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NextEra Energy Principal Engineer in Juno Beach, Florida

Principal Engineer

Date: May 9, 2024

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 77559

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

Our Engineering & Construction team is looking for a Principal Engineer – Energy Storage to join their team in Juno Beach, FL. Employees in this role will be responsible for planning, designing, and executing various energy storage projects. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, engineering oversight and consulting across cross functional teams to deliver a best-in-class product.

The selected candidate for this role:

  • Evaluates design aspects of major components for large scale energy storage projects

  • Prepares technical scopes of work for incorporation into contract documents

  • Supports projects from conception through execution working closely with preconstruction and construction project managers

  • Influences project teams in the engineering aspects of the technical work

  • Maintains familiarity with the progress and problems in assigned technical areas

  • Collaborates with suppliers to successfully integrate major equipment

  • Collaborates with multi-disciplined teams for problem solving, improvement opportunities, and system integration and controls

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Preferred Work Experience:

  • A SME in substation or utility scale energy storage design and/or project management, with established expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Power electronics

  • Battery storage system design

  • Substation design

  • Generation tie design

  • Strong knowledge of technologies in energy storage including varying battery chemistries, power conversion units and DC/DC converters

  • Experience with reviewing power purchase agreements

  • Lithium-ion battery storage safety: Familiarity with UL1973, UL9540, UL9540A, NFPA 855, NFPA 70E, NEC, applicable IFC/IBC sections

  • Shows maturity of technical expertise and assumes responsibility for highly specialized technical objectives

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Overview

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive engineering and related activities for the company. This position negotiates critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities

  • Manages one or more programs of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives

  • Acts as a subject matter expert

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

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.

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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