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NextEra Energy Project Manager - Transmission Substation in Panama City, Florida

Project Manager - Transmission Substation

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location(s): Panama City, FL, US, 32406

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 68176

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

This role will support siting and permitting of all new FPL Substations and expansions in the Northwest Florida area, including:

  • Site selection and acquisition

  • Public/community outreach

  • Permitting

  • Zoning and land use approvals including presenting at public hearings and to community groups

  • Site/Land development approvals

  • Construction support, compliance oversight, and project closeout

**The main location is in Panama City, but could be filled throughout the FPL territory.

Job Overview

Employees in this role lead multiple cross-functional project teams consisting of matrixed or direct reporting relationships to meet or exceed Transmission and Substation safety, reliability, financial, and schedule goals while ensuring compliance with all environmental and regulatory requirements for assigned company projects. Individuals generate product schedules based on stakeholder input and maintains adherence to them to meet in service dates. This position is responsible for reviewing actual spend compared to forecast spend based on project schedule progress for assigned projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Coordinates with project engineering, construction leads, transmission system planning, as well as other departments throughout the company

• Develops and updates project schedules, budget forecasts, and cash flows

• Leads meetings associated with assigned projects

• Updates business unit leadership on project status

• Assesses potential Transmission and Substation projects for feasibility

• Receives coaching from higher level project managers and management

• Communicates project specifications to internal and external personnel at all levels

• Manages multiple complex projects successfully at any given time

• Acts as project sponsor for Total Safety Culture for assigned project teams

• Meets attendance and storm duty requirements

• Works extended hours, as needed

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED

• Bachelor's - Engineering

• Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Project Management Professional (PMP)

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Project Management

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Relocation Provided: No

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.

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