Operations Engineer - Renewables

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  • Juno Beach, FL
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

Operations Engineer - Renewables Date:Apr 20, 2020 Primary Location:Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408 Company:NextEra Energy is the optimization and analytics team for the world’s largest renewable energy generator. We thrive on solving the toughest problems facing the energy industry and creating innovative forecasting and optimization solutions that lead the way into the next era of energy. Position Specific Description NextEra Analytics is currently seeking a well-qualified candidate to join our Asset Performance team as an Operations Engineer. The Operations Engineer will focus on the analysis and reporting of plant production data from our wind, solar and storage facilities. Specifically, applying advanced scientific methods and tools to analyze the power performance of our wind, solar and storage facilities. The candidate achieves successful results by effectively applying analytical solutions, understanding results and articulating results to other business units. The position commonly provides reports to management through risk vetting and operational committees and often other collaborates with other business units to provide advanced analytics. Primary (Essential) Job Functions Include: * Conducts assessments of operating wind, solar and storage plants * Creates production profiles used for financial analysis and budget setting via our operational assessment process * Performs diagnostic reviews of plant performance and collaborates with other business units on root cause analysis * Assists in the development of techniques or processes to mitigate production variances or predictions * Assists in month-end performance reporting and collection of input data from other business units * Assists in longer-lived product enhancement through code and feature testing as well as light project management * Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in engineering, statistics, atmospheric science or related field * 3+ years of experience in a combination of the following areas; wind/solar energy, battery storage or related utility field * Proficient to above average abilities with statistical analysis packages (R, Python, Matlab, etc.) and other computer science languages (C++, Java, Javascript, etc.) * Ability to communicate effectively throughout all levels of the organization; both written and oral * Ability to meet attendance and storm duty requirements * Ability to work extended hours when necessary to meet critical deadlines Job Overview Employees in this role oversee the analysis and reporting of renewable plant operations. Individuals provide renewable plant operational assessments for the entire fleet including applying advanced scientific methodologies to production data. This position applies analytical solutions and effectively articulates results to other business units and to executive management through risk vetting and operational committees. Job Duties & Responsibilities * Provides assessments of operating renewable generation plants * Creates production profiles used for financial analysis and budget setting * Performs turbine diagnostic reviews and collaborates on root cause analysis * Oversees and develops techniques or process to mitigate production variances or predictions * Performs month-end performance reporting and collection of input data from other business units * Oversees all aspects of renewable operations deliverables and process including Operational assessments, budget support, GenE, power curve fitting, and renewable energy index * Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications * Bachelor’s Degree * Experience: 3+ years Preferred Qualifications * Master's Degree Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology Organization: NextEra Analytics Inc Location: Juno Beach, Florida Other Work Locations: Florida Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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