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Sr PGD Reliability Engineer

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Date: Sep 7, 2017

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  13885 


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

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Senior Reliability Engineer – FPDC

NextEra Energy is seeking an experienced individual for a Power Generation Senior Reliability Engineering position for our Fleet Performance and Diagnostics Center (FPDC)

NextEra Energy, Inc. is one of the largest and highest-performing power generation companies in the nation and a leader in Renewable Energy.  The Power Generation Division (PGD) FPDC is responsible for monitoring a diverse fleet of over 47,820 MW. The fleet, which continues to grow, includes Fossil, Simple Cycle and Combine Cycle Generation, Nuclear Generation, Wind and Solar Generation, and Battery Storage Facilities.

PGD’s Fleet Performance and Diagnostics Center (FPDC) is the team that monitors and diagnoses early failure modes to prevent further propagation, thus preventing higher costs of repair, increase revenue loss, and unplanned outages.  The selected candidate will be a pivotal part of the team that is responsible for the reliability of NextEra Energy non-nuclear generation fleet including leadership in the areas of condition-based prevention through prediction, first responder for forced outage events, and collaboration with equipment subject matter experts to facilitate response directives.

S/He will need to utilize predictive tools to analyze equipment performance and evaluate trends in order to develop actionable requests to site operations.

Primary Duties:

  1. Evaluate predictive models/algorithms and facilitate tuning for seasonal variants
  2. Negotiate critical and controversial issues with top level engineers, managers, and officers of our organization
  3. Establish and maintain monitoring plant for health of the fleet
  4. Investigate, evaluate, and develop corrective action to address adverse trends
  5. Will champion the use of our FPDC case management tool and reporting of equipment health, drive execution of actions originated from FPDC


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday   8 am - 5 pm. 

Due to the 24 hour, 7 day per week nature of power generation, it is part of the job requirements to provide night, weekend, and holiday as necessary for shift analyst coverage.

Minimal travel to sites throughout the US is sometimes required.


The candidate must be proactive in problem solving analysis, very strong MS Office skillset and have strong operational experience for fossil and/or nuclear thermal operation.

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with a minimum of five (5) years previous power plant experience required. Six Sigma Belt Certification and experience on Combined Cycle Power Generation operations is highly desirable.

Knowledge of Safe work practices and high quality written and strong verbal and technical communication skills required.


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 (0010)
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, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748 (Option 1, Press 6) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday-Friday. 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.



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