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PGD Maintenance Specialist - Solar & Battery North Region

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Date: Mar 4, 2021

Primary Location: Hawthorne, FL, US, 32640

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  49380 

 

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Position Specific Description

PGD Maintenance Specialist shall be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the large scale universal solar & battery storage facilities inside the state of Florida. This position will report to the Solar & Storage North Engineering Leader, under the Power Generation Team, and will work out of the Lake City area with travel to other locations within the North Region which includes the cities/areas of Hawthorne & Green Cove Springs within the state of Florida.  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. Maintenance Specialists on the FPL 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 Maintenance Specialist will be on-call and responsible for the North Region Sites, coordinating with the Renewables Operation Control Center, OEM’s, Vendors and Contractors as required.  Maintenance Specialist 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 Electrical Engineering highly preferred.

Job Overview

Employees in this role direct a team of production and maintenance technicians and contractors in plant maintenance activities. Individuals in this position lead internal and external resources to Deliver Certainty, executing plant maintenance to achieve short and long term site goals and objectives in safety, environmental, compliance, reliability, availability and cost management.  

Job Duties & Responsibilities


•   Focuses on optimizing site maintenance
•   Develops technicians’ skills and knowledge
•   Standardizes processes, procedures, and techniques to ensure repeatability
•   Applies leadership skills for internal employee development and performance management
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


•  Process Management Concepts
•  Quality Tools and Techniques
•  Effective Written Communications
•  Effective Verbal Communications
•  High School Grad / GED
•  Safety Policy and Practice
•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:2+ years
•  Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years

Preferred Qualifications


•  None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Maintenance/Construction
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Hawthorne, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Florida 
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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