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Senior Nuclear Engineer - Electrical

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Date: Jul 30, 2019

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  34811 


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Position Specific Description

The Senior Engineer will support the Technical Services within our Integrated Supply Chain department.  Exposure to specialized capabilities such as Corporate Procurement Engineering, Commercial Grade Dedication, Seismic Testing, Reverse Engineering, Initial qualification and Electronic Component Repairs as well as direct interface with the nuclear fleet. Additional responsibilities include:


•Utilization of advanced procurement engineering knowledge for tasks that entails extensive procurement technical qualification analysis of alternative parts and materials.
•Provides consistency in application and standardization for procurement engineering evaluations/reviews including classifications, commercial grade dedications, item equivalency evaluations and material analysis.

•Ensures procured materials and services to meet the Design Basis by developing and specifying technical and quality procurement requirements.  Consults with Design Engineers to ensure that like for like replacements are specified as appropriate in alignment with the Design Basis for the power plant.
•Maintains power plant configuration utilizing or initiating appropriate change document (item equivalency or design change).

•Leads procurement mechanical engineering activities from inception though final conclusion and performs supervisor oversight responsibilities, when deemed necessary.
•Support Nuclear Corrective Action Program



Preferred Qualifications:

•Proficiency or ability to learn operating automated technical, purchasing, materials and receiving management computer systems

•Familiarity and ability to use ABB/VENTYX Asset Suite/INDUS Passport


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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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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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

Job Segment: Nuclear, Power Plant Operator, Power Plant, Energy

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