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Environmental Services Project Manager

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56016 

 

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

NextEra Energy, Inc is committed to being an industry leader in environmental protection and stewardship, including wildlife and habitat protection. We have operations across the U.S. and Canada, so we're keenly aware of the potential impacts that existing and future operations may have on wildlife and their habitat. Therefore, we have environmental policies and programs in place at both the corporate and local levels to avoid and minimize these impacts and to address any remaining impacts through appropriate mitigation measures.

 

As a member of the NextEra Energy wildlife team, you will face different challenges every day, some of which will be extraordinarily complex. We ask our wildlife experts to work alongside multiple disciplines including engineers, developers, operators, permitting specialists, and policy professionals. You will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping a leading clean energy company provide innovative solutions to wildlife challenges, big and small, and making a difference!

 

Ideal candidate will have: 

  • Master of Science, MBA or PhD preferred

  • Sound statistical acumen, interpretation, and analytical ability

  • Working knowledge of ArcGIS

  • Detailed understanding of avian protection laws (Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Treaty Act and Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act and related wind energy guidance documents and policies

  • Experience writing Eagle Conservation Plans and Bird and Bat Conservation Strategies, analyzing local area population for both eagle species, running the collision risk model and calculating post construction eagle mortality estimates

  • Ability to maintain professional relationships with diverse groups including operation staff, developers, other industry representatives, NGO stakeholders, agency personnel and consultants

  • Proficient at interacting with public and local elected officials at open houses, local zoning meetings or during other outreach events

  • Experience reviewing consultant work related to wind energy wildlife issues

  • Provides strategic advice regarding risk management of protected species and their habitat (avoidance, minimization and mitigation) 

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time; often on short notice.

Job Overview

Employees in this job provide specialized environmental expertise and environmental technical support to ensure compliance with environmental laws, regulations and permits.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads environmental programs that provide specialized expertise to ensure cost effective environmental solutions
  • Maximizes operational flexibility and environmental benefits for costs incurred
  • Contributes to improved system reliability and customer satisfaction
  • Translates regulations and permits into actionable tasks
  • Provides guidance on alternatives to minimize environmental impacts
  • Identifies, tracks, and analyzes environmental performance metrics
  • Reviews, monitors, and comments on emerging environmental legislation and regulations
  • Assists with development of strategy and communicate environmental requirements to management
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Environmental/Chemistry/Rad Protection
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Location:  Juno Beach, Florida 
Other Work Locations:  Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming 
Relocation Provided:  No

 

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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