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NextEra Energy Sr PGD Engineer (Distributed Generation) in Juno Beach, Florida

Sr PGD Engineer (Distributed Generation)

Date: Jul 31, 2021

Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 54398

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

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy’s Power Generation Division is looking for a Senior Engineer to support the Distributed Generation (DG) fleet within the solar and storage organization in Engineering and Operations Support Services (EOSS). This engineer will report directly to the General Manager of the Solar and Storage organization.


  • The senior engineer will own and be accountable for a number of key tasks

  • Be responsible for supporting reliable operation of the DG fleet. This includes troubleshooting any downed or underproducing hardware in the field, working with a SCADA engineer as needed and restoring hardware to full performance.

  • Lead Root Cause Analyses for issues in the field. Work with OEMs as needed to resolve said RCAs in a timely manner

  • Develop or evaluate countermeasures proposed by OEM for implementation in the field. Work with the operations team to develop a plan for implementation of countermeasures and support execution.

  • Develop fleet upgrades to improve the performance of the DG fleet. Conduct economic analyses as needed to determine the viability of upgrades

  • Prepare presentations for leadership as needed to communicate the status of the DG Fleet.

Other responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Address data requests that come in from leadership and other teams in a timely manner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering degree

  • 2+ years of on the job experience in solar engineering or operations.

  • Green belt certified

  • Experience with Power BI and creating dashboards

Job Overview

Employees in this role have responsibility for 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.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Plans and develops engineering projects concerned with unique or controversial complexities which have important impact on major company programs

• Acts as technical liaison to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual's field

• Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's - Engineering

• Experience:5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Supervisor/Management Experience:0+ years

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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