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Operations Leader - T/S (Telecom Field Ops Lead)

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Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location(s): Jupiter, FL, US, 33478 Hialeah, FL, US, 33014 Miami, FL, US, 33134

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  58927 


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Position Specific Description


  • Lead contractor and telecom electronic equipment installations and turn ups
  • Lead and perform any required field troubleshooting on telecom equipment; including fiber testing (OTDR), equipment configuration, fiber restoration efforts and isolation/correction of any telecom electronic issues/failures
  • Working knowledge of Nokia equipment, DWDM, IP/Packet products and telecom rectifier/battery power system
  • Working knowledge of fiber including fiber testing (i.e., OTDR) and splicing
  • Management of contract resources

Job Overview

Employees in this role supervise crews and other support personnel to achieve safe, reliable, and compliant construction, operations, and maintenance of transmission line and substations facilities within a designated geographic area. Individuals oversee the coordination of service center operations and ensure the compliance of construction and operating standards, specifications, and procedures.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Schedules and initiates construction and maintenance activities for effective utilization of resources which meet customer requirements
  • Ensures appropriate tools, equipment, materials, and vehicles necessary to efficiently and economically perform work are available
  • Administers the joint bargaining unit Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) in a consistent and equitable manner to promote union-management cooperation
  • Promotes activities for protecting the safety of  employees, equipment, and the general public
  • Directs planning, budgeting, and execution of work
  • Develops strategies for condition assessment based organization
  • Drives implementation of quality concepts and Six Sigma processes
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Associate’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 7+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Operations
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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