PGD Engineer - Solar West Region
Date:May 24, 2019
Primary Location:Parrish, FL, US, 34219
Requisition ID: 33893
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Position Specific Description
NextEra Energy is seeking a technical individual to be part of the FPL Power Generation team responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the large scale universal solar facilities inside the state of Florida. Engineer should be flexible as initial training will involve travel to other Counties within Florida. After qualification, the PGD Engineer shall be responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of the large scale universal solar facilities inside the state of Florida. This position will report to the Solar & Storage West Engineering Leader, under the Power Generation Team, and will work out of the Manatee/DeSoto County area with travel to other locations within the West Region which includes the territory of Desoto County, Charlotte, Fort Myers, Hendry County within the state of Florida.
This individual is responsible as the site safety manager to ensure all personnel and equipment onsite are safe and that the site/s are in environmental compliance with all required regulatory permit requirements. Under limited guidance, the individual will perform a variety of routine tasks, which provide experience and familiarity with Engineering staff, methods, practices, and programs after which may independently evaluate, select, and apply standard engineering techniques and procedures while using judgment when making adaptions and modifications. Engineers on the FPL solar team can spend a significant amount of time in the field (outside) troubleshooting and repairing all aspects of our solar facilities. At times, PGD Engineer will be on-call and responsible for the West Region Sites, coordinating with the Renewables Operation Control Center, OEM’s, Vendors and Contractors as required.
Engineer should be highly motivated with a strong bias for action and capable of working independently as well as part of a team. Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering highly preferred.
Employees in this role apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments and related fields. Individuals will use advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
* Plans and conducts work requiring judgment in independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
* Devises new solutions to problems encountered
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned
* Bachelor’s - Engineering
* Experience: 2+ years
* Supervisor/Management Experience: 0+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Engineering
Organization: Florida Power & Light Company
Location: Parrish, Florida
Other Work Locations: Florida
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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