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NextEra Energy Sr GIS Analyst in Juno Beach, Florida

Sr GIS Analyst

Date: Mar 16, 2023

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 71314

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

The Senior GIS Analyst will be responsible for supporting Transmission Projects from early stage development through construction. The Senior GIS Analyst will support development by collecting and analyzing data obtained from a variety of private and public databases, as well as authoring original content. In addition to exceptional GIS skills, the successful candidate will be business-minded, and have the aptitude to understand complex and competitive business scenarios quickly. The Sr. GIS Analyst will utilize ArcGIS Pro software but may be asked to learn other titles quickly. Additional responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Compiles geographic data from a variety of public and private GIS and non-GIS sources. Gathers, analyzes and integrates spatial data and business data, and determines how best the information can be displayed using GIS. The Sr. GIS Analyst will act as the primary “hub” for all project information, ensuring accuracy, while making available to all on the project.

  • Designs and creates special map and digital products as assigned using predefined procedures, knowledge of GIS data and required GIS skills.

  • Coordinates successful completion of projects including quality deliverables

  • Position will require initiative, problem-solving skills, and will be able to work efficiently and effectively alone or with a team.

  • Identifies and delivers innovative solutions to meet dynamic business needs for the company

  • Must have a strong understanding of intermediate to advanced GIS skills and tools; Preference for those who have experience with 3D-Analyst, Spatial Analyst, and App creation.

  • Preferred candidate will also be able to follow one-line schematics/diagrams of transmission or distribution systems and/or have experience with Renewable Energy projects.

The following Education & Skills are highly preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a preferred major in geography, information systems, information technology, land planning, environmental sciences, or related field.

  • At least 4 years with ESRI ArcGIS systems.

  • Preference will be given to those candidates that have previous Transmission, Utility, or Energy work experience.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot problems and find solutions independently. Critical thinking and creative ingenuity are highly desirable.

  • High proficiency in communication, written, oral and cartographic skills – the ability to convey GIS spatial information to non-GIS users

  • Role will have up to 25% travel.

We are open to filling this position remotely.

Job Overview

Employees in this role provide Geographic Information System (GIS) data analysis, data mining, technical support and database maintenance to meet FCG internal and external customers’ requirements.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as Subject Matter Expert on GIS projects and solution definition workshops

  • Performs data mining activities to meet customer requirements/specifications

  • Provides specialized queries and reports to meet customer requirements/specifications

  • Performs application testing and documentation of defects

  • Interfaces with Information Services (IS) GIS Support group; represents users' issues

  • Interfaces with users; documents requested/needed changes

  • Performs weekly analysis on mission critical GIS data to audit and sustain data integrity

  • Identifies training requirements; creates and maintains training and procedural documentation

  • Identifies new GIS technologies, process and applications to improve departmental functions

  • Maintains compatible units (ie list of gas facilities placed in GIS)

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Engineering

  • Bachelor's - Information Systems

  • Experience: 7+ years

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology

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.

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