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NextEra Energy Sr Physical Security Specialist in Juno Beach, Florida

Sr Physical Security Specialist

Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 75335

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

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Physical Security Specialist to join our team. As a Senior Physical Security Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring the protection of our company's property and personnel. You will work closely with the Senior Area Security Manager to provide expertise and technical support for our Executive Protection security program. Your knowledge of department and corporate practices, policies, and procedures will be essential in maintaining a secure environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Senior Area Security Manager in technical matters pertaining to the Executive Protection security program

  • Utilize your expertise in state-of-the-art security technology, including alarm and access control systems, CCTV systems, communications technologies, software programs, home alarm systems, and photo imaging systems

  • Demonstrate proficiency in personal computing skills, including office-related products, internet usage, databases, and networks

  • Lead access control system design, installation, and service activities

  • Manage large-scale, single-site, and intermediate-scale multiple-site security projects

  • Collaborate effectively with manufacturers and manufacturers’ representatives of security-related hardware and components

  • Apply an understanding of corporate human resource practices as they relate to security accesses

  • Possess general knowledge of NextEra Energy’s core business functions, critical interrelationships, and key members of the organization

  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills, with a focus on multitasking and adapting to rapidly changing priorities

  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills and maintain a professional demeanor and sound judgment under stressful situations.

If you possess the requisite skills, experience, and dedication to security excellence, we invite you to apply for the Senior Physical Security Specialist position. Join our team and contribute to the safety and protection of our organization.

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for leading the Physical Security team and providing technical guidance and expertise concerning highly complex technical security functions such as: use of technical equipment in investigations, Physical Access Control System (PACS), maintenance of the Enterprise Physical Security Plans (PSP), recommendation and evaluation of intrusion detection systems, CCTV/Video Management surveillance systems. Individuals ensure programs are designed to maximize asset protection and minimize asset loss during normal and emergency conditions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages budgets to include forecasting and business unit planning for other departments within the company in regards to security systems

  • Leads surveys of new and existing properties and prepares written recommendations for security systems

  • Manages suppliers projects and new installations throughout the company

  • Leads collaborative works with Security Operations Systems Support and the Security Operations Center to test and troubleshoot alarm, access control devices and infrastructure to ensure system integrity

  • Manages and directs projects for security system installations to meet regulatory requirements in access control, intrusion detection and CCTV for compliance with NERC, MTSA and FERC regulations

  • Monitors and ensure full NERC CIP compliance relative to access control issues and certifies installations function correctly before turning system over to the responsible business unit

  • Serves as the company technical resource for NERC compliance and acts as the certifying authority for all physical security drawings in direct relation to NERC installations

  • Develops company standards for installation and design of security system components

  • Prepares written documentation on technical problems, incidents, front line investigative issues and other security related matters

  • Conducts surveys, makes recommendations for covert installations, and carries out the installations in direct support of Corporate Security Investigations

  • Continually researches security industry solutions for more cost effective and reliable security systems

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Security

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

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.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, 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.

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