Line Technician

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Date: Nov 24, 2023

Location(s): Destin, FL, US, 32541 Chipley, FL, US, 32428 Panama City, FL, US, 32406

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  76366 

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

Florida Power & Light is seeking highly skilled and experienced Distribution Journeyman Linemen to join our dynamic and dedicated team. As a Journeyman Lineman, you will play a pivotal role in installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical power systems, ensuring uninterrupted power supply to customers while adhering to all safety standards and regulations. Join us and make a significant impact in powering the future of Florida. If you are looking to enhance your career with the world's largest utility company, where your skills are highly valued and your safety is of upmost importance, FPL is the right fit for you. 


Benefits and Compensation:

  • $10,000 Sign-on Bonus: We value your expertise and commitment to enhancing our team. As a sign of appreciation, we offer a lucrative sign-on bonus of $10,000.
  • Up to $10,500 Relocation Assistance: Ready to relocate and join our team? We're here to support your smooth transition. Eligible candidates may qualify for up to $10,500 in relocation assistance to help cover expenses and settle into your new home.


Position may be based at any location throughout FPL's service territory in NorthWest FL.

Job Overview

Journeymen Line Technicians and/or Service Technicians will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction, maintenance and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities. They must be able to troubleshoot and repair all distribution and transmission circuits and equipment and prepare all associated paperwork. They will be responsible for making sure that all jobs assigned are worked in accordance with company design standards and work methods. May be required to work extended hours in inclement weather, may be required to travel throughout the system in cases of emergencies and storms, to restore the system. Journeymen may work alone, on a crew, or supervise a lower classification such as a ground worker, apprentice, or helper without direct supervision of a higher level classification.  Journeymen may choose to work in either our Transmission or Distribution Units and may utilize our internal job posting system to move between the Units/Work Location. Line Specialists are expected to have the flexibility to work any shift at their assigned work location.

Required Qualification

  • Minimum of two (2) years of verifiable work experience as a Journeyman Class 1 or A level craft worker
  • Commercial Driver's License, Class A or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment
  • Climbing skills
  • Completion of the Gulf Power apprentice program or another accredited apprenticeship program
  • Able to work in direct sunlight or at night
  • Physically able to perform all assigned tasks

Preferred Qualification

  • Proficient with live line maintenance (gloving) up to twenty-five (25) KV and the use of hot sticks for all voltages
  • Bucket Truck Rescue Certification
  • Pole Top Rescue Certification
  • Tower Rescue Certification


Employee Group:  Bargaining Unit
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Power Systems Bargaining Unit
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.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Walton Beach

Job Segment: Power Systems, Energy

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