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NextEra Energy Senior Project Manager- ROI DG- Midwest Region in Palo, Iowa

Senior Project Manager- ROI DG- Midwest Region

Date: Mar 2, 2024

Location(s): Palo, IA, US, 52324

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID: 78324

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

Employees in this position oversee the completion of tasks associated with new Distributed Generation (solar and battery energy storage) projects. Employees will manage a portfolio of new projects across the Midwest Region (Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota etc). The ideal candidate will live in in the region and near a major airport to support the travel schedule. The team works to ensure the operations teams are set up for success by managing an equipment QA/QC plan from pre-construction to operations. This role’s primary function is to ensure completion of the QA/QC plan and addressing outliers in a timely and efficient manner enabling the success of the operations teams upon completion of construction. In this role, the candidate will coordinate a team of resources which includes both NEE and contractor teams to ensure successful completion of the QA/QC program oversight and management of punch list items. Employees in this role will support the other functional managers as a part of the larger team. Responsibilities will also include assignment of individual construction projects where site visits and inspections will be required. Travel can be expected at 50% of an employee’s time.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Strong knowledge and experience in any power generation or renewable technology, from construction through operations, or any part thereof. Distributed Generation (Solar and BESS) experience is desired but not required.

• Bachelor's in Engineering or equivalent is desired but not required.

• Six Sigma Certification.

In addition, you will coordinate aspects of equipment quality inspections required prior to startup. This is an engaged position and involves working closely with various groups such as the OEM’s, construction and engineering, Distributed Generation (Solar and BESS) Operations, and technical service groups.

Job Overview

Employees in this job plan, monitor and manage internal projects from initiation through completion. This role provides direction on projects to the department or project team members.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, coordinates and completes large-scale or several medium or small, complex or long term project(s) within budgetary and scheduling guidelines

  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports

  • Secures required resources and uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks and changes

  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis

  • Identifies issues and challenges, measures and validates results, and implements solutions

  • Provides information to internal and external clients on moderate to complex issues

  • Creates and communicates presentation materials for report out and updates with various levels of internal and external stakeholders

  • Conducts external research and stays abreast of new developments or innovative advancements pertaining to the project

  • Provides coaching, leadership and direction to project team

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED

  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience

  • Experience: 4+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Project Management

Organization: NextEra Energy Project Management, 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.

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

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