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PGD Engineer

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Date: Jul 2, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  54316 

 

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

The PGD Engineer works in a global environment and is dedicated to the development, improvement, and quality assurance of wind turbine control software. This role provides first-hand knowledge of wind turbines & wind turbine controls system design. It also provides exposure to remote fleet level management of thousands of installed wind turbines as well as the controls software development process.

 

Primary responsibilities include requirement gathering, software development, build and testing / validation of robust software, standards and documentation for wind turbines. The engineer also gets engaged in customer issue resolution. Occasionally, the engineer might be called to support wind turbine prototype testing and/or field validation in addition to controls software development activities.

As the PGD Engineer, you will:

  • Lead all phases of controls software development for wind turbine components or systems
  • Compile, develop and document requirements for wind turbine controls features and components
  • Analyze turbine fleet performance and identify opportunities to improve turbine availability, energy production and lifecycle costs
  • Own and manage software standards, architecture and lifecycle
  • Derive controls strategy for optimal reliability, availability and protection
  • Contribute to product configuration management, sustaining and customer support
  • Maintain control of the safety aspects of the Wind Turbine as software and electrical components change
  • Occasionally travel to site to support product testing and validation


 

Job Overview

Employees in this role apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields. Individuals will use advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Devises new solutions to problems encountered
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering
  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 0+ years

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
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.

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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