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NextEra Energy Principal Engineer in Juno Beach, Florida

Principal Engineer

Date: Oct 1, 2021

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 56274

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 Resources’ Engineering and Construction (E&C) Division is seeking a Principal Project Engineer to support their wind farm design and construction team. In this position, you will be responsible for managing 3rd party contractor teams to develop engineering designs for both green-field wind projects and wind repowering.

Project engineering responsibilities span from initial concept definition to construction and final commissioning which require continuous coordination with diverse project stakeholders such as environmental, procurement, transmission services, and project managers for both early stage and construction.

A successful candidate will have experience applying value engineering to balance reliability, cost, and performance for complex systems, along with a thorough knowledge of the various applicable engineering disciplines including electrical, structural, civil, and materials. A successful candidate will have outstanding verbal and written communications skills, along with a proven record of coordinating project stakeholders and mobilizing teams of engineers to achieve business objectives. A preferred candidate will also have experience successfully managing schedules and budgets for major capital projects.

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 Project Mgmt

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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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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