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Transmission Technical Specialist II (IT Specialist)

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Date: Nov 9, 2020

Primary Location: Clifton Park, NY, US, 12065

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  47843 


NextEra Energy Transmission, LLC (NEET) is the leading competitive transmission company in North America. We develop, finance, construct, operate, and maintain transmission assets across the continent.


Position Specific Description

Our NEETNY team is seeking an IT Technical Specialist to support technology and systems at the Empire Control Center located in Clifton Park, New York.  In this position, you will support the EMS and AV equipment at the control center,  perform training on systems, be responsible for asset management, and perform maintenance and repairs. To be successful, you must have excellent problem-solving skills in order to identify and resolve computer system issues in a timely manner.

Prior experience and knowledge of SCADA and EMS systems are preferred.


Job Overview

Employees in this role make recommendations having considerable impact on engineering, design, environmental, and field operations. This position acts as a technical liaison and provides training for engineering and operational personnel within their areas of expertise. Employees in this job are responsible for one or more programs of such diversity and scope to be of importance to overall company objectives and reliability of the system. This position has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, engineering, budgeting, specifying, executing and coordinating projects. This position plans and often times executes these projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Provides engineering, design, and environmental support
•   Prepares reliability plans, event responses, and asset management
•   Leads projects, procedures, and process development
•   Performs estimating and budgeting analysis
•   Provides operational support of all NextEra Energy Inc. affiliates
•   Analyzes project costs and schedules
•   Ensures NERC and regulatory compliance
•   Ensures Sarbanes-Oxley compliance
•   Provides coaching and mentoring to employees
•   Reviews equipment, materials specification development, and revisions
•   Ability to meet attendance and storm duty requirements
•   Ability to work extended hours
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED
•  Associate's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:2+ years
Preferred Qualifications

•  Six Sigma Black Belt Certified
•  Six Sigma Green Belt Certified
•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Six Sigma Master Black Belt


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technical Specialist
Organization:  NextEra Transmission, LLC 
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.

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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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