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Sr PGD Engineer - Solar Fleet Utility Scale

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Date: Oct 5, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  56352 

 

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 is currently seeking a Solar Fleet Electrical Engineer who can apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and fields related to solar power generation. This candidate will need to make decisions independently regarding engineering issues and processes. This position requires supervision only related to high level objective and critical issues.
 

Areas of responsibility will mainly focus on solar power electronics and electrical systems support and analysis, including but not limited to:

  • 1Managing a fleet of string and central inverter technology issues from a specific manufacturer
  • Working with inverter software and analyzing fault data
  • Assisting the operations team with general electrical or power plant troubleshooting 
  • Conducting root-cause analysis (RCA) for critical or persistent issues at solar sites
  • Acting as the single point of contact for a specific inverter manufacturer to provide support to the operations team
  • Troubleshooting solar field issues such as tracker or PV string failures

 

Preferred qualifications are: 

  • Bachelors or higher in Electrical Engineering, Masters preferred 
  • At least 2 years of experience working with inverters
  • Experience conducting RCAs and working with vendors
  • Reviewing and creating Arc Flash studies in ETAP or SKM
  • NERC Standard Validation, including MOD-026/027, MOD-032, PRC-004, PRC-019 and PRC-025
  • Problem Solving and Project Management skills a must.

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:  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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