Project Engineering Leader, Solar (Remote) - Distributed Generation

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Date: Nov 21, 2023

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

Company: NextEra Energy

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

The Project Engineering Leader will be the mentor for the Project Engineers across multiple regional teams within the Solar Distributed Generation department. They will create the process for developing 30% electrical designs in house, including developing calculation tools for common, repeatable steps like string and conductor sizing, as well as developing and maintaining a CAD template. With the support of the Subject Matter Experts, this role will establish the standard design practices for the Project Engineers and carry out their training and continued development. To be successful, this person must be able to build strong crossdisciplinarity relationships with the regional team leads, Project Managers, Estimators, and Construction leaders as well as their fellow engineers and mentees.  An excellent candidate will show mastery of electrical solar design, a strong competence in understanding the civil and mechanical portions of the designs, have a proven track record of strong leadership ability, be very organized, and have comfortability presenting their work to leadership and discussing solutions directly with customers and subcontractors.

Job Overview

Employees in this role lead a team of engineers and technical specialists that perform engineering functions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and leads project engineers in basic, unique and complex projects
  • Acts as technical liaison and provides training and development for engineering personnel
  • Assumes a lead role on team /assignments and provides direction to others as required
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's - Engineering
  • Experience: 6+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Certified
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certified
  • Master's Degree
  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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