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Date: Sep 27, 2021

Primary Location: Milton, FL, US, 32583

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56712 

 

Gulf Power Company is an energy provider serving nearly half a million customers across northwest Florida. Our team works hard to provide our customers with reliable and environmentally responsible energy, to offer innovative energy services and solutions and give back to the communities we also call home.

 

Position Specific Description

The Apprentice Mechanic-Garage under supervision is responsible for the maintenance and repair of medium and heavy-duty utility fleet vehicles and equipment. This position interacts with internal customers and external vendors to provide safe and reliable vehicles/equipment. Candidate must maintain regular attendance and comply with all safety procedures, practices, and requirements.  Candidate must be able to effectively communicate including verbally and via radio, phone, or email. Employees in this job follow processes and procedures to achieve desired results while utilizing interdependence/collaboration with work group to achieve maximum production output.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under general supervision:

  • Communicates and demonstrates safe working practices
  • Performs maintenance and repairs to vehicles and equipment
  • Communicates with customers on vehicle and equipment status
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned

 

  • Competent with computer applications and software diagnostics
  • Solve basic electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic related defects
  • Must maintain weight below 280 pounds to comply with equipment manufacturer's restrictions
  • Must live within a reasonable call-out distance for timely response to call outs

Job Overview

The Apprentice Mechanic-Garage under supervision is responsible for the maintenance and repair of medium and heavy-duty utility fleet vehicles and equipment. This position interacts with internal customers and external vendors to provide safe and reliable vehicles/equipment. Candidate must maintain regular attendance and comply with all safety procedures, practices, and requirements.  Candidate must be able to effectively communicate including verbally and via, radio, phone, or email. Employees in this job follow processes and procedures to achieve desired results while utilizing interdependence/collaboration with work group to achieve maximum production output.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
Under general supervision:

  • Communicates and demonstrates safe working practices
  • Performs maintenance and repairs to vehicles and equipment
  • Communicates with customers on vehicle and equipment status
  • Performs all other job-related duties as assigned
  • Competent with computer applications and software diagnostics 
  • Solve basic electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic related defects 
  • Must maintain weight below 280 pounds to comply with equipment manufacturer's restrictions
  • Must live within a reasonable call-out distance for timely response to call outs 
  • May be required to work extended hours and travel throughout the system in cases of emergencies and storms
  • Typical standard work shifts are Monday through Friday however shift work is possible and a requirement of the position

Required Qualification

  • High School Grad / GED 
  • Successful results on the Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) test
  • 2+ years’ maintenance experience in one or more of the following areas: Medium/Heavy duty truck, heavy construction equipment, wheeled vehicle mechanic MOS 91B, mobile hydraulics 
  • 3 current Automotive Service Excellence “ASE” Certifications one will be T4 brakes or completion of a technical program in related studies (certificate or A.S. degree)
  • Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL)
  • Valid Class A CDL with tanker “N” endorsement or will attain within 6 months of employment

Preferred Qualification

  • ASE Master Medium/Heavy Truck Certification
  • ASE Master Truck Equipment Certification 
  • Fluid Power Society Certification  
  • Mobile crane inspector certification
  • Automotive air conditioning certification

 

Employee Group:  Bargaining Unit
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Craft Skilled/ Journey Level
Organization:  Gulf Power Company 
Location:  Milton, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, 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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