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Sr PGD Engineer (Reliability)

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Date: Apr 19, 2019

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  31718 


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Position Specific Description

For this specific position, we are seeking a candidate that has experience in data analytics to research and develop algorithms, models, routines and functions to support predictive monitoring and efficient operation of fossil and renewable power plant equipment and associated machinery.

It is preferred that the candidate have a Master’s Degree or higher in Engineering or a related scientific, mathematics or similar computational field.

This position involves developing and executing remote monitoring algorithms and performing data analytics to improve reliability of the power generation fleet.

The candidate will work collaboratively with power plant equipment experts to design software monitoring solutions tailored to failure modes of that equipment.

Candidate must have the ability to develop prototype software solutions that can be used by engineers to solve complex analytic problems.

Must be able to understand and modify existing predictive models, and develop new models to improve functionality and robustness.

Candidate should be intimately familiar with the various sources of plant instrumentation, and sources data within a power plant, data acquisition systems, and how to retrieve data from various sources of data.

Candidate is expected to revise and develop new monitoring algorithms in a manner that can be translated to software code.

Candidate must have experience using popular powerful mathematical and statistical software such as Matlab, Python, R, Minitab, RapidMiner or similar.

Job Overview

Employees in this role have responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs
•   Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field
•   Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

•  Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years


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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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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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