NextEra Energy Sr PGD Engineer in Juno Beach, Florida

Sr PGD Engineer

Date:Sep 20, 2017

Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 12563

is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

Position Specific Description We strengthen and engage our greatest asset - our people!

NextEra Energy is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer who can apply diversified knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and fields related to wind power generation. This candidate will need to make decisions independently regarding engineering complexities and methods. This position requires the use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices in this individual’s field. Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters will be required.

Areas of responsibility will mainly focus on wind turbine power electronics and electrical systems support and analysis, including but not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting/analysis of various current and obsolete power electronic/converter hardware and software (Xantrex, Converteam/GEPC, ABB, GE)
  • High power switching electronics (IGBT’s, MOSFET’s, JFET’s)
  • Electrical pitch control technology (SSB, GE, Windurance/MLS)
  • Large VFD technology, breakers, contactors and high current carrying cables
  • Developing solutions to obsolete technology

Strongly preferred to have knowledge and experience in operation, diagnostics, design and repair techniques of DC, single phase and 3 phase motors and generators.

Problem Solving and Project Management skills highly preferred.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with at least five years of experience in the field of Wind Energy/Power Electronics. Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer is a Plus.

Job Overview Employees in this role have responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.

Job Duties & Responsibilities • Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs • Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field • Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications • Bachelor's - Engineering • Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications • Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Engineering Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (0010) Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida 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.

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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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