• Transmission Business Manager - NextEra

    NextEra EnergyNorth Palm Beach, FL 33408

    Job #1776746354

  • Transmission Business Manager - NextEra

    Date: Oct 12, 2021

    Primary Location: Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

    Company: NextEra Energy

    Requisition ID: 56562

    is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

    Position Specific Description

    The position will participate in regional internal interconnection feasibility studies and network upgrade cost estimate activities through the full life cycle of development and construction of projects leading to the successful execution of new asset growth across the respective region. As the experienced regional technical team member, the position is required to work with internal project developers/originators, and external entities including Regional Transmission Organization (RTO), Independent Systems Operators (ISO), Transmission Providers (TP), and Transmission Owners (TO) to review and evaluate interconnection standards and study practices, transmission siting feasibility, system impact studies, facility studies, and Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA). As the experienced regional technical team member, the positon's roles is assisting NEER's Development to determine optimal locations for the placement of renewable energy projects, verifying and challenging interconnection studies results, and negotiating to reach reasonable resolutions with ISOs and Transmission Providers.

    Job responsibilities are:

    • Proficiency in Transmission Providers' tariff, business practices, interconnection standards, interconnection study practices, cost allocation methodologies, transmission planning standards, and transmission system performance evaluation criteria

    • Possess good understanding of regional transmission plans and operational practices

    • Configure and automate injection study systems

    • Perform injection studies to identify the optimal locations for the placement of generator resources across the respective region

    • Implement the optimal interconnection strategy

    • Perform the network upgrade cost estimates for the proposed projects

    • Verify and challenge System Impact and Facility Study results

    • Participate in negotiation with Transmission Providers to reach reasonable resolutions

    • Participate in negotiation of alternative low cost network upgrade solutions with transmission owner

    • Conduct Day One analyses to minimize curtailment by optimizing network upgrade construction scheduling, resolving transmission issues by investors, and supporting ISO's Quarterly Operating Limit Studies or Limited Operation Interconnection Service studies

    Preferred Skills:

    • Commercially focused and detail oriented

    • Good communication skills and project management ability

    • Preferred technical background includes experience in transmission systems planning or generator interconnection process, and previous employment with a utility, or an ISO or a renewable energy company. Proficiency in power flow software, including PSSE/MUST, PowerWorld, and TARA, is required

    • A Bachelor degree in electrical engineering is required

    • An advanced degree in electrical engineering with a major in power systems is preferred

    • 5 to 7 years of experience in utility or ISO or RTO or energy industry is desired

    Job Overview

    Employees in this role supply solutions to technical transmission issues for development projects and current assets.

    Job Duties & Responsibilities

    • Maintains project schedules

    • Negotiates agreements

    • Reviews documents for technical accuracy

    • Completes ad hoc projects, report development, and modeling

    • Reviews market changes, policies, and laws

    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree

    • Experience: 3+ years

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's Degree

    Employee Group: Exempt

    Employee Type: Full Time

    Job Category: Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics

    Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

    Location: Juno Beach, Florida

    Other Work Locations: Florida

    Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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