Senior Nuclear Engineer

Posted 1 month ago by NextEra Energy
West Palm Beach, FL
Application ends: March 29, 2023
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Job Description

**Senior Nuclear Engineer**

**Date:** Feb 2, 2023

**Location(s):** West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

**Company:** NextEra Energy

**Requisition ID:** 67698

is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!

**Position Specific Description**

Our Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Technical Services Department is looking for a Senior Nuclear Engineer to join their team in our Corporate Procurement Engineering and Dedication (CPED) facility in West Palm Beach, FL.

This position performs engineering root cause analysis, develop associated cost-effective countermeasures, and provide expert advice for system malfunctions affecting the ability of business unit assets to meet their objectives. Assures designs, meet federal/state/local/regulatory codes and standards and operability, reliability, and cost targets. Directs and oversees major projects from inception though construction and final closeout documentation.

This position primarily utilizes design information to create special testing, inspection and acceptance criteria for parts and materials that will be utilized across our enterprise. This position also performs engineering/analytical tasks and develops reliable, cost effective procurement engineering packages that establish proper technical and quality requirements. The Engineer will be responsible for knowing and maintaining design and licensing basis, utilizing the correct design information from changes, procedures, tests and engineering documents in procurement engineering evaluations. The engineer will utilize proper codes and standards in their procurement evaluations, understand and maintain design margin and exercise sound engineering judgment and involve appropriate level of analysis and management review when necessary. The engineer will be accountable for the cost, timeliness, and quality of engineering products in support of material demands.

This position also requires a demonstration of proficiency or ability to learn automated purchasing and materials management computer systems (FPL / NEE System – Ventyx Asset Suite (originally INDUS Passport)). Prior attendance at the EPRI Nuclear Utility Procurement Training is a plus. Direct experience in the mechanical discipline is preferred. Cross-discipline experience (Seismic, Civil/ Structural, Equipment Qualification, Projects Engineering) is a plus.

This position performs procurement engineering responsibilities discussed below.

• Provides consistency in application and standardization for procurement engineering evaluations/reviews including commercial grade dedications, material analysis, and reverse engineering (RE) of components.

• Establishes procurement methodology including developing Commercial Grade Dedication criteria.

• Establishes reverse engineering requirements and provides a plan or methodology to collect measurements, conduct inspections and analysis for a variety of materials and components.

• Establishes procurement engineering documents which result in accurate technical and quality information supporting proper procurement and cost savings where appropriate.

• Establishes material safety classifications and quality levels by researching design and regulatory documents.

• Establishes procurement engineering documents which result in accurate technical and quality information supporting proper procurement and cost savings where appropriate.

• Maintains plant configuration utilizing or initiating appropriate change document (item equivalency or design change).

• Support the corrective action program.

**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

**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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