304 


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Position Specific Description


This position will be located at our Jupiter West Corporate office with occasional travels to the Plant sites. Opportunities are available for Associate Engineers in Nuclear Fleet Design Engineering in Electrical, Instrumentation, & Controls, including Nuclear Instrumentation. Experience with ladder logic, analogue/digital systems, power systems analysis as well as computational tools, such as ETAP, AutoCAD or SOLIDWORKS) is preferred but not required. Prior project management experience is also preferred but not required.


Engineers in this role provide technical interface with engineering firms on project developments, prepare and review engineering documents and perform simple calculations using industry and regulatory standards, techniques, and procedures requiring strict adherence to set criteria.


Discipline Specific skill-based responsibilities:

  • Performs simple electrical calculations using computer aided power systems analysis tools, such as ETAP, for powers systems analysis (such as power flows, motor starting, short circuit, protective device coordination, and arc flash studies).
  • Reviews engineering design documents and perform alternative analysis using industry codes, standards, and procedures such as ANSI, IEEE, IEC, NFPA, etc., and regulatory standards applicable to Nuclear Power auxiliary power distribution system.
  • Prepares and/or update existing plant drawings for electrical and instrumentation systems. This may require use of drafting tools such as AutoCAD and other similar tools.


Project related duties and responsibilities:

  • Serves as the technical interface with outside engineering contractors for major engineering projects.
  • Serves as a cognizant engineer for contractor prepared engineering modifications. Provides technical reviews for such products using sound engineering principles.
  • Prepares and reviews Statement of Work (SOW) for major projects.
  • Prepares Technical Bid Evaluations for vendor services and procurement.
  • Performs Owner Acceptance Reviews of vendor deliverables in accordance with approved standards. 
  • Provides schedule updates and ensures overall deliverables are on track.
  • Coordinates stake holder reviews of engineering packages.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Job Overview

This job supports the project and operational work of senior engineers. Employees in this role perform fundamental engineering tasks that require the application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Individuals participate in the engineering analysis and evaluation process and test solutions to solve problems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs fundamental engineering activities that require the application of standard techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Participates in the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems
  • Prepares design change and technical evaluation research for review  
  • Develops test activity to evaluate recommended solutions and analyzes data for result inconsistencies
  • Coordinates Engineering activities with other Engineering departments and with other company departments
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Engineering
  • Experience: 0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Special Requirements

Nuclear Specific Requirements:

  • Entry level job requiring comprehension of engineering principles, theory, and their application to power plant systems, components, and structures
  • Knowledge of assigned Engineering specialty


Nuclear Specific Preferences:

  • Internship experience


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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