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Technical Specialist II - (GCS)

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Primary Location: Miami, FL, US, 33134

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  28925 


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Position Specific Description

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This position is for an individual contributor reporting to a functional team within the Transmission & Substation (T&S) Technology organization responsible for support of transmission/distribution modeling of power system equipment necessary for grid control applications within the GE/Alstom Energy Management System (EMS). This functional team is also responsible for the maintenance of all situational awareness displays for operators/dispatchers.  This position supports industry developments such as Smart Grid to support the T&S mission.


This position will be required to be on functional area Callout rotation.  The person on Callout rotation serves as the primary contact for operational activities related to troubleshooting, incidence response, and major operational processes within the Control Center Technology Operations organization for a specific functional area.


The end results from the effort put in by a person in this position include, but not limited to the following: (a) highly available Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications that meet or exceed development or operational targets, (b) compliant cyber security and protection processes of Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications, (c) strong customer relationships to the organization’s internal and external customers, and (d) efficient execution of work plan and related activities in the systems development and/or maintenance and support of Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications to meet or exceed objectives.


To achieve these results, a person in this position needs to demonstrate through training and/or acquired experience (a) the necessary technical and functional skills required to contribute his/her expertise to a functional area within the T&S Technology organization, (b) excellent development, operational and organizational skills necessary to deliver highly available Grid Control Systems (or Emerging Technology) and applications, (c) resource management skills to prioritize work plans to develop, maintain, and support systems critical to the T&S Technology organization, (d) commercial awareness to ensure that risks are properly managed, and (e) an indomitable spirit of seeking value through technical innovation and operational excellence.


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Job Overview

Employees in this role provide project management and design services for distribution facilities. Individuals apply a diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields. This position acts as a single point of contact for projects in the area’s service territory and makes decisions independently regarding engineering complexities and methods. This role is responsible for proactive and reactive communication pertaining to project scope until customer is ultimately satisfied. The successful candidate must be highly knowledgeable and proficient in the design of the Distribution System, both in new construction and maintenance activities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Performs work order assessment and completes the most complex of designs to meet internal/external customer needs and valid company requirements
  • Coordinates planning, organization, and implementation of engineering projects with other operating or engineering units to facilitate assignment completion
  • Produces a resource estimate (e.g. man-hours, materials, work type) necessary to execute the work
  • Evaluates distribution system capability to serve new load while understanding and mitigating potential future impacts of the new load
  • Provides and maintains cost-effective design while considering the impact to the customer and valid customer requests
  • Leads project management initiatives and performs estimating and budgeting analysis
  • Oversees all aspects of engineering design and permitting
  • Works with other department within the organization to establish customer requirements and project cost
  • Prepares communications, conducts meetings, and implements improvement measures
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
    Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technical Specialist
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Location:  Miami, 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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Nearest Major Market: Miami

Job Segment: Power Systems, Energy

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