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NextEra Energy PGD Technical Services Manager in Houston, Texas

PGD Technical Services Manager

Date: May 15, 2024

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 79999

participates in pipeline infrastructure development, construction, management and operations through either wholly owned subsidiaries or joint ventures. We participate in 21 pipelines across 10 states to help provide access to domestic fuel sources, including clean-burning natural gas. Are you interested in being part of our best-in-class origination team? Join our team today.

Position Specific Description

Safety, PSM, and Emergency Response Leader

Job Description

As a member of a highly-specialized group within NextEra Energy Pipeline Services Company (NEPS) Environmental, Health, Safety, and Emergency Response Department, the Technical Services Manager would be responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable DOT/PHMSA, OSHA, State and municipal emergency response regulations, safety programs specific to electrical safe work and the control of hazardous energy, Process Safety Management (PSM), Risk Management Planning (RMP), and Human Performance. The Technical Services Manager will manage a Team to develop plans and procedures, perform training, and execute drills for the NEPS Midstream Gathering, Transmission Pipeline, and Renewable Fuel operated assets. This position reports to the NEPSDirector of Environmental, Health, and Safety.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Experience managing technical professionals, including remotely located;

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the Business Unit from field operations to senior management;

  • Technically-proficient safety professional adept at public speaking, data analysis, compliance auditing, and strategic regulatory analyses;

  • Self-starter with strong cognitive problem-solving abilities;

  • Team player with demonstrated history of meeting project deadlines;

  • Motivated goal-oriented individual with excellent leadership, organization, planning & implementation, time-management, and quality control skills;

  • Ability to understand and communicate risks associated with compliance to senior management and within project execution teams;

  • Safety / PSM Audit experience;

  • Risk Management Planning and procedure development; and

  • Human Performance Factors program knowledge.

Highly Preferred Candidates will have:

  • 10 years of experience in safety, process safety management, emergency management, and auditing;

  • Ability to work in results driven, fast -paced environment;

  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written, proposal and presentation);

  • Experienced in procedure and plan writing;

  • Proficient in Adobe, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Projects, and Visio;

  • Able to travel up to 75% to and from company assets, construction sites, emergency events, and for other agency/project meetings including the following states: Alabama, California, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, and West Virginia.

  • Valid U. S. Driver’s License

  • Bachelor's degree , preferably in chemical or electrical engineering

  • Experience working onsite at gas plants, power plants, and pipeline facilities

Location : Houston, TX

Relocation provided

Successful completion of background check, pre-employment physical exam and drug screening

Job Overview

Employees in this role oversee a team of technical specialists. Individuals provide managerial and technical support to a services organization that is effective in supporting the plant/site organization.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Interacts with different levels both within the business unit and the company as well as other companies to determine feasibility, cost effectiveness, reliability and quality of products and services

• Builds a high performance organization that delivers total operational excellence

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

• Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Engineering

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Technical Specialist

Organization: NextEra Energy Pipeline 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.

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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