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Lead Project Estimator

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Date: Nov 24, 2020

Primary Location: Jupiter, FL, US, 33478

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  47323 

 

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Position Specific Description

 

NextEra Energy, the industry leader in clean energy, is seeking an innovative, dynamic individual to join the Estimating Group within the Nuclear Projects Organization. This senior level position will be filled by an individual with experience in major capital upgrades within the nuclear industry,  commercial construction techniques and standard estimating and a passion for helping NextEra Energy deliver clean, reliable power to its customers.

 

The Lead Project Estimator will be a key member of the inventive and vibrant preconstruction estimating team and will support design of projects for NextEra Energy. The ideal candidate has experience in the nuclear industry, a highly developed understanding of construction means and methods, a deep understanding of commercial nuclear power, robust project management skills, and strong leadership qualities. In this role, you will collaborate with cross functional teams involved in project development, planning and execution to develop project estimates and improve estimating tools.

 

This position is a leadership role within our team, but not a management position. Day to day responsibilities include leading the preparation of estimates, the development of pricing models, and evaluating new technological innovations in the industry.  The candidate will have the ability to grow their skillset, as our team also works on other technologies including energy storage, oil and gas pipelines, transmission lines, substations, and simple & combined cycle fossil power generation.

Job Overview

This position develops, quantifies, costs, and provides a complete capital expenditure (CapEx) model for evaluating projects. Employees in this role provide technical guidance, estimating knowledge, market pricing, and staffing considerations during the estimating process.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Prepares capital cost estimates
•   Reviews designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives, when appropriate
•   Coordinates with other departments, ensuring understanding of project objectives and efficient utilization of resources
•   Reviews layouts, designs and specifications for cost effectiveness and suggests alternatives, when appropriate
•   Remains current with technology and industry evolution, assuring that capital estimates anticipate the correct market conditions
•   Establishes, builds and implements metrics for cost and construction estimate checks
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
•  Experience:7+ years
Preferred Qualifications

•  None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Jupiter, 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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