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Director Water Operations

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Date: Apr 7, 2021

Primary Location: Austin, TX, US, 78701

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  50703 


Lone Star, a rate-regulated transmission service provider in Texas, owns and operates approximately 330 miles of high-voltage transmission lines and associated equipment.


Position Specific Description

As a Director of Water Operations with our team, you will be responsible for serving as a key industry SME to our leadership team based in Austin, TX. This role will evaluate pivotal M&A and related growth strategies for our water utility sector including establishing the infrastructure for a start-up business. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior experience in the water industry with a foundational understanding of water treatment
  • MBA or Masters in Biology, Chemistry, or related technical field

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Job Overview

This position leads a team responsible for the daily management of water utility operations including capital projects and investments and compliance with all applicable water utility requirements.           

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinates water and wastewater projects and activities with other counterparts internally and externally, to ensure efficient water utility operations management          
  • Formulates long-range plans and cost estimates pertaining to future expansion of water and wastewater infrastructure and facilities          
  • Oversees the day-to-day operation of the water assets          
  • Creates and implements policies to ensure the continued safe use of the water facilities utilities          
  • Oversees installation, operations and maintenance of water and wastewater assets          
  • Creates and implements policies for the safe use of the water facilities utilities          
  • Prepares and presents reports associated with operations of the water utility including collecting and presenting data for compliance with regulatory agencies including TCEQ and PUCT  regarding the safe operation of the water utility          
  • Follows federal and state guidelines
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 10+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's - Business Administration


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  
Job Category:  Operations
Organization:  Lone Star Transmission, LLC 
Location:  Austin, Texas 
Other Work Locations:  Texas 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


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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Nearest Major Market: Austin

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