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Process Control & SCADA Engineer, 16400

  • By Admin
  • April 2, 2024

Process Control & SCADA Engineer, 16400

Payrate: $75/hour

Duration: 1 year contract

Location: Juno Beach, FL

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

NextEra Energy is currently seeking a Process Controls Engineer who can apply diversified knowledge of engineering principles and process control practices to a broad variety of assignments related to power generation and energy storage. Employees in this role have the responsibility of specifying control system platform requirements, developing control strategies, and managing the implementation of process control functional logic and HMI execution.

Job Overview

Employees in this technical role provide engineering expertise and guidance conceptualizing, interpreting, and executing assignments related to continuous control of energy conversion and storage processes.

The Process Control and SCADA Engineer champions control solution platform development, management of control standards and modularization of functional logic and graphics. The engineer guides and/or assists EPC firms performing controls related planning and execution for new construction and existing sites.  The controls engineer supports work scoping and installation package development for renewable process control software/hardware solutions. The controls engineer typically supports commissioning activities remotely, implements lessons-learned to functional logic plans and work execution plans up through turnover to operations.

The successful candidate will have a sense of accountability and urgency required to make informed decisions regarding safety, regulatory compliance, system integrity, and engineering complexity under limited supervision.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans and develops engineering projects which have important impact on major company programs
  • Acts as subject matter expert to individuals within and outside the organization with responsibility to act independently regarding technical matters pertaining to individual’s field
  • Completes assignments given in broad terms concerning general objectives and limitations
  • Provides technical support to project developers and peer engineering disciplines
  • Incorporates feedback from operating engineers for failure mitigation and quality improvement
  • Performs system and factory acceptance testing for new controls and system mods and upgrades
  • Provides technical leadership in the functional specification, design, implementation and testing of control solutions
  • Ensures the organization’s SCADA networking and operating requirements are addressed
  • Interfaces with 3rd party contractors and vendors to ensure products and services meet project requirements
  • Assists Project Engineers during system stand-up and commissioning
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Technical / Functional Excellence/Learning
  • Effective Written Communications
  • Effective Verbal Communications
  • Working experience with functional logic development for continuous process control, PID loops and/or protection
  • Working experience with networked based communication and control architectures
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or related STEM field
  • Experience: 7+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Modbus, OPC, and DNP3 protocols
  • Experience with functional safety standards e.g. IEC 61511/61508 or equivalent protection concepts
  • Experience with DCS/PLC based control implementations e.g. Controllogix, Ovation, PCS7, DeltaV
  • Working knowledge of power fundamentals and voltage control
  • RNG, LNG and/or H2 gas process and/or combustion experience
  • Working technical integration experience
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 0+ years

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Engineering

Travel:  < 25%
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Location:  Juno Beach, Florida
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

To apply for this job email your details to lisa.peach@gttsi.com