NextEra Energy Principal PGD Engineer in Juno Beach, Florida
Principal PGD Engineer
Date: Sep 26, 2021
Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408
Company: NextEra Energy
Requisition ID: 55463
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Position Specific Description
NextEra Energy is currently seeking an Electrical Fleet Team Electrical Principle Engineer (Generator Subject Matter Expert SME) who can apply diversified knowledge of electrical engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and fields related to fossil power generation. The candidate will need to make decisions independently regarding engineering complexities and methods. This position requires the use of advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices in this individual’s field. Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts, and policy matters will be required. This individual will present to executive leadership and communicate RCA's and implementation plans. Employees in this role have responsibility for leadership, mentoring, interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. This involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope, selection of areas for investigation, and development of novel concepts.
This position does require some travel with 24/7 phone coverage in support of operational sites.
Areas of responsibility and duties:
Provides technical leadership and mentoring to Electrical team engineers
Provides budget and technical guidance for capital and outage engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs
Provide technical expertise in development of technical specifications, procedures, and processes
Provides leadership and technical expertise for vendor supplier audits of manufacturing and repair facilities
Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act
independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field
Provide project management on R&D projects
Provides generator and Subsystem technical knowledge of most OEM’s
Site operational problem evaluation / analysis
System component aging evaluation / analysis
Utilization / Analysis of Generator Condition Monitoring Sensor Suite
Lead Root Cause Analysis (RCA), failure mode determination
Performs other job-related duties as assigned
The EFT Generator SME will focus on fossil turbine generator and generator auxiliary systems, diagnostics, root cause analysis and countermeasure development, including but not limited to:
3 phase fossil turbine generators up to 1100 MW in size
Electrical Test Experience
Generator Collector systems
Generator Auxiliary systems
Isolate Phase Bus
Strongly preferred to have knowledge and experience in operation, diagnostics, design, testing and repair techniques of large turbine generators.
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with at least ten years of experience in the field of generator and generator auxiliary equipment technology. Registration as a licensed Professional Engineer is a plus.
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
• Bachelor's - Engineering
• Experience: 7+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Engineering
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Juno Beach, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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