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Senior Nuclear Engineer - Valves

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Date: Dec 1, 2017

Primary Location: Jupiter, FL, US, 33478

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  11843 


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Position Specific Description

At NextEra Energy we have a passion for taking your career to the next level. Our talented employees are our biggest asset to continued success. If you are interested in joining an engineering team for an industry leading Nuclear fleet, look no further. This Senior Engineer will support eight nuclear reactors at five plant sites around the country and be based out of our Jupiter West corporate office.  


Your primary responsibilities will be to provide standardized implementation of the check valve program across all fleet sites (This position will also support other valve programs (AOV, MOV, RV) as required).  This will include standardization of PM activities, in coordination with the Value Based Maintenance initiative.  In addition, this position will drive standardization of the Non-intrusive testing platform across the fleet, and be responsible for outage scoping identification for the program and responding to AR actions and Condition Evaluations for plant issues associated with check valves.  Extensive working level knowledge of the ASME OM code as it relates to check valves is required. 


In addition, you should have extensive working level knowledge of the following industry level documents including but not limited to:

  • INPO SOER 96-03 “Check Valve Failures or Degradation”
  • INPO EPG-09 – “Engineering Program Guide for Check Valve Programs”
  • NRC NUREG/CR-5159 – “Prediction of Check Valve Performance and Degradation in Nuclear Power Systems”
  • EPRI NP-5479 – “Application Guidelines for Check Valves in Nuclear Power Plants”
  • EPRI-TR-100857 – “Check Valve Maintenance Guide”
  • NIC- “Check Valve Non-Intrusive Analysis Guide”


The ideal candidate would have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master’s highly preferred
  • Experience in MOV and AOV valve program implementation and analysis is preferred
  • Minimum of seven (7+) years of engineering or related experience, with four of those years being in the nuclear industry. 
  • Minimum of three (3+) years of experience in check and relief valve program implementation and analysis
  • General mechanical design engineering experience beyond valve programs


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Job Overview

This job is responsible for performing engineering activities that support projects and operations across the nuclear business. Employees in this role apply broad nuclear plant engineering experience and principles to make decisions and recommendations. Individuals work with independence and have wide latitude to exercise judgment over technical solution development.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Performs highly complex engineering tasks that require knowledge and experience with nuclear industry standards and regulations
•   Leads discussions in a group setting to resolve problems or coordinate design production
•   Applies nuclear industry standards and regulations to solve new problems and address situations
•   Serves as technical liaison within the nuclear business unit
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience:7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Master's - Engineering
•  Certified Professional Engineer (PE)


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company (0001)
Location:  Jupiter, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable



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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