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Staff Engineer - Transmission/Substation

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Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  68198 


NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

We are looking for a Transmission Line Staff Engineer to join our team in Juno Beach, FL.  If you are the go-to person for transmission line design and want the opportunity to work on bucket list projects, consider joining the NextEra Engineering & Construction (E&C) Team.  E&C supports NextEra Energy Transmission (NEET), and together we have won nine competitive transmission line projects in North America.  E&C relies on the Staff Engineer to provide the experience, technical knowledge, and communication skills to overcome challenges and provide a competitive edge.  

This position is responsible for the development and maintenance of standards and best practice documents, conducting design reviews, introducing new technologies, leading value engineering initiatives, approving new products, providing strategic guidance for competitive transmission projects, and resolving technical issues for transmission projects during design and construction.   


The selected candidate for this role must have proven leadership ability, be capable of leading a team of consultants and industry experts to develop solutions to transmission line problems, enforce quality control for manufactured products, evaluate non-conformances and component failures, and improve component utilization.  The candidate must have a thorough knowledge of transmission design for overhead and underground lines and associated components and standards.  This includes poles, conductor, cable, OPGW, OHGW, insulators, bonding and grounding, structural analysis, and foundations.  


Desired Qualifications
Master’s Degree in Engineering, Project Management experience, proficiency with Microsoft software (Access, Excel, Word, Visio, One Note, Power BI).

Job Overview

Employees in this role use experience, creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving unprecedented problems. This job is responsible for making decisions and recommendations that are authoritative and have an important impact on extensive organizational activities. This position engages industry with current engineering challenges and drives discussions with internal and external engineers to drive solutions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Provides engineering, design and environmental support
•   Tracks and reports on project negotiations and performance
•   Delivers company standards, policies, training, and support of organization
•   Prepares communications, presentations and provides support at meetings
•   Formulates researches, and develops improvement measures
•   Works with other departments within the organization to establish customer requirements and project costs
•   Ability to meet attendance and storm duty requirements
•   Ability to work extended hours
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience: 8+ years
•  Valid Driver's License (NON CDL)
•  Certified Professional Engineer (PE)

Preferred Qualifications

•  Master's Degree
•  Six Sigma Green Belt Certified
•  Six Sigma Black Belt Certified
•  Six Sigma Master Black Belt


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


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.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, 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. 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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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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