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NextEra Energy PGD Maintenance Specialist - Solar West Region in Arcadia, Florida

PGD Maintenance Specialist - Solar West Region

Date:Feb 22, 2021

Primary Location:Arcadia, FL, US, 34266

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 51109

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Position Specific Description NextEra Energy is seeking an experienced individual to be part of the FPL Power Generation team responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of large scale universal solar & battery storage facilities inside the state of Florida. This position will report to a Solar & Storage West Region Engineering Leader, under the Power Generation Team, and will normally work within an area covering the Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, Lee, Collier, Hendry, Desoto, and Hardee counties. Region operations is centralized out of the Operations Center in Arcadia. Under limited guidance, the individual will perform a variety of routine tasks involving the operations and maintenance of their assigned site(s) and others within the region’s territory. Personnel on the FPL solar & storage team can spend a significant amount of time in the field troubleshooting and repairing equipment at solar & storage facilities to ensure that our assets are operating at peak efficiency continuing NextEra’s worldwide leadership in renewable technology. Successful candidates are also expected to assist in managing stores, tracking site reliability & performance metrics, as well as executing on quality improvement initiatives. Personnel in the operations team regularly work with Fleet Team personnel to develop lessons learned and solve complex problems that impact assets nation-wide. The successful candidate should be highly motivated with a strong bias for action and capable of working independently as well as part of a team. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering highly preferred.

*Within the first three months it is expected that the individual will divide their time between on the job training at facilities within the West Region facilities and business unit specific safety & process training in DeSoto County

Job Overview

Employees in this role direct a team of production and maintenance technicians and contractors in plant maintenance activities. Individuals in this position lead internal and external resources to Deliver Certainty, executing plant maintenance to achieve short and long term site goals and objectives in safety, environmental, compliance, reliability, availability and cost management. Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Focuses on optimizing site maintenance • Develops technicians’ skills and knowledge • Standardizes processes, procedures, and techniques to ensure repeatability • Applies leadership skills for internal employee development and performance management • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Process Management Concepts • Quality Tools and Techniques • Effective Written Communications • Effective Verbal Communications • High School Grad / GED • Safety Policy and Practice • 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: Maintenance/Construction Organization: Florida Power & Light Company Location: Arcadia, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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