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NextEra Energy Engineering Leader - T/S in Juno Beach, Florida

Engineering Leader - T/S

Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 78963

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

This role has the responsibility of leading a Substation Engineering team responsible for reviewing, executing, and validating Greenfield and Brownfield Substation projects for renewable energy utility scale projects. The Substation Engineering Leader will be responsible for leading a team of Substation Engineers for all NEER substation activities from conceptual design through construction and commissioning execution.

Lead a team of Substation Project Engineers that oversee the Engineering Scope of NEER Greenfield and Brownfield Substation Engineering projects:

  • Execution of assigned substation tasks from conception (Early Stage) through construction and commissioning (Execution).

  • Securing engineering consulting resources from a list of approved suppliers by developing a scope of work, securing bids, evaluating, and awarding work through NEER’s Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Group.

  • Coordinate with other project stakeholders to develop and secure a substation site, support any engineering updates, data and permits necessary to design and build the substation.

  • Coordinating the engineering deliverables including scope of work documents, Issued for Bid, Issued for Procurement, Issued for Construction, design criteria and As-built drawings.

  • Coordination with other groups to ensure that the assigned E&C substation projects are successful. Generally responsible for representing E&C’s internal and external interests on assigned projects, including presentations/briefing on current progress, issues, and risk mitigation in meetings with various levels of management.

  • Support Transmission Services during review of interconnection documentation including system impact studies, facility studies, reactive and harmonic studies and Interconnection agreements and ensures that Transmission Owner requirements and E&C engineering design are consistent and in compliance with all ISO requirements and incorporated into the project design. Must be able to work with and communicate often to the respective transmission owners/operators/ISOs to ensure project deliverables will meet specific off-taker requirements, are timely and accurate.

  • Works collaboratively with project engineering resources in various disciplines to determine project priorities, work plans and lines of demarcation.

  • Ensures projects are efficiently, cost effectively and safely implemented in accordance with department process, procedures, industry standards and policies.

  • Support Legal in any regulatory filings, depositions and/or hearings.

  • Collaborate with component OEMs to enhance/adapt their designs to better integrate with NEER’s philosophies.

Preferred Work Experience:

  • Seasoned leader with substation design and operational experience

  • Demonstrates excellent communication, time management, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines by setting priorities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and additional software knowledge depending on specialization

Job Overview

Employees in this role lead a team of engineers and technical specialists that perform engineering functions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and leads project engineers in basic, unique and complex projects

  • Acts as technical liaison and provides training and development for engineering personnel

  • Assumes a lead role on team /assignments and provides direction to others as required

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Engineering

  • Experience: 6+ years

  • Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ 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: NextEra Energy Resources, 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 and 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.

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