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NextEra Energy PV Solar Field Tech Leader/DC Field Team - Sonoran Solar - Buckeye, AZ in Buckeye, Arizona

PV Solar Field Tech Leader/DC Field Team - Sonoran Solar - Buckeye, AZ

Date: Feb 15, 2024

Location(s): Buckeye, AZ, US, 85326

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 77867

is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

This position sits within the Power Generation Division which is responsible for all of NextEra Energy's non-nuclear generation operations, exceeding 40,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity.

This individual will lead the operation and maintenance activities for all solar and storage facilities in the Buckeye area. This individual is also responsible for the safety of all personnel working on the solar and storage assets as well as delivering on key performance indicators including availability, production, and cost.

This position is based at Sonoran Solar near Buckeye, AZ and will report to the West Coast Regional Production Manager II on our DC Field Team.

This position will also require 80-90% travel to regional wind/solar sites

Job Overview

Leaders in this role provide a first line of guidance for PV Solar Field Technicians. Individuals are responsible for overseeing a team of technicians involved in the operation and maintenance of PV solar and battery energy storage equipment on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. This position ensures the constant application of, and compliance with, company policies and administrative, maintenance, and safety procedures, as well as related accepted practices and letters of instruction.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides career and performance management of a team of PV Solar Field Technicians

  • Ensures the safety of site personnel by promoting and enforcing the corporate safety culture and policies

  • Provides front-line supervision of technicians performing preventative and corrective maintenance on solar and energy storage power generation equipment

  • Applies advanced understanding of technical process to improve equipment capabilities

  • Provides electrical safe work practices coaching

  • Serves as qualified reliever in the absence of site management

  • Leads teams in Quality Improvement (QI) projects

  • Completes special projects or complex task assignments

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to achieve business unit objectives

  • Documents work execution and field changes utilizing Maximo

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Experience: 5+ years

  • Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

Employee Group: Non Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Technicians - Wind/HV/Solar

Organization: NextEra Energy Operating Services, LLC

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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