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Risk Engineer

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Date: Nov 25, 2020

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  47304 


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Position Specific Description

The primary responsibility of this position is to develop loss functions and work with other modelers to integrate those functions into frequency and severity models.  Through research of the literature, or experimentation, this person will build understanding of how various perils, such as wind, hail, fire, flood or mechanical malfunction translate to damage and financial losses.


We do not expect that any one person will have the total basket of knowledge needed for this job, as a result, a key attribute of the successful candidate will be the ability and desire learn and to work from a blank page.

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and evaluate expected loss functions for all property and perils under consideration of Palms Insurance.  This position collaborates with other team members and external parties to refine and implement risk models. Employees will participate in pricing first-party, third-party and reinsurance products and programs.  Through research, engineering report studies and construction method analysis, this role develops market-leading knowlege of risks and expected losses for wind, solar and battery assets ranging from distributed generation to utility scale.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develops expected loss functions for renewable energy facilities          
  • Reviews specific insurance and reinsurance opportunities to determine or validate expected losses          
  • Conducts research on potential and expected losses for emerging technologies          
  • Evaluates post-claim data to validate and improve risk models
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's- Engineering    
  • Experience: 3+Years
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • Experience: 5+Years
  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami