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Nuclear Training Ops Instructor Senior

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Date: May 21, 2023

Location(s): Two Rivers, WI, US, 54241

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  71569 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest producers of emission-free nuclear energy in the United States. Nuclear energy has long been a source of clean power and is a fundamental part of NextEra Energy Resources’ plan for a zero-emissions energy future. Our Nuclear Fleet is leading the industry as we leverage technology to build the next generation of leaders. Are you interested in becoming a trailblazer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today.


Position Specific Description


NRC Exam writing experience desired. NRC Initial and Licensed Operator exam writing requires knowledge and utilization of NUREG guidance as applicable. Ability to plan and execute long term milestone projects while coordinating efforts between site support staff and NRC Examiners. Procedural compliance with implementation of and reinforcing exam security precautions is a highly valued characteristic for potential candidates.

Job Overview

Improve operator and plant performance. Reinforces expectations by being a role model in all settings. Delivers integrated systems and procedures training to instruct employees in plant operations and prepare them for in-plant or control room watch standing. Prepares employees for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) initial and requalification operator and senior operator licensing examinations. Participate in the design and development of operator training in accordance with the applicable regulatory requirements. Designs, develops, implements and presents integrated systems training and initial operator and requalification training programs; effectively operates the simulator and classroom display instruction system according to Training procedures. Develops, administers, evaluates and records written and oral examinations to include simulator and plant observation, assess operator and operator candidate knowledge of controls and systems. Revise instructional materials to reflect changes in plant design, current plant practices, regulations, and/or operating philosophies. May provide direction to less experienced instructors and function as program lead. Perform other duties as requested or assigned. Support Emergency Planning and Outage duties as assigned.

This position is currently represented by IBEW Local 2150.

Required Qualification

  • Bachelor's degree in Physical Science specialty, Engineering or equivalent education and/or experience.
  • Six to eight years of experience in operations and/or training at an operating nuclear power plant.

Preferred Qualification

  • Additional courses in teaching methods together with knowledge of training aids would be helpful.
  • One year experience as an instructor preferred.
  • Previous Plant experience in plant operations, including control room experience, would be helpful.
  • Westinghouse PWR experience highly desired.
  • Have or have held a USNRC senior reactor operator (SRO) license or SRO certification required.


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Training
Organization:  NextEra Point Beach 
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: Appleton

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