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NextEra Energy Project Manager - E&C in Juno Beach, Florida

Project Manager - E&C

Date: Feb 5, 2024

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 77876

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

Welcome to Early-Stage Solar Engineering & Construction (E&C)

You will work for the largest renewable construction company in the world working mostly independently as business and project support in collaboration with the Solar Regional Lead Project Manager.

Daily activities can include, but are not limited to:

  • Primary responsibility is to take ownership of and work independently to actively manage a portfolio of assigned Solar projects through the Early-Stage process in preparation for turnover to the Construction team.

  • Leverage technical, commercial, and financial expertise to support and guide the broader team towards overall project, business unit, and/or corporate targets.

  • Analyze technical and financial data, extrapolate notable variables, indicators, and trends. Proactively investigate, calibrate, and integrate broader market impacts into your portfolio of projects.

  • Daily management of each assigned Solar project is all-encompassing. You are wholly responsible for delivering a technically feasibility, schedule appropriate, commercially supported, and financially viable project.

  • Serve as development and permitting support, coordinate with and leverage subject matter experts, facilitate Engineering, actively engage in problem resolution, proactively manage your capital budget thru approvals, develop a viable construction plan/schedule, negotiate and execute on commercial contracts, investigate optimization opportunities.

  • Support in the creation of, take ownership over, and actively manage not only each individual Solar project capital budget, but balance +/- variances across your portfolio of projects.

  • Engage in a variety of software applications to support your activities, manage critical data and deliverables as well as report on key indicators.

  • Support the larger Early-Stage team with process, tool, and training initiatives.

  • Actively communicate and interface with Executive Leadership, Suppliers, Regulatory Agencies, Local Communities, and other stakeholders.

Job Overview

This position is responsible for the overall management of the team and assigned projects, to ensure compliance within required budgetary, scheduling, and safety goals. Employees in this role coordinate and manage construction work performed by contractors and/or vendors at the project site. Employees in this role manage the engineering, procurement and construction oversight-activities necessary to develop, license/permit, erect, start-up, and commence commercial operations.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Works collaboratively with resources in various disciplines to determine project priorities and work plans

• Meets corporate objectives with limited project management, scheduling and estimating resources

• Manages department resources to provide effective early-stage project development support

• Ensures projects are efficiently, effectively and safely implemented in accordance with department procedures and policies

• Manages walk down of planned work, validates acceptance of completed work to design requirements, approves contractor payment requests

• Verifies constructability, ensures proper resource allocations, assesses field status and resolves issues as needed

• Leads project meetings and reviews budget, risk tracker, and contingency allocations

• Interfaces with project's designated management committees, or acts as Executive Director of project activities

• Supervises activities and/or coordinates activities or groups, such as safety programs, engineering, construction, budget, and analysis and contract administration

• Oversees commissioning activities to meet corporate objectives, with limited project management, scheduling and estimating resources

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

• Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Maintenance/Construction

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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