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Distribution Control Center Operator

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Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location(s): Pensacola, FL, US, 32505

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  65956 

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

Employees in this role are responsible for the daily monitoring and system performance of the FPL’s Northwest Florida (NWFL) Distribution system through the use of established policies and procedures. They direct field personnel in the identification, isolation and repair of abnormalities in the FPL’s NWFL Distribution System. This position works closely and coordinates with internal and external customers driving pro-active response to avoid outages and reactive response to quickly restore outages. The FPL’s NWFL Distribution Control Center Operator works independently in a computer based environment. Multiple functions are performed simultaneously in highly stressful conditions while in a particular work space.

Job Overview

This job is responsible for resource and workload planning of the Distribution Control Center. Employees in this role develop accurate and timely communications to facilitate resource planning and restoration response efforts and ensures proper allocation of resources, balancing network risk and cost effectiveness.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates resource movement and tracking during restoration events and manages event calls
  • Confirms planned work is ready, resolving conflicting requests and reducing delays in order to improve productivity
  • Reviews dispatcher schedules and shifts to ensure proper coverage for restoration and switching activities
  • Prepares, conducts and leads weather and resource meetings
  • Works closely with internal customers to minimize variability to the scheduled switching activities in the control center
  • Resolves workload conflicts and unplanned requests
  • Coordinates resource movement and tracking
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Associate's or Equivalent Experience

• Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's Degree

• Experience: 5+ years

• Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Operations
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 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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