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Senior Environmental Specialist

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Date: Nov 13, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  66074 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 


Position Specific Description

Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) seeks a talented environmental professional that is motivated, self-directed and results-driven to join the Corporate Environmental Services department. This position directly supports FPL’s 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.


The applicant must have relevant experience to be able to provide subject matter and technical expertise and personal ownership of assigned tasks. 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 while assisting with obtaining required federal, state, and local environmental licenses, permits and approvals. 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 stakeholders (including regulatory agencies), and subject matter experts. 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 FPL’s corporate values. The job is located in Jupiter, Florida and some travel may be required within Florida.

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

•    Bachelor's – Sciences
•    Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
•    Experience with interpreting environmental regulations
•    Technical GIS skills

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: 4+ 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, 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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