NextEra Energy Lead Project Estimator Engineering & Construction in Juno Beach, Florida
Lead Project Estimator Engineering & Construction
Date:Aug 26, 2018
Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company:NextEra Energy is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.
Position Specific Description NextEra Energy, the industry leader in clean energy, is seeking an innovative, dynamic individual to join the Estimating Group within the Engineering & Construction Division. This senior level position will be filled by an individual with experience in renewable estimating or construction and a passion for helping NextEra Energy deliver clean, reliable power to its customers.
The Lead Project Estimator will be a key member of the inventive and vibrant preconstruction estimating team and will support design of projects for NextEra Energy. The ideal candidate has experience in the renewable industry, a highly developed understanding of construction means and methods, a deep understanding of wind and solar construction requirements, robust project management skills, and strong leadership qualities. In this role, you will collaborate with cross functional teams involved in project development, planning and execution to develop project estimates and improve estimating tools.
This position is a leadership role within our team, but not a management position. Day to day responsibilities include leading the preparation of estimates, the development of pricing models, and evaluating new technological innovations in the industry. The candidate will have the ability to grow their skillset, as our team also works on other technologies including energy storage, oil and gas pipelines, transmission lines, substations, and simple & combined cycle fossil power generation.
Strong preference for candidates with previous experience in renewables.
Job Overview This position develops, quantifies, costs, and provides a complete capital expenditure (CapEx) model for evaluating projects. Employees in this role provide technical guidance, estimating knowledge, market pricing, and staffing considerations during the estimating process.
Job Duties & Responsibilities • Prepares capital cost estimates • Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives, when appropriate • Coordinates with other departments, ensuring understanding of project objectives and efficient utilization of resources • Reviews layouts, designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives, when appropriate • Remains current with technology and industry evolution, assuring that capital estimates anticipate the correct market conditions • Establishes, builds and implements metrics for cost and construction estimate checks • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience • Experience:7+ years Preferred Qualifications • None
Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Engineering Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida 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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