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NextEra Energy PGD Environmental Leader - Florida Northwest Region in Pensacola, Florida

PGD Environmental Leader - Florida Northwest Region

Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location(s): Pensacola, FL, US, 32514

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 59072

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Position Specific Description

This is a regional role supporting the PGD Northwest Region in Florida

The Environmental Leader is responsible for compliance with local, state and federal environmental regulations along with permit and reporting requirements at our Gulf Clean Energy Center and Plant Smith. The position will be based at the GCEC and travel to support Plant Smith as required. This position leads a team of environmental chemists and specialists (bargaining unit and exempt employees) and will be apart of the plant leadership team. This position ensures documentation of environmental procedures and compliance programs are maintained along with interacting with state and local officials during compliance inspections. The candidate will need to remain up to date with new and revised environmental regulations in addition to collaborating with the environmental services, emissions testing, central laboratory and water chemistry fleet teams to replicate best practices.

Job Overview

Employees in this role lead a team responsible for successfully executing the Power Generation Division (PGD) Environmental Management System and ensuring plant water chemistry parameters are maintained in accordance with fleet recommendations.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains water chemistry Quality Assurance (QA)/Quality Control (QC) program and communicates corrective measures to the site/plant

  • Conducts sampling activities as needed by site environmental permitting

  • Completes required reporting to local/state/federal agencies

  • Conducts routine self-inspections

  • Oversees the plant or site safety program as required

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 7+ years

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection

Organization: Florida Power & Light Company

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.

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