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NextEra Energy Construction Leader - Protection & Control in Pensacola, Florida

Construction Leader - Protection & Control

Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location(s): Pensacola, FL, US, 32520

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 79318

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

Our Transmission & Substation Field Operations Department is looking for a Construction Leader to join their team in Pensacola, FL. This position is responsible for overseeing protection & controls work for new substation construction as well as upgrades to existing substations. The selected candidate for this role must have experience installing, programming, testing, and troubleshooting substation relays, communication equipment, breakers, and transformers.

To be considered for this role, the candidate needs to have experience with Protection & Controls. Electrical Engineering Degree is highly preferred.

We truly have the best team in the business. Apply today to be a part of it.

Job Overview

This role leads a team responsible for Transmission and Substation’s construction projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures projects are completed safely, within required schedule, budget, and in compliance

  • Oversees implementation of technical, regulatory, environmental and corporate compliance

  • Maintains day-to-day site coordination requirements to integrate transmission and substation construction projects

  • Ensures contractor safety participation through attendance and review tailboards, field risk assessments and oversees observation reviews

  • Ensures timely resolution and constructability of field compliance issues and actively supports continuous improvement

  • Reviews all project bids and ensures all required project permits are in hand, prior to the commencement of the project

  • Maintains thorough review and processes all project invoices

  • Develops realistic action steps, timetables and resources estimates for projects

  • Meets attendance and storm duty requirements and has the ability to work extended hours

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Experience: 6+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Maintenance/Construction

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

Relocation Provided: No

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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