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NextEra Energy Engineer I in Plantation, Florida

Engineer I

Date: May 25, 2023

Location(s): Plantation, FL, US, 33317

Company: NextEra Energy

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

As an engineer on the Demand Side Operations team in FPL you will: Create and maintain strategic vision documentation through collaboration with business unit leadership, Develop a network of internal and external thought-leaders to bring new concepts and opportunities to the business unit and Use creative and innovative analysis and problem-solving thinking to drive DERMS initiatives that will shape the future of electric energy utilization.

  • Employees in this role will conduct operational analysis and contribute to develop the long term DERMS evolution.

  • Conducts analysis and create and prepare reports to support the operation of DERMS programs

  • Work on developing the future behind the meter technologies to support DERMS programs

  • Operate and maintain the platforms needed to support the business operations.

  • Conducts quantitative and qualitative research to support projects and business operations.

  • Assists with process design and modification for continuous business improvement.

  • Visit Commercial/Industrial customer locations, audit, and test FPL’s Load Control circuit installations.

  • This is not a comprehensive list of duties; other activities may be assigned.

  • Work schedule: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, M-F, some overtime and occasional travel may be required

The Ideal Candidate will possess the following:

  • Tech savvy person, familiar with Salesforce, good knowledge of o365, vba, PBI, scripting languages and database querying methodologies

  • Knowledge and hands on experience with low voltage electric circuits (up to 120V AC/DC)

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for performing a broad scope of engineering assignments of moderate difficulty requiring knowledge in engineering-related disciplines.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides technical guidance to technicians or lower level engineers

  • Conducts independent studies and analysis, and provides interpretations and conclusions

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

  • Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Engineering

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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