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Line Technician II

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Date: Mar 5, 2023

Location(s): Pensacola, FL, US, 32505 Crestview, FL, US, 32536 Pensacola, FL, US, 32505 Gulf Breeze, FL, US, 32563 Destin, FL, US, 32541 Chipley, FL, US, 32428 Ft Walton, FL, US, 32548 Milton, FL, US, 32570 Panama City Beach, FL, US, 32407

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  63113 


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Position Specific Description

Florida Power & Light (FPL) is the largest energy company in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold, serving more than 5 million customer accounts or an estimated 10 million+ people across the state of Florida. FPL’s typical residential customer bill is approximately 30% lower than the national average and among the lowest in the U.S. We're seeking certified Journeymen Linemen to join us in the Sunshine State! This role offers competitive pay, full benefits including 401K with company match + PENSION, a signing bonus, and relocation assistance (for those who qualify)!


We have multiple opportunities available, actual work location may vary across the Pensacola, Panama City and Fort Walton areas within Florida. 


In this role, you will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction, maintenance, and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds).

Key Duties:

  • Troubleshoot and repair all distribution and transmission circuits and equipment and prepare all associated paperwork.
  • Responsible for ensuring all jobs assigned are worked in accordance with company design standards and work methods.
  • Support projects requiring extended work hours in inclement weather
  • Travel throughout Florida in cases of emergencies and storms, to restore power.
  • May work alone or as part of a crew supervising a lower classification such as a groundworker, apprentice, or helper.
  • Support either Transmission or Distribution Units

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:  Craft Skilled/ Journey Level
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


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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