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PGD Engineer - Solar & Battery Storage Distributed Generation - New York

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Date: Jul 22, 2021

Primary Location: Clifton Park, NY, US, 12065

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  55285 

 

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

 

Position Specific Description

PGD Engineers shall be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the Distributed Generation solar & battery storage facilities inside the state of New York. This position will report to the Solar Site Manager, under the Power Generation Team, and will work out of  New York with travel to other locations within the state of New York. This could also include other adjacent states ocassionally. This individual is responsible as the site safety manager to ensure all personnel and equipment onsite are safe and that the site/s are in environmental compliance with all required regulatory permit requirements. Under limited guidance, the individual will perform a variety of routine tasks, which provide experience and familiarity with Engineering staff, methods, practices, and programs after which may independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures while using judgment when making adaptions and modifications. Engineers on the NextEra Energy DG solar team can spend a significant amount of time in the field (outside) troubleshooting and repairing all aspects of our solar facilities.  At times, PGD Engineer will be on-call and responsible for the region sites, coordinating with the Renewables Operation Control Center, OEM’s, Vendors and Contractors as required. Engineer should be highly motivated with a strong bias for action and capable of working independently as well as part of a team.  Bachelor's degree in Engineering required with Electrical concentration highly preferred.

Job Overview

Employees in this role apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields. Individuals will use advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Devises new solutions to problems encountered
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering
  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 0+ years

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  NextEra Operating Srvs 
Location:  Clifton Park, New York 
Other Work Locations:  New York 
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.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

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