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Senior Project Manager - Hydrogen Development - Military Veterans

at NextEra Energy, Inc

Requisition ID: 69588

NextEra Energy Resources 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

Are you interested in developing green hydrogen infrastructure at scale with the world's largest renewable energy developer? Do you have a passion for project development and complex problem solving in the rapidly growing hydrogen industry? Join NextEra's Hydrogen team, which is responsible for concept development through construction of renewable energy, hydrogen production, and downstream conversion infrastructure.

This role specifically focuses on full-scope development of hydrogen production terminals in SPP & MISO. Candidates will be responsible for executing on the NextEra Hydrogen strategy by identifying and securing sites, advancing key development milestones (load studies, permits, etc.), and securing management approvals for a project to obtain a Final Investment Decision.

The successful candidate will leverage their experience in developing industrial and/or renewable energy projects, analyzing deregulated power markets, negotiating with internal & external stakeholders, collaborating with cross-functional teams in a large organization, and solving unique challenges related to scaling new technologies.

The ideal employee has a passion for learning, determination to drive through roadblocks, patience to educate others, a "team-first" mentality, and the ability to adapt to new responsibilities.

Position Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify, negotiate, and secure strategic sites to support development of hydrogen infrastructure to support overall NextEra Hydrogen strategy & offtake requests
  • Interface with power structuring, engineering, construction, and operations teams to optimize project specifications
  • Advance and secure key development milestones by managing consultants, interfacing with internal resources (environmental, engineering, transmission), and engaging external stakeholders
  • Effectively communicate with internal teams to secure funding and approvals to advance and support project development
  • Support requests for proposals, grant applications, joint ventures, and other commercial opportunities
  • Drive product development of hydrogen electrolysis, liquefaction, ammonia production, synthetic fuels, and other processes to expand NextEra product offering for clean fuels and chemicals
  • Advance product logistics strategy with internal stakeholders and external partners for transportation of hydrogen and derivative products by truck, rail, ocean vessel, and pipeline

Position Specific Preferred Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience in development of hydrogen projects OR ammonia, refining, LNG, or combined cycle gas project development
  • 5+ years of experience in the energy sector
  • Proven experience in deploying and scaling new technologies or executing on $100MM+ energy infrastructure projects
  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in an Engineering discipline

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop and execute plans for new and enhanced generation projects. This job is responsible for resource allocation, schedules, cost and technical adequacy, ensuring the project or transaction is completed in the most cost effective and competitive manner. This position manages all aspects of the business deal and ensures the project is completedon timeand within budgetary constraints.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages all aspects of the day to day transaction process to ensure timely completion as well as a cost effective and competitive result
  • Leads and coordinates key functions such as financial feasibility analyses, engineering/design, project legal review, permitting activities and financial negotiations
  • Responsible for managing multiple and complex projects
  • Coordinates due diligence activities with other internal groups to ensure proper analysis and structuring of assigned projects
  • Acts as liaison between internal and external specialists regarding procurement, contracting, permitting and interconnection
  • Constructs contractual arrangements for project development
  • Negotiates agreements with consultants and subcontractors
  • Ensures compliance with applicable technical and regulatory requirements
  • Fosters external relationships with customers, thirdparties and members of the community
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad/GED
  • Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type:Full Time
Job Category: Business Development
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 our policy for more information.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami
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NextEra Energy, Inc


NextEra Energy Resources, LLC (together with its affiliated entities, "NextEra Energy Resources") is a clean energy leader and is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power in the U.S., with approximately 24,600 megawatts of total net generating capacity, primarily in 38 states and Canada as of year-end 2021.

We, together with our affiliated entities, are the world's largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun based on 2021 megawatt hours produced on a net generation basis, and a world leader in battery storage. The business operates clean, emissions-free nuclear power generation facilities in New Hampshire and Wisconsin as part of the NextEra Energy nuclear fleet.


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From engineering and communications to nuclear science and more, our opportunities will allow you to transfer your skills to help the future of clean and renewable energy.

Our talent acquisition team partners with key veteran and diversity organizations — both regional and national — targeting diverse groups including veterans, women, minorities and people with disabilities, with a focus on attracting qualified diverse talent to become part of our great company. In 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor recognized NextEra Energy with the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration Award for its leadership in recruiting, employing and retaining veterans.

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