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Garage Lead Diesel Technician

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Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location(s): Pompano Beach, FL, US, 33060

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  67337 

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

The successful candidate in this role will support the Fleet Services department in the McNab Automotive Center.

Job Overview

Under limited supervision, provides safe and reliable vehicles and equipment to all customer segments while maintaining a technical focus for solutions to complex problems, including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, fluid powering or hybrid applications. At times will assist in monitoring / assessing performance of other technicians and groups to make improvements or take corrective actions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Communicates and demonstrate safe working practices ensuring daily, weekly and monthly shop safety and  environmental inspections are performed          
  • Diagnoses faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs          
  • Guides, trains and provides technical assistance to other technicians          
  • Maintains garage parts inventory          
  • Manages shop workflow scheduling  for vehicle and equipment maintenance          
  • Outsources works and deals directly with vendors for parts, service and semi-annual maintenance          
  • Identifies and evaluates strengths and weaknesses of alternative repair solutions          
  • Produces maintenance reports using the fleet program and company software applications          
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned  

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: 6+ years
  • Valid Driver’s License (Non CDL)
  • Current Medium Duty/Heavy Duty Truck ASE Master Certification
  • Valid Class A CDL with Tanker “N” Endorsement or must attain within 6 months of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree or certification from an accredited university within a related field (e.g. Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology)
  • Mobile Crane Certification
  • FS Fluid Power Mobile Hydraulic Mechanic Certification


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technicians
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  No


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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