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NextEra Energy Sr Electrical Specialist in Blythe, California

Sr Electrical Specialist

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location(s): Blythe, CA, US, 92225

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 66871

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Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking an individual who is a subject matter expert (SME) in maintenance practices of electrical switch gear, motor control centers, and associated control systems. The position will provide local support for equipment maintenance, operation and troubleshooting for a solar thermal power plant. Knowledge and/or hands on experience with all electrical and instrumentation systems in a power plant including DCS control systems. Troubleshooting and repair is desirable. Position location is in Blythe California.

Other duties will include:

• Work and play safely. Actively demonstrate caring for the safety and wellbeing of the individual and team at all times.

• Facilitate technical training of site personnel including OJT evaluations

• Collaborate with other regional/central SMEs as part of the Advanced Troubleshooting or Rapid Response Team

• Share process knowledge in safety, environmental, & maintenance practices and procedures with the Center of Work Excellence

• Replicate knowledge through the power generation division on-line technician forums

• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and/or a minimum of five (5) years previous power plant or relative experience is highly preferred. Experience in electrical, instrumentation and DCS systems in a power plant experience is highly desired. Six Sigma Certification is preferred

• Knowledge of Safe work practices

• High quality written and verbal communication skills desired

• Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Job Overview

Employees in this senior-level role direct a team of production and maintenance technicians and contractors in plant maintenance activities. Individuals in this position lead internal and external resources to Deliver Certainty, executing plant maintenance to achieve short and long term site goals and objectives in safety, environmental, compliance, reliability, availability and cost management.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Focuses on optimizing site maintenance

• Develops technicians’ skills and knowledge

• Standardizes processes, procedures, and techniques to ensure repeatability

• Applies advanced leadership skills for internal employee development and performance management

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Process Management Concepts

• Quality Tools and Techniques

• Effective Written Communications

• Effective Verbal Communications

• High School Grad / GED

• Safety Policy and Practice

• Technical / functional knowledge/Learning

• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

• Experience: 4+ years

• Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Maintenance/Construction

Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

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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