NextEra Energy

At NextEra Energy, we're committed to being an industry leader in environmental protection and stewardship. We're all stakeholders in the protection of the earth's environment. As an energy company, we recognize that protecting the environment is essential to the way we do business and critical to the value we deliver for our stakeholders.

Our Environmental Policy establishes our core environmental expectations and provides actionable guidance for all employees as we strive to foster a culture of environmental excellence and challenge ourselves to continuously improve. The policy is incorporated in our Code of Business Conduct & Ethics and Supplier Code of Conduct, which apply to our employees and suppliers, respectively. Everyone at NextEra Energy understands that protecting the environment is a collective responsibility.

NextEra Energy Juno Beach, Florida, USA
Jun 12, 2019
  NextEra Energy Resources   is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America. Position Specific Description We strengthen and engage our greatest assets - our employees! The Environmental GIS Analyst will be responsible for supporting various energy technology projects from early stage development through construction and operations.  Under limited supervision, the Environmental GIS Analyst will support development projects by collecting and analyzing data obtained from a variety of private and public databases, authoring original content, GIS application and database development, research, spatial analysis, and map production.  The Environmental GIS Analyst will assist with development of tools for outreach activities and internal communications as well as identify and deliver innovative solutions to meet dynamic business needs for the company.  In addition to exceptional GIS skills, the successful candidate will be business-minded, and have the aptitude to understand complex and competitive business scenarios quickly.  The Environmental GIS Analyst will utilize ArcGIS 10.x software, but may be asked to learn other software tools quickly.  Position Roles & Responsibilities: Must have a strong understanding of advanced GIS skills and tools; Preference for those who have experience with 3D-Analyst, Spatial Analyst, geoprocessing, and data conversion. Compiles geographic data from a variety of public and private GIS and non-GIS sources. Designs and creates special map and digital products as assigned using predefined procedures, knowledge of GIS data and required GIS skills. Gathers, analyzes and integrates spatial data and business data, and determines how best the information can be displayed using GIS. Collaboration with Environmental Staff to create, develop, and produce products to communicate risks to various stakeholders. Position will be heavily involved in the development process, and attend weekly project meetings. Position will require fast-learning, initiative, problem-solving skills, and must be able to work efficiently and effectively alone or with a team. Eager to learn new processes, willing to take challenges, seeks opportunities to improve processes Some travel may be required. Required Qualifications   Bachelor's Degree: Required;Experience: 3+ years;   Preferred Qualifications: Candidate must be self-directed highly motivated with a strong bias for action. Able to act and adapt to a fast-paced business environment with competing deadlines. Ability to manage multiple projects and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams. Must be detail oriented and able to troubleshoot problems and find solutions independently. Critical thinking and creative ingenuity are essential. High proficiency in communication, written, oral and cartographic skills – the ability to convey GIS spatial information to non-GIS user. Technical Skills: A strong understanding and mastery of land survey principles and legal descriptions including metes and bounds and Public Land Survey System (PLSS). Job Overview This job is responsible for obtaining environmental approvals, licenses and permits for construction and operation of new and existing NextEra, Inc. facilities from Federal, State and Regional agencies. Job Duties & Responsibilities •   Supports the company's compliance with environmental requirements   •   Supports environmental aspects of company operations, such as compliance, reporting, monitoring, remediation, and environmental permitting functions   •   Monitors and analyzes environmental policies and regulations that affect the company and its customers   •   Provides the necessary support to staff to resolve environmental matters   •   Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications •  Bachelor's Degree •  Experience:3+ years Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
NextEra Energy Albany, Georgia, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full time
NextEra Energy Resources   is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.  Position Specific Description This position sits within the Power Generation Division which is responsible for all of NextEra Energy's non-nuclear generation operations, exceeding 40,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity. Position is responsible for operation and maintenance for solar collection assemblies on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient and environmentally sound plant operations. Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles and all work locations in a safe and efficient condition. Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical and electronic troubleshooting for a solar field and pipeline. Inspection is performed daily for fluid system breaches, mechanical component breakage or misalignment and electrical component failures preventing a collector or groups of collectors from tracking. Job may include other misc duties as assigned.  