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NextEra Energy Principal PGD Engineer in Juno Beach, Florida

Principal PGD Engineer

Date:Mar 26, 2020

Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 41461

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

Position Specific Description Looking for a highly experienced individual to join our wind fleet controls and SCADA team. The position will include reviewing original OEM turbine control code and making recommendations for changes that will increase wind turbine performance and availability without compromising safety or component life, developing additions to existing code that will help drive corporate initiatives, participating in wind turbine controller retrofit projects, and developing wind site park level controls.

Candidates should have 7-10 years of hands on experience in wind turbine control code writing, maintenance, or turbine simulation. A strong understanding of all aspects of a wind turbine are required including; mechanical loads, electrical theory, structural integrity, instrumentation, controls, and communication. Familiarity with risk management is a must. The candidate must be able to develop FMEA’s and be able to work with data analysts to determine the financial impact of turbine failure modes. The candidate must have experience in developing root cause analysis.

Candidates must have experience in developing and troubleshooting logic written in function block diagrams and structured text. XML knowledge is a plus. Experience with GE Toolbox and MarkVIe is a plus.

Communication troubleshooting abilities are desired. A strong candidate will have experience using WireShark or other communication analysis software.

Six sigma Green Belt is strongly desired.

Job Overview

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on extensive engineering and related activities for the company. This position negotiates critical and controversial issues with top level engineers and officers of other organizations and companies. Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive engineering programs and activities • Manages one or more programs of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives • Acts as a subject matter expert • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Engineering • Experience: 7+ years Preferred Qualifications • None

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Engineering Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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