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DG Solar Pre-Construction Project Manager

Company: NextEra Energy , Inc.
Location: North Palm Beach
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

DG Solar Pre-Construction Project Manager
Date: May 16, 2023
Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408San Francisco, CA, US, 94108
Company: NextEra Energy
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
Responsible for managing the Engineering and Pre-Construction activities for Distributed Generation solar and energy storage projects from initial award thru commercial operation.
Successful candidates will work within a project led organization while coordinating with other internal and external groups to ensure projects move successfully from development to the field construction team. Day to day activities as a pre-construction project manager include development of the project's technical scope, performing due diligence on solar project requirements from a design and construction standpoint, coordinating engineering and procurement teams, permitting and Development support, scheduling, leading certain engineering and equipment procurement activities, management of external engineering firm, technical review of engineering drawings and deliverables, supporting the construction cost estimating team with assumptions and delivering financial model inputs to the respective business unit, briefing the various levels of management on a project's progress, issues and risk mitigation. Current portfolio of projects spans the entire US, and some travel will be required.
Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Project management experience of renewable energy projects. PMP certification Preferred

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related discipline from an ABET accredited program. NABCEP certification preferred

  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of solar, electrical and/or building industry codes and construction practices

  • Ability and willingness to travel to project sites (typically 20-30%)

  • Excellent project management, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • 5+ years of related experience with Developer or EPC

    Preferred Skills
    Master of Business Administration or Masters of Science in Engineering Discipline
    Experience with Energy Storage projects
    Job Overview
    This position assists in the overall management of assigned projects, to ensure compliance within required budgetary, scheduling, and safety goals. Employees in this role support construction work performed by contractors and/or vendors at the project site.
    Job Duties & Responsibilities
    --- Assesses productivity, schedule compliance, work quality, and safety performance on assigned projects
    --- Participates in walk downs of planned work, validates acceptance of completed work to design requirements, and reviews contractor payment requests
    --- Verifies constructability, ensures proper resource allocation, assesses field status, and resolves issues as needed
    --- Coordinates project activities with vendors, suppliers, regulatory agencies, local community officials and the company
    --- Assists in scope control, budget oversight, resolution of technical issues, performance reporting, scheduling, and work-in-progress
    --- Interfaces with landowners, local regulators and state agencies
    --- Reinforces expectations related to safety, procedure compliance, lessons learned, corrective action and appropriate work behaviors for employees and contractor staff
    --- Coordinates activities or groups such as safety programs, engineering, construction, budget, analysis and contract administration
    --- Interfaces with project's designated management committee
    --- Performs other job-related duties as assigned
    Required Qualifications
    --- Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience
    --- Experience: 4+ years
    Preferred Qualifications
    --- None
    Employee Group: Exempt
    Employee Type: Full Time
    Job Category: Maintenance/Construction
    Organization: NextEra Project Mgmt
    Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
    Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.
    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.
    NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
    NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies . Please see ourfor more information.

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