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Date: Feb 15, 2019

Primary Location: West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  31585 


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Position Specific Description

This position performs as a lead engineer on major electrical commercial grade dedication (CGD) projects being performed in the CPED CGD Lab.  Produces optimum designs which result in improved performance at minimal cost. This position provides technical support/training to other engineers and acts as internal consultant on special projects.


This position performs a variety of engineering tasks that require extensive analysis and evaluation of components utilized across our enterprise. This position also includes responsibilities for technical decisions associated with important or complex projects to support the ISC business plan. This position performs general procurement engineering functions, with special emphasis on CGDs, Item Equivalency Evaluations (IEE), development of associated cost effective countermeasures, and providing expert advice for all CGD activities and quality control.


This position requires a demonstration of proficiency or ability to learn automated purchasing and materials management computer systems (familiarity and ability to use INDUS Passport/Ventyx Asset Suite is desired).  Direct experience in the Instrument and Controls (I&C) and/or Electrical disciplines is required.  Experience in electrical component engineering and design, including low and medium voltage circuit breakers, molded case circuit breakers, motor control centers, switchgear and motors is preferred. This position performs CGD reviews, measurement, inspection and analysis and also provides support for testing activities being performed for CGD.  Direct experience with CGD, manufacturing processes, component and vendor quality control, and nuclear systems training is preferred.  This position may also require the individual to conduct “hands on” physical evaluations, testing or critical measurement of a component to establish necessary design and functional data. 


Key responsibilities include:

This position performs lead engineering support of commercial grade dedication for electrical components, production control and reporting of CGD activities.

This position will be a technical liaison to individuals within and outside his/her organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field.  

Provide technical support and training to other CGD engineers and CGD QC Inspectors and Technicians and acts as internal consultant on special assignments.

Seen as a subject matter expert in most, if not all aspects of electrical CGD.

Ensures CGD engineering documents will result in high standards related to technical and quality information supporting proper procurement and cost savings where appropriate.

Ensure CGD activities are being performed to maintain plant configuration control.

Perform responsibilities with little supervisor oversight.

Job Overview

This job is responsible for performing engineering activities that support projects and operations across the nuclear business. Employees in this role apply broad nuclear plant engineering experience and principles to make decisions and recommendations. Individuals work with independence and have wide latitude to exercise judgment over technical solution development.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs highly complex engineering tasks that require knowledge and experience with nuclear industry standards and regulations
  • Leads discussions in a group setting to resolve problems or coordinate design production
  • Applies nuclear industry standards and regulations to solve new problems and address situations
  • Serves as technical liaison within the nuclear business unit
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's – Engineering
  • Experience: 7+ years
  • Nuclear Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's – Engineering
  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)

Special Requirements

Nuclear Specific Requirements:

  • Engineering or related experience: 7+ years


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  West Palm Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
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.

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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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