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Gas Operations Technician

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Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location(s): Riviera Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  66183 


NextEra Energy Resources participates in pipeline infrastructure development, construction, management and operations through either wholly owned subsidiaries or joint ventures. We participate in 21 pipelines across 10 states to help provide access to domestic fuel sources, including clean-burning natural gas. Are you interested in being part of our best-in-class origination team? Join our team today.


Position Specific Description

Operates pipeline and associated pipeline equipment/systems including, but not limited to: natural gas compressors, emergency shutdown systems, assists with equipment repairs as needed, and other duties as assigned.

Performs regular inspections on the pipeline and pipeline facilities and takes appropriate action in response to alarms and issues as discovered and/or communicated by the Gas Control Center.

In addition to the job description above you will also be responsible for the following:

•             Reporting and monitoring environmental compliance as directed.

•             Knowledge and understanding of applicable local, state, and federal regulations. Maintain documentation as needed.

•             Performing lock out/tag out in accordance with procedures.

•             Interfacing regularly with the Gas Control Center and plant personnel as needed.

The selected candidate will be required to pass all Department of Transportation (DOT) and facility specific operator certifications/qualifications.

Job Overview

This job is responsible for the safe and efficient operations of the pipeline and gathering systems on a day to day basis. Employees in this role ensure that regular operational and maintenance activities are carried out on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, including the capture of gas samples, maintenance of gas metering equipment, and launching and retrieving pipeline rigs.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Pulls Gas samples at central delivery points (CDPs)
•   Drives Right-of-ways to observe for pipeline damage/leaks
•   Performs metering maintenance
•   Performs general maintenance of equipment
•   Interacts with landowners and production personnel
•   Communicates effectively throughout all levels of the organization
•   Ability to meet attendance and storm duty requirements
•   Ability to work extended hours
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Experience:3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Associate's Degree


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technicians
Organization:  NextEra Energy Pipeline Srvcs 
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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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