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Nuclear Performance Analyst I

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Date: Nov 2, 2017

Primary Location: Palo, IA, US, 52324

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  11828 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

We are hiring a Nuclear Performance Analyst I to be a part of our winning team at Duane Arnold Nuclear Site.

NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity, and has been ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry in Fortune's 2016 list of "World's Most Admired Companies."


Nuclear Specific Requirements:

Operational practices, nuclear plant technology, or event investigation experience: two (2+) years

Chemistry, Radiation Protection, Training, Maintenance, Work Control or Operations experience: two (2+) years

Additional technical training in performance assessment and demonstrated leadership ability may be considered equivalent to the performance assessment experience requirement


Nuclear Specific Preferences:

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering or other technical discipline and  two (2+) years experience in operational practices, nuclear plant technology, and event investigation

Prior reactor operator or senior reactor operator license or certification and two (2+) years experience in operational practices, nuclear plant technology, and event investigation

Job Overview

This job implements fleet and site continuous improvement programs. Employees in this role work to develop corrective actions in processes associated with operations, human operator performance, and concerns stemming from site self-assessment.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Participates in assessments to find and improve performance gaps
•   Supports procedure development, revision and review
•   Participates in root cause investigations related to corrective action and human performance errors
•   Implements tracking and evaluating indicators
•   Educates colleagues on performance improvement initiatives
•   Facilitates screening of corrective actions
•   Assists with the planning and implementation of self assessments
•   Collects and analyzes data to evaluate proper implementation and effectiveness of programs and maintains industry and site performance indicators
•   Prepares status reports to support improvement initiatives
•   Ensures operating experience is screened and evaluated and corrective actions taken to address opportunities identified
•   Provides technical direction to less experienced performance coordinators
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Experience:2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Master's - Engineering


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Quality/Process Improvement
Organization:  NextEra Duane Arnold (0046)
Location:  Palo, Iowa 
Other Work Locations:  Iowa 
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.


If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, 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 (Option 1, Press 6) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. 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.



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