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NextEra Energy Associate Diesel Automotive Technician in Sarasota, Florida

Associate Diesel Automotive Technician

Date: Dec 6, 2023

Location(s): Sarasota, FL, US, 34236

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 77026

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

Our Fleet Services Department is looking for an Associate Diesel Technician to join their team in Sarasota, FL. This position is posted with the intention of hiring candidates from the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Diesel/Automotive Technician certification program.

We truly have the best team in the business. Apply today to be a part of it!

Job Overview

Employees in this role provide safe and reliable vehicles and equipment to all customer segments while maintaining a technical focus for solutions to complex problems including but not limited to electrical, mechanical, fluid powering or hybrid applications. At times this position will assist in monitoring and assessing performance of other technicians and groups to make improvements or take corrective actions. Employees in this job follow processes and procedures to achieve desired results while utilizing interdependence/collaboration with work group to ensure maximum potentials.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under direct supervision:

  • Communicates and demonstrates safe working practices

  • Diagnoses faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices

  • Performs maintenance and repairs to vehicles and equipment

  • Reads and understands operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings

  • Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges

  • Orders general use parts through the internet and ensures all parts are correctly charged out in FA system

  • Communicates with customers on vehicle and equipment status

  • Ability to meet attendance and storm duty requirements

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Experience: 0+ years

  • ASE Certification OR Associate’s Degree OR certificate of completion from an accredited university within a related field (e.g. Automotive Technology, Diesel Technology, etc.) OR Military MOS within a related field (e.g. Automotive/Truck/Equipment maintenance, Diesel engines, Hydraulics, etc.)

  • Valid Driver’s License (Non CDL)

  • Valid Class A CDL with Tanker (N) Endorsement or must attain within 12 months of employment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s Degree

  • FS Fluid Power Mobil Hydraulic Mech Cert

Employee Group: Non Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Technicians

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

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.

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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