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NextEra Energy Lead Project Estimator - Engineering & Construction in Juno Beach, Florida

Lead Project Estimator - Engineering & Construction

Date: Nov 8, 2021

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 55108

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 in our Corporate Office, Juno Beach, Florida. 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 Estimating Team and will support design, planning, and budgeting of projects for NextEra Energy. The ideal candidate has experience in the renewable and/or high voltage transmission industry, a highly developed understanding of construction means and methods, a deep understanding of wind, solar, substation, and transmission 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.

Responsibilities include leading and preparing 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 a large portfolio of technologies including wind, utility scale solar, distributed solar, energy storage, transmission & distribution lines, substations, water treatment, 5G & fiber, hydrogen, pipelines, and fossil generation.

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering; Construction Science or Construction Management preferred.

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: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.

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.

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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