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NextEra Energy Sr. Electrical Engineer (Power Converter) in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Sr. Electrical Engineer (Power Converter)

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location(s): Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 69844

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 Wind Fleet Electrical Team is seeking an engineering candidate to support the operation and maintenance of the NextEra Energy Resources wind turbine power converters. Although posted at Senior, reviewing resumes at all engineering levels.

Applicants should have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Half and Full Power Conversion

  • Power Electronic & Control systems and cards

  • Electrical parts repair processes

  • Parts management processes

  • Electrical System Troubleshooting

The ideal candidate has experience within power industry and/or wind turbines.

The Wind Fleet team is within the Power Generation Division of NextEra Engineering Resources. The team supports the operation and maintenance of 12000+ Wind Turbines across North America from headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. The goal of the Electrical Wind Fleet team is to increase uptime of the fleet and decrease operation and maintenance costs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Root Cause Analysis for fleet level issues

  • Repair Processes: Repair specifications, repair vendor qualifications, partnering with vendors on new procedures and opportunities

  • Parts Obsolescence and/or equivalence

  • Drive quality, reliability, availability, and safety improvement initiatives using a data driven mindset. Solutions include component and data-analytic (AI).

  • Support of major component failure verification and development of models and predictions for business budgeting

  • Remotely support operations teams on difficult turbine specific troubleshoots

  • Mentor wind fleet site teams on site level quality improvement initiatives

Basic Requirements

  • Estimated travel 20% to wind sites and vendor shops

  • Willing and able to climb wind turbines

  • Have experience writing repair, operations, and/or maintenance procedures and specifications

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within teams

  • Willing to work in an office environment

  • Ability and interest to learn and self-teach new skills and technologies

  • Ability to communicate and present to leadership

  • Basic financial and business acumen. Can translate engineering solutions into financial benefit to business.

  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects and deliverables

  • Data driven decision maker

Job Overview

Employees in this role have responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs

• Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field

• Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Engineering

• Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Engineering

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.

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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