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Principal Engineer

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Date: Aug 6, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  62936 

 

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

Do you want to be on the front line helping the world’s largest companies decarbonize?  This position will provide renewable project engineering design to Fortune 1,000 companies, helping them mature along the decarbonization journey.  The perfect candidate will have at least 5 years of renewable system engineering experience.

 

Goals of a Lead Systems Engineer may include:

  • Analyze electric and thermal load data and support technical understanding of potential customers

  • Prepare project design and configurations based on customer load profiles and tariff structures

  • Evaluate thermodynamic efficiency and CO2 emissions of proposed renewable project solutions

  • Study customer utility tariff structures to understand current operational costs

  • Evaluate renewable product options and prepare technical analysis

  • Build customer cost/benefit analysis for potential renewable projects

  • Recommend high value renewable projects

 

A successful candidate must have:  

  • Ability to configure renewable energy projects including output, efficiency, capacity factor, capital, and O&M costs

  • Ability to configure wind, solar, battery storage, and CHP solutions

  • Ability to deliver concise executive level summary of renewable project technical justification

  • Ability to translate the renewable project technical configuration into business justification

 

This position is critical to developing a compelling product offering to customers

 

NextEra energy is the US leader of generating electricity from renewable resources today and is growing its list of decarbonization solutions each year.  This role will help the largest companies in the world achieve their decarbonization goals.

Job Overview

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive engineering and related activities for the company. This position negotiates critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities
  • Manages one or more programs of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives
  • Acts as a subject matter expert
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering
  • Experience: 7+ 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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, 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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