NextEra Energy Sr PGD Engineer - Fort Pierce, FL Area in Fort Pierce, Florida
Sr PGD Engineer - Fort Pierce, FL Area
Date: Oct 31, 2022
Location(s): Fort Pierce, FL, US, 34945
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 67278
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
NextEra Energy is seeking a technical individual to be part of the FPL Power Generation team. The Sr PGD Engineer shall be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the large scale universal solar facilities inside the state of Florida. This position will report to the Solar & Storage FL East Engineering Leader, under the Power Generation Team, and will work out of the Fort Pierce area with travel to other locations within the East Region which includes the territory of Martin County to Daytona Beach within the state of Florida.
This individual is responsible as the site safety manager to ensure all personnel and equipment onsite are safe and that the site/s are in environmental compliance with all required regulatory permit requirements. Under limited guidance, the individual will perform a variety of routine tasks, which provide experience and familiarity with Engineering staff, methods, practices, and programs after which may independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures while using judgment when making adaptions and modifications. Engineers on the FPL solar team can spend a significant amount of time in the field (outside) troubleshooting and repairing all aspects of our solar facilities. At times, PGD Engineer will be on-call and responsible for the FL East Region Sites, coordinating with the Renewables Operation Control Center, OEM’s, Vendors and Contractors as required.
Engineer should be highly motivated with a strong bias for action and capable of working independently as well as part of a team. Engineering degree required, but Electrical Engineering degree highly preferred.
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
• Bachelor's - Engineering
• Experience:5+ years
• Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Engineering
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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