Travel to other nearby sites will be required Job Overview Employees in this role are responsible for the operation and maintenance of solar collection assemblies on multiple solar power plants to achieve safe, efficient, and environmentally sound plant operations. Successful candidates apply a working knowledge of troubleshooting electrical components and equipment to include the use of digital multi-meters, meggers, and amp clamps. Job Duties & Responsibilities Maintains all tools, shops, vehicles, and work locations in a safe and efficient condition Provides inspection of watch, electrical, mechanical, and electronic troubleshooting for a solar field and pipeline Performs daily inspection for fluid system breaches, mechanical component breakage or misalignment, and electrical component failures preventing a collector or groups of collectors from tracking Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications High School Grad / GED Experience: 0+ years Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL) Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
NextEra Energy Florida City, Florida, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full time
Our reliability is one of the best in the nation, and we’re working to make it even better. We live here too. That’s why we’re committed to making Florida a better place. Join our team today   Learn more   Position Specific Description At Florida Power & Light, our people are our biggest asset.  Everyday our employees help us deliver safe, affordable, and reliable service to our more than 4.8 million customers. With eight nuclear reactors at five plant sites around the country, today, FPL’s nuclear fleet is one of the largest in the nation. Currently, we are seeking a Senior Environmental Specialist to join our team at our Turkey Point Nuclear Plant. This dual unit nuclear facility is located on a beautiful 11,000-acre site protected by mangrove trees. The site is located about 25 miles south of Miami, Florida and generates enough power to supply the annual needs of more than 1 million homes.  As part of the Turkey Point Nuclear organization, you will have the ability to perform comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews, assist with facility compliance audits, and conduct environmental licensing and permitting activities.  This role is also responsible for the following:  • Routine interactions with State and County Environmental Auditors • Conducts routine environmental construction compliance self-inspections in the field. • Ensures the company's compliance with environmental requirements, and resolves environmental matters. • Ensures plant chemistry/radiochemistry operations are within prescribed regulatory and operating limits. • Preserves plant system and equipment reliability by performance analysis, projects, procedure development, revision and review, performance improvement, and corrective action. • Prepares, studies and plans for projects having direct effect on O and M, capital expenses and plant equipment. • Supports plant and personnel safety, human performance, performance improvement, quality assurance and corrective action programs in day-to-day activities.  If this sounds like your next career move, apply today! Job Overview Employees in this job are responsible for providing expert environmental support for new and existing facilities including due diligence, permitting, regulatory compliance, regulatory interpretation and development, and interface with Federal, State, and Regional agencies. Job Duties & Responsibilities •   Supports the company's compliance with environmental requirements •   Performs comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews •   Assists with facility compliance audits •   Conducts environmental licensing and permitting activities •   Supports environmental aspects of company operations, such as compliance, reporting, monitoring, remediation, and environmental permitting functions •   Monitors and analyzes environmental policies and regulations that affect the company and its customers •   Provides the necessary support to staff to resolve environmental matters •   Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications •  Bachelor's Degree •  Experience: 5+ years Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
NextEra Energy San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full time
NextEra Energy Resources   is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.  Position Specific Description This position is in the Environmental Licensing & Permitting Section of the Corporate Environmental Services Department supporting new development opportunities for NextEra Energy Resources and other NextEra Energy affiliates.  The position is based in the western US, preferably in the company’s San Francisco corporate office; however other locations in the western US will be considered. Applicant must have relevant Project Management experience with ability to lead, with limited direction, new corporate development opportunities and acquisitions in power generation, storage and transmission projects, including renewable energy facilities, transmission lines, and battery storage.  Primary responsibilities include obtaining all required federal, state and local environmental licenses, permits and approvals for development projects in US states west of the Rocky Mountains with a focus on CA, NM, ID and MT, as well as providing other project support such as siting and community outreach.  The primary focus will be on licensing and permitting new solar, wind and transmission facilities, however experience permitting natural gas power plants is helpful. Applicant must have ability to support multiple projects with multifaceted environmental and regulatory issues, ability to assist in comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews for potential acquisitions, and be willing to travel up to 50% of the time when needed. The successful candidate must maintain current knowledge of pertinent national and state level environmental policies and regulations, have the ability to effectively interface with internal and external customers, subject matter experts, and other stakeholders, and be able to assist in resolving complex environmental matters.  