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Engineering Manager - SCADA & Controls

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Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  65504 


NextEra Energy Resources 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

Our Engineering & Construction team is looking for a SCADA & Controls Engineering Manager to join their team in Juno Beach, FL.  The SCADA & Controls Engineering Manager will be managing a SCADA and Controls Engineering team responsible for organizing, designing, and executing SCADA and Controls systems for large energy storage projects. You will oversee the development of controls logic, implement complex programs, oversee equipment installation, create protocols for site verification, testing, troubleshooting, and certifying that all SCADA and Controls project requirements are met.


Job Functions 
•    Oversee development and implementation of all SCADA and Controls project requirements
•    Understand power purchase agreements, ISO business practices and tariffs and extract relevant data to design SCADA and controls systems to comply with all project deliverables
•    Work with cross functional teams and support as SCADA and controls SME for both internal and external customers
•    Collaborate with IT group to ensure specified equipment and network requirements meet both project and company requirements 
•    Implement logic based on battery operating limits such as DCL, CCL and other required supplier protections
•    Responsible for designing logic to ensure plant operation achieves MWh requirement at POI while not exceeding operational limitations of inverters or batteries 
•    Understand data logging requirements and various historian platforms
•    Responsible for managing SCADA and Controls consultant firms supporting projects
•    Responsible for investigating, and managing, all technical issues that may arise during controls integration checkout for the BESS lineups, as well as overall plant SCADA control
•    Responsible for coordination of multiple suppliers and onsite support to ensure successful project execution
•    Responsible for accurate account of SCADA implementation punch-list items that may result from SCADA & controls commissioning and testing and tracking all punch-lists to closure.
•    Support commissioning team during plant turnover


Preferred Work Experience:
•    An SME in the Solar and/or Bulk Energy Storage Industry, with established expertise in SCADA and PLC Controls, SCADA programming and renewable energy commissioning
•    Demonstrates proficiency and working knowledge of SCADA and Controls system
•    Demonstrates excellent communication, time management, interpersonal and organizational skills
•    Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines by setting priorities
•    Experience with Microsoft Software Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and additional software knowledge depending on specialization

•    6+ years of proven SCADA/Controls engineering experience stronly preferred



Job Overview

This position plans, develops, coordinates, and directs engineering projects or activities. Employees have full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. 

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs tasks that require original concepts and a high level of experience and expertise
  • Provides expertise and leadership for the completion of assigned projects
  • Leads teams or other small groups with special expertise in a particular field or discipline
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering
  • Experience: 7+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
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.


NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. 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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