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, FL, USA
Apr 25, 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 Florida Power & Light is committed to being an industry leader in environmental protection and stewardship, including wildlife and habitat protection. With this in mind, FPL has forged an innovative partnership with Audubon Florida. Together, we are working to increase the positive environmental impact of FPL’s universal solar power plants by partnering on conservation opportunities unique to Florida and its diverse ecosystems. This position is on the Environmental Outreach team of the Corporate Environmental Services Department supporting this innovative partnership. Working with both internal and external stakeholders, you will feel a sense of pride in knowing that you are helping a leading clean energy company even further improve the environment. Job Overview This role will provide specialized environmental expertise and project management skills to design, implement and ensure success of environmental stewardship plans for universal scale solar energy centers across the state of Florida. Job Duties and Responsibilities Assist with program development and strategy Perform project planning, budget and schedule management Work cross functionally to develop achievable and sustainable stewardship elements Develop/manage vendor contracts/purchase orders/invoices Manage program communications and updates for internal and external stakeholders Track success of program elements   Required Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree in related field (e.g., Biology, Environmental Science,  or Environmental Engineering) Minimum of three years of directly relevant experience (5 years preferred)   Preferred Qualifications Advanced knowledge of Florida flora/fauna and habitats Advanced oral and written communication skills as well as analysis, problem solving, leadership, and process/project management skills Ability to maintain professional relationships with diverse groups including operation staff, developers, other industry representatives, NGO stakeholders, vendors and consultants Proficient at interacting with public at open houses, public meetings or during other outreach events Ability to travel in-state, with the potential for overnight stays Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and GIS software 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
NextEra Energy North Port, Florida, USA
Apr 25, 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 We’ve been ‘Changing the Current’ and transforming our business for the better. Our team is the best in the industry and along with the investments we’ve made in our infrastructure, we have realized remarkable achievements. By 2020, we have the opportunity to build the smartest and strongest infrastructure, going above and beyond to improve our customers’ lives. Together, we will make a difference and build powerful connections every day.  Our Central Maintenance Department in the Power Delivery Business Unit is seeking a Vegetation Specialist I to join their team.  The selected candidate will work throughout the Toledo Blade Management area in Florida.  If this sounds like an exciting career path, feel free to apply. Job Overview Employees in this role drive reliability improvements, increase customer experience and satisfaction, and certainty in work execution within established guidelines and budgets. Individuals ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations. This position interacts with all company departments to attain overall corporate goals and objectives. Job Duties & Responsibilities Schedules, coordinates, and inspects line clearing contractor activities for maintenance, restoration, outside requests and new construction activities Prioritizes work to ensure most critical work is preformed within budget Resolves customer complaints and inquires in a timely manner Evaluates and ensures vegetation management Right of Way (ROW) best practices Ensures contractor compliance with purchase order and contracts Coordinates daily field operation within vegetation management and operation departments Conducts educational programs for internal and external customers Creates and evaluates bids for line clearing, mowing, and spray work Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications High School Grad / GED Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience Experience: 3+ years Valid Driver’s License (NON CDL) Preferred Qualifications Master’s Degree ISA Certified Arborist Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
NextEra Energy San Francisco, CA, USA
Apr 25, 2019
Full time
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