Summer College Intern-Saint Lucie Nuclear Plant

Posted 2 weeks ago by NextEra Energy
Jensen Beach, FL
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

**Summer College Intern-Saint Lucie Nuclear Plant**

**Date:** Nov 16, 2022

**Location(s):** Jensen Beach, FL, US, 34957

**Company:** NextEra Energy

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**

Under direct supervision, this job applies diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to broad variety of assignments and related fields. You’ll get exposure to real projects and challenges in an innovative and fast-paced environment while you gain professional experience. You will also participate in engaging summer events plus work on projects with other interns and employees beyond your core work area. Works on small projects or portions of larger projects. Support daily plant operations and maintenance, conduct analysis on system performance and reliability strategies, and provide recommendations for improvements. **Candidates must have cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher to be considered**

**Some of the responsibilities for our plant internships are listed below:**

+ Apply standard engineering practices and techniques to specific engineering situations.

+ Participate in the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems associated with assigned engineering discipline while developing and testing optimum solutions.

+ Evaluates data and recognizes discrepancies in results.

+ Prepare and present reports summarizing results of technical evaluations and recommendations.

+ Coordinate engineering activities with other engineering departments and with other company departments.

+ Acquire knowledge of an operating nuclear power plant through team interaction and self-directed training.

+ Learn safe work practices at the plant and industrial settings.

+ Collaborate with other interns and departments on projects.

+ Conduct field walkdowns with various departments.

+ Interact and remotely support engineering functions at other NextEra nuclear plants and the corporate office

**_* Majors_** **_Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Nuclear Engineering_**

**Job Overview**

To be considered for an internship, you must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. You must also have a current cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale).

**Job Duties & Responsibilities**

+ Assists department with assigned projects

+ Completes challenging projects and assignments

+ Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship

+ Assumes responsibility for own travel, lodging, and transportation necessary to be available for the program

+ Performs other job-related duties as assigned

**Required Qualifications**

+ High school grad / GED

+ Maintain active enrollment in a Bachelor or higher degree program

+ Maintain cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ None

**Employee Group:** Non Exempt

**Employee Type:** Intern

**Job Category:** Intern

**Organization:** Florida Power & Light Company

**Relocation Provided:** No

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