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Measurement & Standards Scientist

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Date: Aug 31, 2017

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  8322 

 

WindLogics provides innovative forecasting and optimization solutions that enable low cost, reliable and sustainable power systems.

 

Position Specific Description

The Data Measurement Analyst role has a primary focus on the maintenance of data collected from field instrumentation through analysis, data quality and data control.  WindLogics currently uses meteorological data collection equipment as input to many of our services to across the NextEra family; namely, Wind Resource Assessments (WRA), solar resource assessment (SRA), Wind and Solar Operational Assessments, and plant performance monitoring/testing. There are currently over 600 meteorological stations/towers and SoDARs deployed across North America for multiple business purposes across wind/solar plant development and operations. The role would directly manage the data collection fleet, analyze the data streams and maintain the standard data quality reporting.

Job Overview

This position is focused on the siting, installation and data collection of field measurement devices. Employees in this role work to optimize meteorological data collection to fit the needs of all stakeholders. This role manages the data collection fleet to ensure the proper site placement and coordination of approved equipment installs, monitoring the quality of data collected and coordinating maintenance activities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares, plans and executes advanced research and development activities requiring the use of field measured data from renewable generation equipment
  • Analyzes a varying array of meteorological and power data streams to ensure data quality and integrity in measurements
  • Guides projects by prioritizing and coordinating with various internal teams such as Resource Modeling Analysts, IT Database Administrators and Science to ensure automated alerting algorithms are properly implemented
  • Coordinates the installation of measurement equipment which includes providing technical specifications, siting and instrumentation recommendations
  • Providing product ownership in corresponding data management, QA/QC and validation solutions
  • Works cross functionally with PGD, Land Services, Engineering and Construction and other teams to successfully install, manage, and decommission field measurement devices
  • Develops advanced algorithms for filtering and analyzing data streams
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Science, Research, and Technology
Organization:  WindLogics Inc (0047)
Location:  Juno Beach, 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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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.

 

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