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
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
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 may will 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 Juno Beach, FL, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Internship- Paid
Position Specific Description At NextEra Energy Inc., we are committed to being an industry leader in environmental protection and stewardship, not only because it makes business sense, but because it is the right thing to do. Our commitment to compliance, conservation, communication, and continuous improvement fosters a culture of environmental excellence and drives the sustainable management of our business planning, operations, and daily work.  The internship positions within the Environmental Services Department will provide mentoring and practical hands on experience in a corporate setting with potential travel opportunities off campus to visit power plants, solar energy centers, transmission lines and substation proposed sites or facilities under construction and/or in operation; there will also be participation in team meetings, and volunteer events. The positions offer work on challenging projects and assignments as well as exposure to multiple business unit activities, corporate leadership, and culture.  Key areas of responsibility within the Department which may require intern support include: Strategic Planning services: Responsible for identifying, evaluating, communicating and managing emerging federal and state legislative and regulatory developments that may have the potential to affect NextEra Energy activities. Compliance Assurance Services: Responsible for evaluating the degree of NextEra business units’ adherence to federal, state, and local environmental requirements and guiding the business units on environmental governance. Permitting and Licensing: Responsible for identifying and obtaining required licenses and regulatory agency approvals to modify and maintain existing facilities and construct new fossil and renewable energy generating facilities, gas infrastructure facilities, and transmission facilities. Support Services: Responsible for providing consulting and subject matter environmental expertise for all business units in issues involving the media of air, water, waste, and wildlife. Sustainability, wildlife and outreach: Responsible for promoting NextEra’s sustainability profile internally and externally, addressing wildlife issues pertinent to power production and in partnering with environmental stakeholders.  To be considered for this position the applicants must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree in an environmentally related discipline with an emphasis in environmental sciences including (but not limited to) environmental policy, management, sustainability, hydrology, biology or related engineering fields. Candidate must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Ideal candidates will have finished freshman or sophomore year and have an interest in pursuing a career in the utility sector. Candidate must have excellent written and oral communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office. Job Overview Employees in the role will be provided mentoring and practical hands on experience for relevant career-related activities encountered in the student’s area of study or specialization. To be considered for this position the applicant must be actively enrolled at a college or university as a full-time student seeking a bachelor’s degree or higher. Candidate must also have a current GPA of 3.00 or higher (on a 0.00 to 4.00 scale). Job Duties & Responsibilities •   Assists department with assigned projects   •   Completes challenging projects and assignments   •   Presents final project to senior leadership at the end of the internship   •   Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications •  High School Grad / GED Preferred Qualifications •  Effective Written Communications •  Effective Verbal Communications Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com