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NextEra Energy Director - Regulatory/Legis in Houston, Texas

Director - Regulatory/Legis

Date: Mar 25, 2024

Location(s): Houston, TX, US, 77002

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 79188

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. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

Responsible for all Public Utility Commission activities in Texas, as well as assisting with ERCOT affairs. The position involves oversight responsibility and management of the PUCT policy, positions, and priorities in Texas to support NextEra's existing businesses and new development and growth. The job requires commercial capabilities and knowledge of all NEER’s businesses to flag risks and credibly work with policymakers to advance NextEra's interests. The position involves extensive teamwork, internally and externally. Candidate should have electricity policy knowledge, strong teamwork ability, project management skills, and the ability to coordinate a multi-background professional team. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required, as well as a disciplined approach to managing competing company interests. Candidates should be willing to travel occasionally to support priorities and be located in Texas, preferably in Austin.

Job Overview

Employees in this role directly support management and development through representation of our company’s interests in regulatory bodies, regional transmission and planning organizations and legislatures and members of the executive branch of state governments in the United States and provinces in Canada.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates in stakeholder processes, regulatory bodies, and/or regional organizations

  • Lobbies legislatures

  • Formulates company strategies internally for communication in the marketplace

  • Completes long-range strategic planning

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience: 10+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's - Business Administration

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs

Organization: NextEra Energy Project Management, 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.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

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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