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Vibration Analysis-PGD Engineer

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Date: Jul 2, 2018

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  25782 


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

For this specific position, we are seeking a candidate that has Subject Matter Expertise in rotating equipment Machinery Diagnostics and condition assessment using vibration and process data to provide hands on and remote diagnostics. This position will require knowledge and proficiency in a wide variety of rotating equipment vibration matters including balancing, alignment, resonance, and process anomalies in a large fleet of power plants nationwide. Emphasis on Wind Turbines and  may also  support Combustion Turbines, Generators, large Steam Turbines, 4KV+ Motors and Pumps, Compressors & Boiler Fans.


Candidate will be working with analysis and process data from: Bently Nevada System 1, Adre, Emerson Machinery Health Manager, CSI Machinery Heath Analyzer, IOtech Analyzer, EZTOMAS analysis software and OSISoft PI system, Adapt, MAARs and Gram & Juhl, so proficiency in same are required for success.

Candidate will work closely with support groups identifying opportunities to improve monitoring and prediction efforts utilizing vibration data. A working knowledge of basic coding and statistic’s maybe necessary for successfully establishing operating parameters to predict potential failures. Experience developing algorithms utilizing various data systems is a plus.

Troubleshooting of instrumentation related to vibration data collection from Bently 3500, Gram & Juhl TCM, and Uptime Solutions Wireless system.

Support Combustion Turbine, Steam Turbine, and Rotating Equipment teams in diagnosing equipment anomalies along with recommended corrective actions.

A strong working knowledge of Root Cause Failure Analysis is necessary to accomplish reliability goals.  

Travel to power plants will be required for onsite troubleshooting support.


Job Overview

Employees in this role apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields. Individuals will use advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
  • Devises new solutions to problems encountered
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering
  • Experience: 2+ 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.


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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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