Senior PGD Engineer / Rotating Equipment

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Date: Sep 3, 2023

Location(s): Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  73378 

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

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on engineering and related activities for the company, support RCA investigation and negotiates issues with engineers and officers of other organizations and companies. Position applies engineering knowledge to a variety of assignments aimed to support rotating equipment operations in our Nuclear, Renewable and Fossil fleet. Successful candidate will be expected to implement innovative and economically solutions to problems encountered, demonstrate a high degree of creativity, foresight, planning, and support activities at the sites and/or at the shop during outages or planned maintenance.



  • Accountable for fulfilling all safety regulations, making safe choices for preventing injuries, enforce and enhance safe work practices, and for advocate of the use of engineering controls
  • Provide input for making operational decisions based on design information, probabilistic risk/safety assessments, operating experience, vendor information, analytical techniques, and engineering principles
  • Identify and address potential failure modes and the effects of proposed changes to plant design components important to safety and reliability
  • Identify, evaluate, and address design vulnerabilities through modifications, maintenance, or other compensating measures to restore or improve design and operating margins
  • Identify equipment management strategies, including preventive and predictive maintenance, to improve equipment performance and ensure long-term reliability
  • Identify, evaluate, and address physical evidence, possible and probable causes, and applicable operating experience to ensure that all relevant information is considered
  • Establish and maintain high standards of quality by champion the applicable codes and standards, design requirements, and operating margins
  • Perform reviews of work performed by vendors to verify requirements are met, risks are identified, and necessary compensatory or contingency actions are implemented
  • Support and coordinate on-site and off-site surveillance activities
  • Advocate for permanent resolution of abnormal conditions, adverse trends, and long-term equipment deficiencies to prevent unplanned equipment failures, margin reduction, or a loss of function
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering and 5+years relevant duties, or MS 3+years relevant duties
  • Experience at power plants operations or an OEM of relevant equipment is desirable

Job Overview

Employees in this role have responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•   Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs
•   Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field
•   Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations
•   Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  Bachelor's - Engineering
•  Experience:5+ 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, 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.


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Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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