He or she must help ensure compliance with federal, state and local environmental regulations, as well as company policies. Routine out of state travel will be required.  Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Environmental Science or Engineering) Minimum of seven years of directly relevant experience Preferred Qualifications: Advanced  knowledge of environmental regulations Advanced ability with analysis, problem-solving, and professional skills Advanced commercial skills, communications (written & verbal),  integrity and compliance, leadership, and process/project management   Primary (Essential) Job Functions:  (List is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary) Environmental Siting, Licensing, Permitting and Due Diligence Project Planning, Budget and Schedule Management Strategic management and oversight of environmental field studies and consultants Negotiations with federal, state and local regulatory agencies Development/management of vendor contracts / purchase orders /invoices Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders Ability to travel and work extended hours Job Overview Employees in this job provide specialized environmental expertise and environmental technical support to ensure compliance with environmental laws, regulations and permits. Job Duties & Responsibilities Leads environmental programs that provide specialized expertise to ensure cost-effective environmental solutions Maximizes operational flexibility and environmental benefits for costs incurred Contributes to improved system reliability and customer satisfaction Translates regulations and permits into actionable tasks Provides guidance on alternatives to minimize environmental impacts Identifies, tracks, and analyzes environmental performance metrics Reviews, monitors, and comments on emerging environmental legislation and regulations Assists with development of strategy and communicate environmental requirements to management Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree Experience: 7+ years Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
NextEra Energy Houston, TX, USA
Jun 12, 2019
Full time
NextEra Energy Resources   is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America. Position Specific Description NextEra Energy Resources is searching for a bright and forward-thinking Senior Environmental Specialist who will thrive in an environment that encourages innovative solutions, teamwork, and personal growth.  Our talented employees are the drivers of excellence and continued growth for the company.  At NextEra, we invest in our people and encourage them to develop and grow both personally and professionally.  We look forward to collaborating with team members to create a positive impact to the individual, the company, our communities, and the environment.  The Senior Environmental Specialist position primarily supports the company’s Gas Infrastructure Division, and is responsible for assisting in environmental due diligence for acquisitions, and assisting in the siting and permitting activities for midstream, upstream, and pipeline projects. Out of state travel is required and fluctuates depending on project needs, but primary responsibilities will be in the Houston office. Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's Degree Required; Environmental Science, Policy or Engineering preferred Previous project management experience obtaining permits under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Experience with assessments and permitting on Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) projects a plus Basic knowledge of air permitting regulations a plus Strong understanding of the Endangered Species Act and Section 10 and Section 7 permitting Ability to maintain professional relationships with diverse groups including operation staff, developers, other industry representatives, NGO stakeholders, agency personnel and consultants Proficient at interacting with public and local elected officials at open houses, local zoning meetings or during other outreach events Experience with review of consultant work related to wind, solar, transmission, and/or gas infrastructure projects Assist with strategy for risk management of protected animals, plants, and habitat (avoidance, minimization and mitigation) Proven project management experience working on large collaborative teams Ability to delegate tasks, and Ability to travel; often on short notice Primary (Essential) Job Functions:   (List is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary) Environmental siting and due diligence Development/management of vendor contracts / purchase orders /invoices Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders Ability to work extended hours Job Overview Employees in this job are responsible for providing expert environmental support for new and existing facilities including due diligence, permitting, regulatory compliance, regulatory interpretation and development, and interface with Federal, State, and Regional agencies. Job Duties & Responsibilities •   Supports the company's compliance with environmental requirements •   Performs comprehensive environmental due diligence reviews •   Assists with facility compliance audits •   Conducts environmental licensing and permitting activities •   Supports environmental aspects of company operations, such as compliance, reporting, monitoring, remediation, and environmental permitting functions •   Monitors and analyzes environmental policies and regulations that affect the company and its customers •   Provides the necessary support to staff to resolve environmental matters •   Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications •  Bachelor's Degree •  Experience: 5+ years Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com