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NextEra Energy Sr PGD Engineer - Energy Storage in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Sr PGD Engineer - Energy Storage

Date: Jun 18, 2024

Location(s): Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US, 33410

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 80299

is the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and a world leader in battery storage. We provide energy-related products and services that grow our economy, protect the environment, support our communities and help customers meet their energy needs. We are leading the decarbonization of the U.S. economy with our goal to reach Real Zero carbon emissions from our operations by 2045 while improving customer affordability and reliability. Are you interested in creating a cleaner environment for future generations? Join our world-class, innovative team today.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is currently seeking a Senior Engineer to support our fleet of Battery Energy Storage Projects. The candidate will be responsible for analysis of complex engineering projects, making recommendations and decisions with significant impact for the company. The candidate will be recognized as subject matter expert in a range of electrical engineering applications, with a focus on power electronics and lithium battery systems. Position will support all technical aspects of battery storage operation, maintenance, and the development of new projects, including, but not limited to: Inverter operation/maintenance, Battery Managements systems, SCADA, grid interconnection, site start-up and transitioning to operation. This role is also responsible for providing technical guidance, support, and mentoring to other team members as well as collaborating with cross-functional teams to support business objectives.


Employees in this position are responsible for providing engineering support for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) that are in operation.


  • Completes assignments of moderate to significant technical complexity with limited oversight

  • Provides site and remote technical support to operations and business unit personnel on inverter and battery system performance or availability issues.

  • Perform root cause analysis of systemic failures and collaborate with original equipment manufacturers to develop and apply countermeasures.

  • Occasional travel to renewable generation sites occasionally to perform onsite troubleshooting, repair, and upgrades.

  • Establishes, modifies, and maintains procedures/guidelines supporting operation and maintenance of BESS facilities.

  • Displays strong communication and interpersonal skills in a fast-paced operational environment.

  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s – Electrical Engineering

  • Master’s – Electrical Engineering

  • Six-Sigma Green Belt

  • Formal training in troubleshooting, root cause analysis, or technical problem solving.

  • Experience in manufacture of Energy Storage or Power Conversion Equipment

  • Experience with construction / integration of BESS facilities

  • Operations experience with solar PV and/or BESS

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

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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