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NextEra Energy Mobility Project Director Development - West Region in San Francisco, California

Mobility Project Director Development - West Region

Date: Nov 28, 2022

Location(s): San Francisco, CA, US, 94108

Company: NextEra Energy

is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Mobility is focused on accelerating the electrification of fleets by offering integrated solutions spanning charging, renewables, resiliency, vehicle conversion and fleet as a service. The Project Director of Development is responsible for late-stage development on a variety of mobility projects and will directly impact our goal of aggressively growing our mobility position.

You will lead Development projects across North America from project approval to commercial operation, including overseeing cross-functional teams across the NextEra Energy Resources organization. You will lead the process and progression of new and existing projects, to ensure they are designed, permitted, constructed, and placed into service efficiently.

In this role, you will work closely with early-stage developers/origination team to understand project needs and execute site diligence, ensuring smooth transition into late-stage development. As the leader of collaborative and dynamic project teams, you will coordinate on a daily basis with subject matter experts. You will also be responsible for presenting your projects/updates to leadership.

The energy and transportation electrification markets are complex, fast-paced and constantly changing. We truly have the best team in the business and are looking for hard working, detail oriented and intelligent leaders to join our team. To be successful in this role, the following qualities are a must:

  • Development experience, in the energy space (utility integration, permitting, land development, infrastructure development, and project management experience)

  • Schedule-, risk-, and stakeholder-management skills

  • Outstanding communication skills (written and verbal), attention to detail, and creative problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivation and a strong work ethic; ability to adapt and re-prioritize as necessary

  • Willingness to travel 30-50%– travel needs will fluctuate depending on department/project requirements

Further, experience in these areas is beneficial:

  • EV / H2 / CNG vehicle industry experience

  • Additional Distributed Energy Resources / Distributed Generation experience – i.e. demand response, solar, storage, CHP, fuel cells, natural gas or other onsite generation

  • Commercial transactions experience

  • Real estate experience

Location for this role can be remote. You will be responsible for project development across the country, with a primary focus on California, and will travel across our sites extensively.

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and execute plans for new or enhanced fleet transportation electrification projects. This job is responsible for resource allocation, schedules, cost and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost effective and competitive manner. This position manages all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completed on time and within budgetary constraints.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads and coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities, local utility coordination, and financial negotiations

  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection

  • Identifies opportunities, constructs contractual arrangements for project development, and negotiates project agreements

  • Manages all aspects of the day-to-day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as cost effective and competitive results

  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects

  • Ensures compliance with applicable technical and regulatory requirements

  • Fosters external relationships with customers, third parties and members of the community

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and execute plans for new or enhanced generation projects. This job is responsible for resource allocation, schedules, cost and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost effective and competitive manner. This position manages all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completed on time and within budgetary constraints.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages all aspects of the day to day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as a cost effective and competitive results

  • Leads and coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities and financial negotiations

  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects

  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection

  • Constructs contractual arrangements for project development

  • Negotiates agreements with consultants and subcontractors

  • Ensures compliance with applicable technical and regulatory requirements

  • Fosters external relationships with customers, third parties and members of the community

  • Identifies opportunities and negotiates power sales contracts

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad /GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Business Development

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

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.

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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