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Nuclear Access/FFD Coordinator

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Date: Oct 8, 2021

Primary Location: Two Rivers, WI, US, 54241

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56921 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description


Job Overview

This position supports compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations regarding access for personnel to nuclear power plants. Employees in this role ensure that the company’s Unescorted Access Authorization (UAA) program authorizes Unescorted Access (UA) to only those individuals who are trustworthy, reliable and do not pose public health and safety risks. This position performs Reviewing Official duties and activities related to implementation and maintenance of the NRC UAA/AA and Fitness for Duty (FFD) programs as required by Federal Regulations.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Evaluates potential human threats based on Potentially Disqualifying Information (PDI), Behavior Observation Program (BOP) data, and any subsequent determination of fitness for employment at nuclear facilities
  • Provides general oversight and work direction for temporary employees and contractors assisting in the AA/FFD offices
  • Reviews and processes Personal History Questionnaires (PHQ) and resolves inconsistent or adverse information during one-on-one interviews
  • Serves as a lead during management absences
  • Processes fingerprint and FFD screening information
  • Resolves inconsistent or adverse background, fingerprint and FFD results via one-on-one interviews with workers
  • Shares information with other Nuclear Licenses with proper consent
  • Reviews AA/FFD related information for a favorable or unfavorable UAA/UA determination
  • Determines appropriate requirements for individuals requesting or maintaining UAA/UA
  • Oversees the assembly and distribution of unescorted access badges and deactivates badges for individuals who no longer require access
  • Conducts pre-access, random, for-cause and post-event drug and alcohol testing for compliance with 10 CFR Part 26
  • Travels to support other plants during outages and plant events
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Associate's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree

Special Requirements

Nuclear Specific Requirements:

  • Associate's in Criminal Justice, Security, Business or Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • With Associate's degree, access, FFD, security, criminal investigation, law enforcement or related experience: 5+ years
  • In absence of degree, access, FFD, security, criminal investigation, law enforcement or related experience: 8+ years
  • Exempt level security, access, or FFD experience: 3+ years
  • Prior military training and experience may be considered as equivalent education and experience


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Security
Organization:  NextEra Point Beach 
Location:  Two Rivers, Wisconsin 
Other Work Locations:  Wisconsin 
Relocation Provided:  No


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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton

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