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PGD Technical Services Specialist

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Date: Jan 16, 2022

Location(s): Vernon, TX, US, 76384

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  58082 

 

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

 

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is currently seeking a Wind Fleet Technical Specialist who can apply diversified knowledge of networking principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and fields related to wind power generation networking and data collection.  

 

Areas of responsibility will include Wind Site Customer Support & Wind System SCADA and controls communications:

 

Role focuses on wind farm communication and data collection. Must be able to read and interpret network drawings to assist in remote troubleshooting of network issues, with the ability to travel to site as needed to remediate issues. Understanding of Serial and Ethernet communications on copper, fiber optic, and microwave-based networks. Understanding of Microsoft Server operating systems, server networking, and basic troubleshooting of service and application issues. Basic ability to run Microsoft SQL queries to validate data collection. Ability to perform fiber optic testing and repair. Basic knowledge of RF microwave design, configuration, and troubleshooting. Meteorological equipment troubleshooting and configuration.

 

This position will require a sense of urgency and someone who takes action; strives to achieve and maintain excellence in technical and functional accountability; embraces innovation and change; aggressively promotes a safe and healthy environment; strives for continuous improvement in all activities to achieve excellent results. Approximately 25 percent travel will be required.

Job Overview

This job applies diversified knowledge of technical principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields. Individuals in the job use advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices in individual's field. Employees in this role devise new solutions to problems encountered. Individuals will receive guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters and may receive technical guidance for unusual or complex problems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides full-time technical support to the operations and business unit personnel
  • Performs system testing and documentation to critical systems during significant changes and/or upgrade
  • Analyzes and identifies the root cause of - and implements comprehensive technical solutions to - complex application deficiencies and system issues
  • Provides technical leadership in the functional specification, design, and implementation of new (as well as enhancements to existing) security center applications and tools
  • Develops new (and improves existing) processes with goal of increasing productivity, reducing risk of system failure, promoting efficiency in work flow, and meeting or exceeding the key operational performance targets
  • Establishes, documents, and maintains procedures and guidelines related to the day-to-day operational support provided to the operations and business unit personnel
  • Travels to power plants for onsite troubleshooting support
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 2+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 0+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Technical Specialist
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
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 and 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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