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Project Director Development - (Transmission/Economic Planning)

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Date: Nov 17, 2020

Primary Location: San Francisco, FL, US, 94108

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  47263 


NextEra Energy Transmission, LLC (NEET) is the leading competitive transmission company in North America. We develop, finance, construct, operate, and maintain transmission assets across the continent.


Position Specific Description

In this role as a Transmission/Economic Planner, you will analyze and evaluate the performance of potential transmission system expansion strategies supporting ISO/RTO system reliability, public policy, economic, and market efficiency needs.  As part of the NEET organization, you will be an integral part of the transmission development team in pursuing new transmission projects in the North American ISOs and RTOs by working with developers in originating competitive transmission opportunities.  You will manage and coordinate key technical functions of project development as well as perform independent analysis.  You will serve as the technical subject matter expert on the ISO/RTO system studies, policies, and processes and provide guidance to the overall development team from a systems analysis perspective.  This is a great opportunity to lead the evaluation of technical inputs and analysis and communicate key points to project team members to support new and existing transmission projects. In addition, this position tracks requirements and executes necessary system planning studies and other compliance activities to meet all pertinent NERC compliance obligations for designated ISO and RTO transmission planning entities.  You will directly interact with transmission planning engineers, consultants, and legal/regulatory experts.  You will participate in ISO/RTO working groups and committee meetings relevant to our projects and regional transmission planning and how they impact our business.


This role will be based out of the Juno Beach, FL office, however for the right candidate location is flexible to TX, CA, NY, or FL.


Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and execute plans for new or enhanced generation projects. This job is responsible for resource allocation, schedules, cost and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost effective and competitive manner. This position manages all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completed on time and within budgetary constraints.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manages all aspects of the day to day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as a cost effective and competitive results
  • Leads and coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities and financial negotiations
  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects
  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection
  • Constructs contractual arrangements for project development
  • Negotiates agreements with consultants and subcontractors
  • Ensures compliance with applicable technical and regulatory requirements
  • Fosters external relationships with customers, third parties and members of the community
  • Identifies opportunities and negotiates power sales contracts
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
Required Qualifications
  • High School Grad /GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience:  8+ years
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's - Business Administration
  • Master's - Business Administration


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Business Development
Organization:  NextEra Transmission, LLC 
Location:  San Francisco, California 
Other Work Locations:  California; Florida; New York; Texas 
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 Secondary Market: Oakland