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Field Engineer - Panhandle

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Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location(s): Milton, FL, US, 32570

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  67109 

Florida Power & Light Company is America’s largest electric company, providing clean, affordable, and reliable electricity to more than 12 million people in Florida. We operate one of the cleanest power generation fleets in the U.S. and our reliability is among the best in the nation. Our goal is to achieve Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 by expanding our solar capacity, increasing battery storage and bringing new renewable energy opportunities to Florida, while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in becoming a game-changer in the energy industry?  Join our world-class team today! 

 

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking a technical individual to be part of the FPL Power Generation team. This PGD Engineer position shall be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of large scale universal solar facilities within the panhandle region of the state of Florida and based in Milton, FL, Marianna, FL, Blountstown, FL or Defuniak Springs, FL.  This position will report to the Panhandle Engineering Leader (Regional Manager), under the Power Generation Team, and will work primarily on assets near their based region. Travel to other locations within the Panhandle region will also be required.  

 

 

This individual is responsible as the site safety manager to ensure all personnel and equipment onsite are safe and that the site/s are in environmental compliance with all required regulatory permit requirements. Under limited guidance, the individual will be responsible for the safe and reliable operation of several solar and storage assets requiring the individual to perform a variety of routine tasks including preventative and corrective maintenance, coordinating contractors, OEMs and other vendor services. Engineers on the FPL solar team can spend a significant amount of time in the field (outside) troubleshooting and repairing all aspects of our solar facilities.  At times, the PGD Engineer will be on-call and will be required to coordinate with the Renewables Operations Control Center (ROCC).  This role will also be required to lead Root Cause Analysis (RCAs) and perform data analysis with the support of a centralized engineering support team to maximize asset performance. 

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:  Florida Power & Light Company 
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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, 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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