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Technical Wind Intern - NEER (Various Locations- PLEASE see the position description).

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Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location(s): Zearing, IA, US, 50278

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  69426 


NextEra Energy Resources is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.


Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 among electric and gas utility companies in Fortune® magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies®."  Join a team that’s among the very best…at NextEra Energy Resources.


Internships run on average ten to twelve weeks. Exact dates will be determined with your Hiring Manager and Recruiter.


  •  Your eligibility in the intern program is contingent upon satisfying all of our program eligibility requirements. 


  • I remain enrolled in full-time classes and in good standing at my college or university, and will continue my enrollment at my college or university after my internship.


  • I have not graduated or will not graduate prior to or during my internship.


  • I continue to pursue a degree in a job-related course of study.


  • Must be a current student, not graduating on or before May 2024 and have maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher, including all grades for the last term completed prior to signing this offer letter. 


  • The individual living arrangements, transportation arrangements, and associated costs are the sole responsibility of the intern.


  •  You will work outdoors in inclement weather, climb ladders without assistance, and work at heights greater than 100 feet from the ground surface.



***2023 LOCATIONS***

Region Location City State
Midwest Central Oliver Mandan North Dakota
Midwest Central Wilton  Wilton  North Dakota 
Midwest Central  Emmons Logan Linton North Dakota 
Midwest Central  Langdon  Osnabrock North Dakota 
Northwest  Stateline  Touchet  Washington
MIdwest - Montana Brady  Dickenson  North Dakota
Midwest - Monata  Clearwater  Miles City  Montana
Midwest - South  Story County  Zearing  iowa 
Midwest - South  Crystal Lake  Britt  Iowa
Midwest - South  Heartland Divide  Audobon  Iowa 
Midwest - South  Endeavor  Ocheyedan  Iowa
Midwest - South  Hancock/ Cerro Gordo  Garner  Iowa 
Texas Central  Horse Hollow  Abliene  Texas
Midwest Central  Sholes  Norfolk/ Randolph Nebraska 
Midwest Central  Wessington Springs  Wessington Springs/ MItchell  South Dakota 
Midwest Central  Buffalo Ridge  Ruthton/ Canby  Minnesota
Midwest Central  Crowned Ridge  Watertown  South Dakota 
Heartland North  Peetz and Logan  Peetz  Colorado 
Heartland North  Northern Colorado  Peetz  Colorado 
Heartland North  Roundhouse  Cheyenne  Wyoming 
Midwest East  White Oak  Carlock  Illinois
Midwest Eart  Lee DeKalb  Shabbona  Illinois
Canada  Ghost Pines Trochu Alberta
Texas North  Lorenzo  Lubbock  Texas 
Midwest East Jordan Creek Williamsport Indiana
Texoma North  Ninnescah  Cunningham  Kansas
Heartland East  Soldier Creek  Corning  Kansas 





   Heartland East                    Steele Flats                    Diller                       Nebraska

     Canada                             Goshen Pines                Zurich                  Ontario

     Canada                               Adelaide                     Parkhill                   Ontario 

Midwest North                          Ashtabula                    Luverne                   North Dakota

Texas Central                           Lacy Creek                Garden City               Texas

Job Overview

This job is a position offering experience with career-related activities encountered in a student's area of specialization. This position will provide mentoring and practical hands-on experience to assist the intern with achieving deliverables related to renewable energy. To be considered for this position the applicant must be actively enrolled full-time in a two-year electrical, mechanical, technical, or renewable energy degree (or equivalent) program at a college with a minimum GPA of 3.00.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Under direct supervision:

  • Performs maintenance and repair activities on wind turbine generators, solar equipment, and other renewable assets
  • Performs electronic and mechanical troubleshooting activities as required
  • Attends regular safety meetings and follows appropriate company safety and environmental policies
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad/GED
  • Experience: 0+ years
  • Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL)
  • Post-Offer Functional Capacity Eval

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


Employee Group:  Non Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Intern
Organization:  NextEra Operating Srvs 
Relocation Provided:  No


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.


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.


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

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