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NextEra Energy PGD Engineer - Reliability in Enfield, Connecticut

PGD Engineer - Reliability

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Primary Location: Enfield, CT, US, 06082

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 57020

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

Position Specific Description

Location: Primary location based out of Nutmeg Solar in CT. Based on the candidate, will also consider working in locations in NY, NJ or PA solar sites.

This position requires knowledge of equipment reliability concepts and use of analytical tools to improve productivity. Knowledge and/or hands on experience with solar and/or energy storage field troubleshooting and repair is desirable. The position is highly interdependent and will require interface with all areas of the department, spanning from field operations for data collection and analysis, to formal presentations to executive management. Travel up to 20% within the the NE region of US.

  • Work and play safely. Actively demonstrate caring for the safety and wellbeing of the individual and team at all times.

  • Use reliability centered maintenance concepts to identify and drive productivity improvements at solar, storage and distributed generation sites.

  • Personally support field operations and maintenance to gain firsthand understanding of key drivers requiring improvement.

  • Drive process discipline through development of procedures and/or standardizing use of work management systems and reporting tools (IBM Maximo, PowerBI)

  • Lead root cause analyses and corrective action for top issues affecting reliability or cost

  • Compile and analyze actual performance data to better understand best-achievable targets for month/year end. Recommend possible outcomes to best achieve or exceed availability and/or downtime targets.

  • Collaborate with engineering subject experts to drive OEM improvements in current design and possible equipment improvements/upgrades

  • Support and/or lead various special projects focused on improving work quality and lowering cost

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and/or root cause analysis tools

Job Overview

Employees in this role apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields. Individuals will use advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria

  • Devises new solutions to problems encountered

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s - Engineering

  • Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 0+ years

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Engineering

Organization: NextEra Operating Srvs

Location: Enfield, Connecticut

Other Work Locations: Connecticut; New Jersey; New York; Pennsylvania

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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