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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

  • Seal oil

  • Isolate Phase Bus

  • Hydrogen Gas

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.

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: Florida Power & Light Company

Location: Juno Beach, Florida

Other Work Locations: Florida

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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