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Nuclear Engineer I - CPED Projects

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Date: Nov 4, 2017

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

Company: NextEra Energy

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Position Specific Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to join the innovative, challenging and technical side of supply chain in procurement engineering?  Here, you will enjoy a fun teamwork environment with opportunity to deal with normal and emergent needs for the NextEra Energy Enterprise with specific focus on our Integrated Supply Chain Business Plan and our nuclear fleet.


This position will focus on the specialized capabilities of ISC Technical Services (equivalent part analysis, commercial grade dedication/seismic testing, reverse engineering, initial qualification and electronic component repair) and provide direct interface with our nuclear fleet. Here you will use your technical experience to identify opportunities that can be processed through the ISC Technical Services Facilities and successfully support the nuclear fleet plant maintenance and modification needs.  You will process these items to procedures and policies that are in accordance with Federal, Nuclear Regulatory, and corporate requirements. This position may also require you to develop procurement evaluations for commercial grade dedication or reverse engineering, document technical changes (Item Equivalency Evaluations) and resolve technical and quality issues found during the quality control inspection process.


This position will require you to have knowledge of each of the functions that Technical Services provides to champion our services with external customers such that new opportunities are brought to our team and continued support is maintained.

In this position, use your proficiency or ability to learn automated purchasing, materials and receiving management computer systems (familiarity and ability to use ABB/VENTYX Asset Suite/INDUS Passport is desired).

In addition, a Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering and direct experience in the electrical or mechanical discipline, procurement engineering and nuclear plant engineering (system or design) is preferred.

This position is located at the Corporate Procurement Engineering and Dedication (CPED) facility in West Palm Beach, Florida.


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Job Overview

This job is responsible for extensive engineering analysis of technical decisions to support business unit objectives. Employees in this role perform engineering root cause analysis, develop cost effective countermeasures, and provide expert advice. Individuals develop scope, design criteria, perform data collection, and engineering analysis/design toward completion of large projects. The successful candidate is responsible for completing complex plant engineering tasks that require relevant experience and use of technical engineering principles.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Performs planning and coordination of engineering activities under general guidance
•   Provides direction to less-experienced engineers and technicians
•   Applies nuclear regulations and standards to work assignments
•   Acts as a liaison to interfacing departments
•   Performs engineering/analytical tasks to develop reliable, cost effective recommendations
•   Uses advanced computer models to develop and study solution feasibility
•   Prepares engineering documentation and assists with technical support for licensing and other regulatory proceedings
•   Ensures procured materials and services meet engineering specifications 
•   Consults with peer engineers to ensure that solutions meet plant design
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Nuclear Experience: 0+ years
  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company (0001)
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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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.



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