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Aviation Mechanic Lead

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Date: Nov 20, 2022

Location(s): West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33406

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  66225 


NextEra Energy is the world's largest producer of wind and solar energy. With operations in nearly all 50 states and four provinces in Canada, our nearly 15,000 employees are committed to finding innovative, industry-leading solutions to provide safe, reliable and affordable clean energy to millions of customers throughout North America. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Do you want to help us achieve Real Zero? Join our world-class team today. Learn more.


Position Specific Description

The Aviation Department is seeking a Lead Maintenance Technician to oversee and perform aircraft maintenance activities. Have an extensive experience and knowledge in jet aircraft maintenance. This position also requires an individual who has team building skills, highly organized, excellent communication skills and the ability to handle sensitive information. The candidate must be dependable, have initiative, and be highly motivated to work in a team environment. This position is for day shift and working hours can be adjusted to accommodate flight schedules.


We truly have the best team in the business. Apply today to be a part of it!

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for ensuring the highest level of dependable mechanical operation of any company owned aircraft.  This job also assists the Aviation Maintenance Manager in overseeing daily maintenance operations.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under limited supervision:

  • Coordinates with maintenance technicians to perform all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to the highest possible airworthiness standard 
  • Performs pre- and post- flight inspections on company aircraft
  • Assists Aviation Maintenance Manager in tracking duty assignments of aircraft technicians and completing quarterly maintenance evaluation reports
  • Assists with and ensures all aircraft and related documentation are processed and organized in an efficient and professional manner; maintains engine and airframe logbooks, aircraft records, related materials and aircraft manuals
  • Assists in all areas of maintenance to be performed at off-site contract facilities
  • Assists in and responsible for the cleanliness and organization of aviation facilities and work areas 
  • Ensures all support equipment is maintained properly
  • Assists with all associated ground handling activities, including towing and fueling of aircraft, assisting passengers on arrivals/departures, etc.
  • Serves as mentor to other aviation mechanics; serves as leader of maintenance team when Aviation Maintenance Manager is unavailable
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Aviation
Organization:  NextEra Energy, Inc. 
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.


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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami