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Nuclear Rapid Response Engineer

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Date: Jul 9, 2018

Primary Location: Palo, IA, US, 52324

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  20141 


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 Rapid Response Engineer for our Duane Arnold Nuclear Site.  Please review the Job Duties & Responsibilities for insight into the position. Nuclear Specific Requirements: Bachelor's Electrical Engineering with two (2+) years’ experience


NextEra Energy was ranked No. 1 overall among electric and gas utilities on Fortune's 2018 list of the “Most Admired Companies” for the 11th time in 12 years, and ranked among the top 20 companies worldwide across all industries for innovation, people management, use of corporate assets, social responsibility and long-term investment value. NextEra Energy also was recently ranked among Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity.

Job Overview

This job is responsible for the performance of activities that support engineering operations and project completion. Employees in this role conduct engineering root cause analysis and develop cost effective countermeasures. Individuals also perform engineering fundamental activities to support operations.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Performs engineering/analytical tasks to develop reliable, cost effective recommendations
•   Uses advanced computer models to develop and study solution feasibility
•   Prepares engineering documentation and assists with technical support for licensing and other regulatory proceedings
•   Ensures procured materials and services meet engineering specifications 
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience:2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nuclear Experience: 0+ years
  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
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.


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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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