NextEra Energy Maint Tech - Mechanic Itinerant in Loxahatchee, Florida

Maint Tech - Mechanic Itinerant

Date:May 1, 2018

Primary Location:Loxahatchee, FL, US, 33470

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 23937

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Position Specific Description This position will be located at our West County Energy Center in Loxahatchee, FL. It will require travel throughout Florida to support planned outages.

  • Repairs, replaces, troubleshoots, calibrates and maintains power plant Mechanical equipment and systems.
  • Utilizes/operates various types of test instruments. Uses hand, power tools/equipment necessary to support a safe and productive work environment.
  • Mechanical apprenticeship, vocational certificate, military mechanical maintenance training or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Proficient in mechanical skills and abilities relating to: pumps, gears, bearings, valves, lubrication, mechanical seals, pipe/tube fitting and welding, rigging, gaskets, torque, steam traps, gage glasses and precision instruments.
  • Candidates will be required to take and pass the MASS Test and also be Hands-On tested to demonstrate knowledge and craft skills.
  • Work Schedule: Day Shift, except when supporting outages. Travel required for this position.
  • Local Candidate Strongly Preferred Job Overview This is a non-shift classification that works a regular day shift schedule. The primary function of this individual is to perform mechanical maintenance on plant equipment. This classification works under the direction of the Maintenance Foreman. This classification may be required to travel to other locations as workload requires.

Minimum requirements for job:

  • Has previously held the classification of mechanic, and/or successfully completed the joint apprentice program for mechanic or equivalent.

Accountabilities:

  • Operates all types of power and machine tools and uses any hand tools and equipment necessary to provide a safe, clean and productive work place.
  • Uses precision tools when required.
  • May maintain stock and records of plant mechanical materials, supplies, tools and spare parts.
  • Performs preventive and minor maintenance to ensure the proper function of plant equipment.
  • Performs major maintenance on plant equipment, plant construction, demolition and removal and installation of plant mechanical equipment and structures, and repair and replacement of plant mechanical equipment and structures.
  • Performs associated responsibilities according to the rules contained in the safe work practices handbook and the Memorandum of Agreement Required Qualifications

  • Pwr Plt Mtce Pos Sel Sys Test passed

  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval Preferred Qualifications

  • Welder Certified

Employee Group: Bargaining Unit Employee Type: Itinerant Job Category: Power Generation Bargaining Unit Organization: Florida Power & Light Company Location: Loxahatchee, 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 Plant, Energy