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NextEra Energy Regional Manager II - FPL Solar & Storage - East Region in Fort Pierce, Florida

Regional Manager II - FPL Solar & Storage - East Region

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location(s): Fort Pierce, FL, US, 34945

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 80368

is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

Regional Manager II in the East Solar Region leads an operational team of engineers (engineers in their region perform 90% field work) and oversees the operations and maintenances of solar and storage sites. Overall, the Regional Manager II is responsible for overall production of solar and storage generation. As this is power generation operations, this is a 24/7 endeavor. Leaders in this position manage all aspects of business and operations while maintaining and injury free work force and achieving production and business targets. Leader ensures all business activities are conducted following corporate policies and are in compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal permits, codes, standards, and regulations.

Leaders are expected to:

• Collaborate with peers, stake holders, central organizations support team, vendors, and OEMs for the furtherance of organizations goals.

• Ensures all safety, environmental, performance, and budget targets are met.

• Develop and grow the team/business.

• Oversees and approves procurement activities of the site.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

• Availability 24/7 for all team support and decision making for safety, environmental and productions risk.

  • Support includes overall decision maker for the team’s wellbeing, equipment reliability and site availability. This includes total team coordination for tactical execution of daily work scope definition, daily strategy definition, daily risk categorization and mitigation, daily risk analysis and approvals, procedure and policy review. Which includes:

• Ensure the team is working safely and following all safety policies.

• Identify and coordinate team priorities based on performances.

• Attend and lead team performance meetings.

• Attend and participate in leader’s meetings for resource allocation.

• Ensure work is being executed as planned by following up with direct reports multiple times a day.

• Identify and coordinate team priorities.

• Risk assessment reviews and approvals on an individual job basis.

• Organize and schedule maintenance outages.

• Organize and coordinate Force outage Outages - often after hours.

• Permit review and approval.

  • Excavation permits

  • Hot work permits

  • Work permits

  • Etc.

• Third party vendor coordination

  • Determining need for third party bases on resources.

  • Support scope definition for third party services.

  • Submit request for quotes.

  • Review quotes and submit for requisition.

• OEM Support coordination

  • Attend, participate, and communicate team needs to for warranty response.

• Field visits and observations

  • Execute leader in the field work order and work scope.

  • Field visits for training purposes and for site specific scope.

• Field response for all off normal operations in field

  • Safety events - unplanned and 24/7 availability needed.

  • Fires and thermal events - unplanned and 24/7 availability needed.

  • Site Feeder outages - unplanned and 24/7 availability needed.

• Provide regional on call support

  • On weekend

  • On holidays

  • Provide same team support during the weekend.

• Available after hours and off normal hours for:

  • Making decisions of work scope and risk involving the equipment and teammate safety

  • Risk assessment review and approvals

  • Coordination of third party

  • Coordination of restoration efforts.

• Execute storm role - Site preparation, post storm assessment, post storm restoration.

• Availability for storm response

  • Coordinate and support in field preparation for region's solar and storage sites.

  • Coordinate and support in field team assessment, restoration and support for region's solar and storage sites.

• Administrative duties and tasks as assigned.

The Regional Manager II/Engineering Leader will possess :

• Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills.

• Solid technical background and field services experience with strong problem-solving skills.

• Ability to successfully handle multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

• Superior organizational, time management and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to manage multiple complicated tasks and achieve flawless execution.

• Strong project management skills.

• Strong business process management skills.

• Six Sigma skills or equivalent quality skills.

• Ability to travel 20%

The base of operations will be Interstate Solar in FT Pierce, FL and it is expected that the ideal candidate be located in Melbourne, FL area.

Job Overview

Employees in this role lead a team of engineers or technical specialists that perform engineering functions. This may include negotiating critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies and having responsibility for one or more programs of such diversity and scope to be of critical importance to overall company objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented engineering/technical complexities, determining program objectives and requirements, organizing programs and projects

• Develops standards and guidelines for diverse technical and engineering activities

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Engineering

• Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Certified Professional Engineer (PE)

• Six Sigma Black Belt Certified

• Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

• Master's Degree

• Six Sigma Master Black Belt

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Engineering

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

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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