Senior Project Engineer

Employer
NextEra
Location
Palm Beach, Florida
Posted
May 13, 2024
Closes
May 18, 2024
Ref
2759638851
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Electrification
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
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. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy Power Generation Division (PGD) is seeking an experienced individual for a Project Manager/Engineer position (Reliability and Predictive Analytics focused) in our PGD Wind Engineering and Operating Support Services (EOSS) Team. Employees in this job will plan, monitor, and manage large-scale internal projects from initiation through completion. This role provides direction on projects to the department or project team members.

PGD Wind Engineering is accountable for providing the engineering and technical support for the wind turbine assets for the company's competitive generation subsidiary, NextEra Energy Resources, and NextEra Energy Partners. This includes managing upgrades and capital projects. The selected candidate will be a pivotal part of the team that is responsible for the project management of top existing and new reliability-related projects and upgrades, working directly with subject matter experts (SMEs), Wind Operations, Business Services, Business Management, and OEM suppliers. The individual will need to utilize project management and commercial tools to drive accountability, enforce and improve process management, and replicate engineering countermeasures to a growing fleet. Candidate will utilize a variety of formats of data inputs, select the proper variables to drive and analyze results, and interpret the output to make sound business decisions.

Responsibilities:
  • Oversees a variety of large-scale projects of high complexity that span multiple stakeholder groups
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports
  • Secures required resources and uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks and project changes
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis
  • Identifies issues and challenges, measures and validates results, and implements solutions
  • Provides expert information to internal and external clients on complex issues
  • Creates and communicates presentation materials for report out and updates with various levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Conducts external research and stays abreast of new developments or innovative advancements pertaining to the project
  • Provides coaching, leadership, and direction to project team
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
  • Demonstrate a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities of outstanding novelty and/or importance
  • Responsible for one or more programs of such diversity and scope to be of critical importance to overall company objectives
  • Supports the team to develop, analyze, and implement predictive maintenance models
  • Conduct root cause analyses of equipment failures, develop and implement corrective actions, validate improvement results, and drive replication opportunities (Continuous Improvement)
  • Develop and implement predictive maintenance programs based on available operational data
  • Analyze equipment data and develop statistical models to predict equipment failure and improve maintenance strategies

Desired Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or similar STEM field
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Six Sigma Certified (Yellow Belt, Green Belt, or Black Belt)

Job Overview

Employees in this job plan, monitor and manage internal projects from initiation through completion. This role provides direction on projects to the department or project team members.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Plans, coordinates and completes large-scale or several medium or small, complex or long term project(s) within budgetary and scheduling guidelines
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports
  • Secures required resources and uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks and changes
  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis
  • Identifies issues and challenges, measures and validates results, and implements solutions
  • Provides information to internal and external clients on moderate to complex issues
  • Creates and communicates presentation materials for report out and updates with various levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Conducts external research and stays abreast of new developments or innovative advancements pertaining to the project
  • Provides coaching, leadership and direction to project team
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications
  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Project Management
Organization: NextEra Energy Project Management, LLC
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 Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami
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