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Nuclear Digital Engineering Supervisor

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Date: Aug 6, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  63665 


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Position Specific Description


Supervises engineers and interfaces with and oversees vendors performing digital design changes at Turkey Point and St. Lucie Nuclear Power Plants.  The portfolio of projects includes a variety of complexities from minor software changes up to and including large digital upgrades of safety related digital upgrade requiring prior NRC approval.  Candidate must be familiar with industry accepted digital design standards for both software life cycle management (such as NRC Regulatory Guide 1.173, IEEE 1074, and INPO Good Practice 10-008) and digital design changes (such as IEEE 7-4.3.2, IEEE 603, IEEE 1012, IEEE 1023, RG 1.180, RG 1.187, and BTP 7-19).  Candidate must be familiar with techniques for implementing NRC guidance for digital design changes requiring prior NRC approval and how to properly evaluate digital design changes not requiring prior NRC approval.  The candidate must be well-organized, capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously, and capable of communicating clearly and concisely with vendor, corporate, and plant personnel across multiple disciplines and organizational levels. 

Job Overview

This job plans and directs large-scale engineering projects and develops solutions for complex problems. Employees in this role provide engineering project leadership and technical expertise to drive their completion.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, develops, coordinates and directs large engineering 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
  • Meets or exceeds site-specific ANSI standard requirements
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Nuclear Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's – Engineering
  • Master's Degree
  • Master's - Engineering

Special Requirements

Nuclear Specific Requirements:
All Positions:

  • Bachelor's in Engineering preferred, but equivalent experience may substitute
  • Engineering or related experience: 8+ years

Reactor Engineering Supervisors:

  • Reactor physics, core measurements, core heat transfer and core physics testing program experience: 2+ years

Nuclear Specific Preferences:

  • Experience leading advanced complex engineering projects


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.


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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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