Arborist I

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Date: Sep 10, 2023

Location(s): Miami, FL, US, 33134

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  73999 

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

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Job Overview

Employees in this role drive reliability improvements, increase customer experience and satisfaction, and ensure work execution is within established guidelines and budgets.This position responds to elevated customer concerns and makes decisions with impact to company brand.  Individuals in this role responds to customer outages during regular weather and natural disasters and ensure compliance with all regulatory and utility comission requirements.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Designs, schedules,approves, and oversees work scope for all hardening, preventative maintenance, customer trim requests and capital scope work
  • Coordinates with the Distribution Control Center (power systems operations) and electrical repair crews for safe and rapid grounding, line clearing and restoration efforts
  • Works with and coordinates with local officials and governments to advocate for legislation and programs which enable customers to plant trees away from power lines
  • Supports reactive work including:  regularly occuring outages, high impact outage events, major storm restoration and out of area travel
  • Oversees a large workforce for day-to-day operations including budgetary approvals and process compliance activities
  • Resolves customer complaints and inquires promptly and supports legal requests
  • Ensures the inspection of all work performed is in accordance with contract scope and specifications
  • Coordinates with engineering teams to ensure proper clearances and vegetation clearing techniques during pre-construction activities
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
  • ISA Certified Arborist


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Leadership Experience: 3+ years
  • ISA Certif Arborist Utility Specialist
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
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.


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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