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Sr Engineer - Energy Storage

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Date: Jul 20, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  55226 

 

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

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. We own two electric companies in Florida: Florida Power & Light Company, which serves more than five million customer accounts in Florida and is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in the United States; and Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout Northwest Florida.

 

Our Engineering & Construction Division is seeking a Sr Engineer – SCADA & Control to join their team in Juno Beach, FL.

 

Employees in this role have the responsibility of organizing, designing, and executing various energy storage projects. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, engineering oversight and consulting across cross-functional teams to deliver a best in class product. 

 

Day to day activities as the Senior Engineer include:

 

•    Perform detailed design engineering of major components for large scale Energy Storage projects
•    Prepare technical scopes of work for incorporation into contract documents
•    Support projects from conception through execution working closely with preconstruction and construction project managers
•    Influence project teams in the engineering aspects of the technical work
•    Maintain familiarity with the progress and problems in assigned technical areas
•    Collaborate with suppliers to successfully integrate major equipment
•    Collaborate with multi-disciplined teams for problem solving, improvement opportunities, and system integration and controls
•    Identify value engineering opportunities as well as emerging technology prospects

 

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with work experience as an SME in the Solar and/or Bulk Energy Storage Industry, with established expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred:
•    Power electronics
•    Battery storage system design
•    Substation design
•    Generation tie design

 

Strong knowledge of technologies in energy storage including varying battery chemistries, power conversion units and DC/DC converters and familiarity with storage safety codes and standards including UL1973, UL9540, UL9540A, NFPA 855, NFPA 70E, NEC and applicable IFC/IBC sections are desirable.
 

Job Overview

Employees in this role are responsible for performing engineering assignments of a complex nature requiring the application of engineering skills.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and organizes projects
  • Applies highly specialized knowledge in carrying out work
  • Provides technical support to lower level professionals
  • Performs other job-relate duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering
  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Professional Engineer (PE)

 

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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