NextEra Energy Line Specialist (Journeyman Lineman) in West Palm Beach, Florida

Line Specialist (Journeyman Lineman)

Date:Nov 29, 2018

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

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 23462

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Position Specific Description Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) is seeking certified Journeyman Lineman (Line Specialist) to join our growing team! To be successful in this role, you must have the ability to work onANY SHIFTanywhere within FPL’s Service Territory in the State of Florida.

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If you are looking to take the next step in your career with a dedicated team, this could be the role for you!

Job Overview Line Specialist 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 trouble shoot 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, storms, to restore the system.

Line Specialist 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

  • Commercial Driver's License, Class A
  • Must have climbing skills.
  • Must have completed the FPL apprentice program or another accredited apprenticeship program.
  • Must be able to work in direct sunlight or at night
  • Must be physically able to perform all assigned tasks. Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be proficient with live line maintenance (gloving) up to twenty three (23) KV and the use of hotsticks for all voltages

  • Minimum of two (2) years of verifiable work experience as aJourneymanClass 1 or A level craft worker.
  • 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: 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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Nearest Major Market:Palm Beach Nearest Secondary Market:Miami Job Segment:Power Systems, Energy