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NextEra Energy Senior PGD Tech Services Project Mgr in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Senior PGD Tech Services Project Mgr

Date: May 9, 2024

Location(s): Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 78011

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

This position will report to the Central Maintenance Project Team Manager and will be located in Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

The Central Maintenance Senior Project Manager is responsible and accountable for providing safe, reliable, and cost-effective implementation of approved capital projects. The project may include restoration of a catastrophic failure wind turbine and/or implementing countermeasure solutions for improvements within the NextEra Energy Resources wind fleet.

In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of restoring wind turbines from the ground up following a catastrophic failure or wind turbine upgrades (i.e., engineering, purchasing, transportation, restoration construction, managing field supervision/oversight, execution, and commissioning). As such, the candidate must have a working knowledge of the associated civil, mechanical, and electrical/control disciplines (i.e., restorations can include foundations restoration, collection systems, tower sections, blades, major components, cabling, controls, etc.).

In addition, the position is responsible for driving decisions and developing approaches with internal and external stakeholders. Individuals in this role devise standardized PM processes and controls for reporting and contracting practices throughout that ensure compliance with corporate guidelines, terms and conditions that provide a reasonable rate of return, address governmental compliance, identify risk with mitigation and/or contingency plans, and budget and schedule adherence.

Additional Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop scope of work requirements for respective Wind Turbine construction and technical/engineering projects

  • Create, monitor, and control project schedules in Smartsheet

  • Engage with outside vendors to determine material availability, execution schedule, and other items

  • Meet with internal stakeholders regularly for on-going project status updates

  • Prepare and host pre-bid/pre-construction meetings

  • Monitor and control executed projects to meet budget and scope of work requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s – Engineering or relevant field/construction experience

  • Master’s Degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified

  • Proficient in PM Scheduling software (i.e., Microsoft Project, Smartsheet)

  • Basic understanding of crane operations

  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.

  • Ability to become NextEra climb-certified and climb a Wind Turbine for engineering inspections and quality of work assurance.

  • Travel (10%)

Job Overview

Employees in this job are accountable for providing safe, reliable, and cost-effective implementation of assigned and approved capital projects. The position is responsible for establishing a single point of ownership and accountability for non-major maintenance capital projects within FPL or NextEra. Individuals in this role devise standardized PM processes and controls for reporting and contracting practices throughout that ensure compliance with corporate guidelines and terms and conditions that provide a reasonable rate of return, address governmental compliance, cure personnel and property risk issues, and impart high quality and schedule adherence.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops contractor work scopes

  • Refines specifications

  • Estimates jobs

  • Develops and administers contracts

  • Procures materials and services

  • Administers field contract

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Project Management

Organization: NextEra Energy Project Management, 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 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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