Vegetation Specialist I

  • NextEra Energy
  • North Port, Florida, USA
  • Apr 25, 2019
Full time Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Forestry

Job Description

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 Learn more 

Position Specific Description

We’ve been ‘Changing the Current’ and transforming our business for the better. Our team is the best in the industry and along with the investments we’ve made in our infrastructure, we have realized remarkable achievements. By 2020, we have the opportunity to build the smartest and strongest infrastructure, going above and beyond to improve our customers’ lives. Together, we will make a difference and build powerful connections every day. 

Our Central Maintenance Department in the Power Delivery Business Unit is seeking a Vegetation Specialist I to join their team.  The selected candidate will work throughout the Toledo Blade Management area in Florida.  If this sounds like an exciting career path, feel free to apply.

Job Overview

Employees in this role drive reliability improvements, increase customer experience and satisfaction, and certainty in work execution within established guidelines and budgets. Individuals ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. This position interacts with all company departments to attain overall corporate goals and objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Schedules, coordinates, and inspects line clearing contractor activities for maintenance, restoration, outside requests and new construction activities
  • Prioritizes work to ensure most critical work is preformed within budget
  • Resolves customer complaints and inquires in a timely manner
  • Evaluates and ensures vegetation management Right of Way (ROW) best practices
  • Ensures contractor compliance with purchase order and contracts
  • Coordinates daily field operation within vegetation management and operation departments
  • Conducts educational programs for internal and external customers
  • Creates and evaluates bids for line clearing, mowing, and spray work
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • ISA Certified Arborist

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