NextEra Energy Associate Field Engineer - Panhandle in Panama City, Florida
Associate Field Engineer - Panhandle
Date: Nov 16, 2022
Location(s): Panama City, FL, US, 32406
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 67970
is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry? Join our world-class team today!
Position Specific Description
NextEra Energy is seeking a technical individual to be part of the FPL Power Generation Solar Operations Team. The Associate PGD Engineer shall be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the large scale universal solar and or battery facilities inside the state of Florida.
This individual is responsible as the site safety manager to ensure all personnel and equipment onsite are safe and that the site/s are in environmental compliance with all required regulatory permit requirements. Under limited guidance, the individual will perform a variety of routine tasks, which provide experience and familiarity with Engineering staff, methods, practices, and programs after which may independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures while using judgment when making adaptions and modifications. Engineers on the FPL solar team can spend a significant amount of time in the field (outside) troubleshooting and repairing all aspects of our solar facilities. At times, the Associate PGD Engineer will be on-call and responsible for Region Sites, coordinating with the Renewables Operation Control Center, OEM’s, Vendors and Contractors as required.
Engineer should be highly motivated with a strong bias for action and capable of working independently as well as part of a team. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering highly preferred. Previous PV solar and Battery experience highly desired.
Employees in this entry-level role performs a variety of routine tasks, which provide experience and familiarity with Engineering staff, methods, practices, and programs after which may independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures while using judgment when making adaptations and modifications.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
• Completes assignments that have clear and specific objectives which require the investigation of limited number of variables
• Performs work involving conventional plans, investigations, surveys, structures, or equipment with relatively few complex features for which there are few precedents
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Bachelor's - Engineering
- Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Job Category: Engineering
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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