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NextEra Energy Journeyman Lineman in Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Journeyman Lineman

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Primary Location: Ft Lauderdale, FL, US, 33311

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 53351

Our reliability is one of the best in the nation, and we’re working to make it even better. We live here too. That’s why we’re committed to making Florida a better place. Join our team today

Position Specific Description

Florida Power & Light (FPL) is the largest energy company in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold, serving more than 5 million customer accounts or an estimated 10 million+ people across the state of Florida. FPL’s typical residential customer bill is approximately 30% lower than the national average and among the lowest in the U.S. We're seeking certified Journeymen Linemen to join us in the Sunshine State! This role offers competitive pay, full benefits including 401K with company match + PENSION, a signing bonus, and relocation assistance (for those who qualify)!

We have multiple opportunities available, actual work location may vary across Florida.

In this role, you will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction, maintenance, and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds).

Key Duties:

  • Troubleshoot and repair all distribution and transmission circuits and equipment and prepare all associated paperwork.

  • Responsible for ensuring all jobs assigned are worked in accordance with company design standards and work methods.

  • Support projects requiring extended work hours in inclement weather

  • Travel throughout Florida in cases of emergencies and storms, to restore power.

  • May work alone or as part of a crew supervising a lower classification such as a groundworker, apprentice, or helper.

  • Support either Transmission or Distribution Units

Job Overview

Line Specialists will be expected to safely perform all associated tasks with the construction, maintenance and restoration of all overhead and underground facilities (excluding vaults, manholes, and hot compounds). They must be able to troubleshoot and repair all distribution and transmission circuits and equipment and prepare all associated paperwork. They will be responsible for making sure that all jobs assigned are worked in accordance with company design standards and work methods. May be required to work extended hours in inclement weather, may be required to travel throughout the system in cases of emergencies and storms, to restore the system. Line Specialists may work alone, on a crew, or to supervise a lower classification such as a ground worker, apprentice, or helper without direct supervision of a higher level classification. Line Specialists may choose to work in either our Transmission or Distribution Units and may utilize our internal job posting system to move between the Units/Work Location. Line Specialists are expected to have the flexibility to work any shift at their assigned work location.

Required Qualifications

  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval

  • Minimum of two (2) years of verifiable work experience as a Journeyman Class 1 or A level craft worker

  • Commercial Driver's License, Class A or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment

  • Climbing skills

  • Completion of the FPL apprentice program or another accredited apprenticeship program

  • Able to work in direct sunlight or at night

  • Physically able to perform all assigned tasks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with live line maintenance (gloving) up to twenty three (23) KV and the use of hot sticks (change to 2 words) for all voltages

  • Bucket Truck Rescue Certification

  • Pole Top Rescue Certification

  • Tower Rescue Certification

Employee Group: Bargaining Unit

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Power Systems Bargaining Unit

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Location: Ft Lauderdale, Florida

Other Work Locations: Florida

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

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.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies . Please see ourfor more information.

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