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NextEra Energy Project Director Development in Dallas, Florida

Project Director Development

  • Date:May 4, 2021

Primary Location: Dallas, FL, US, 75201

Company: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Transmission, LLC (NEET) is the leading competitive transmission company in North America. We develop, finance, construct, operate, and maintain transmission assets across the continent.

Position Specific Description

The focus of this role is identification, development, and execution of opportunities to grow GridLiance and support the ongoing business activities of GridLiance West. This includes acquisitions, transmission development, investments, joint development agreements, and other similar opportunities. It also includes supporting commercial and development activities that are part of GridLiance West’s utility operations. This includes, for example, negotiation of interconnection and other agreements, leading coordination efforts with Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) and participation in RTO stakeholder processes, and other activities necessary to GridLiance’s utility operations. An ideal candidate for this position will be a strong leader with demonstrated success in building commercial relationships while contributing as a key member of the GridLiance team to support and lead key operational activities.

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and execute plans for new or enhanced generation projects. This job is responsible for resource allocation, schedules, cost and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost effective and competitive manner. This position manages all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completed on time and within budgetary constraints.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages all aspects of the day to day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as a cost effective and competitive results

  • Leads and coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities and financial negotiations

  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects

  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection

  • Constructs contractual arrangements for project development

  • Negotiates agreements with consultants and subcontractors

  • Ensures compliance with applicable technical and regulatory requirements

  • Fosters external relationships with customers, third parties and members of the community

  • Identifies opportunities and negotiates power sales contracts

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad /GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 8+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Business Administration

  • Master's - Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Business Development

Organization: 2135082

Location: Dallas, Texas

Other Work Locations: Nevada; Texas

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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