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Project Engineer- Renewable Natural Gas

  • By Admin
  • April 18, 2024

Project Engineer- Renewable Natural Gas

Payrate:  $65/hr

Location: Remote with 25% travel

Duration: 1 year contract

NextEra Energy – Engineering & Construction Division

NextEra Energy is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America. NextEra Energy is a highly innovative company at the forefront of current and emerging energy technology. NextEra Energy is a highly innovative company at the forefront of current and emerging energy technology. At NextEra, we are continually striving to grow our business in areas that align with our values and strengths. NextEra is currently seeking experienced personnel to grow our capabilities in the clean fuels arena.

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy Engineering and Construction (E&C) Division is seeking a qualified candidate to support our Clean Fuels team as a renewable natural gas project engineer. This is a home office engineering position although field assignments may be available if so desired.

In this role you would directly impact our goal of aggressively growing our Clean Fuels business.

In this position, you will be responsible for the project engineering associated with renewable natural gas projects. Project engineering responsibilities span initial concept definition through construction and final commissioning. The position requires continuous coordination with diverse project stakeholders such as origination, development, environmental, procurement, transmission services, third party engineering firms, contractors, and project managers from early stage through construction. A major responsibility in this position is management of third-party engineering firms in support of project completion.

A successful candidate will have experience applying value engineering to balance reliability, cost, and performance for complex systems, along with a thorough knowledge of the various applicable engineering disciplines. Outstanding verbal and written communications skills, along with a proven record of coordinating project stakeholders and mobilizing teams of engineers to achieve business objectives are key attributes. Important skills include experience successfully managing schedules and budgets for major capital projects.

Job Overview

Employees in this role make decisions and recommendations having significant impact on engineering and related activities for the company. This position negotiates critical and controversial issues with engineers and managers within E&C, other departments in our company and external organizations and companies.

General Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding engineering activities
  • Manages multiple projects of complex diversity and scope which are of critical importance to overall company objectives
  • Performs duties with enthusiasm and bias for action

Specific Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all engineering related activities for one or multiple projects depending on project complexity
  • Performing conceptual engineering and defining project scope
  • Observance of safety requirements and ensuring safety criteria implemented in specifications and design
  • Ensure permit, code and standards criteria are in specifications and design
  • Writes, conforms and adapts Engineer of Record (EOR), Engineering Consultant, Early Stage Engineering, Construction, Engineer/Procure/Construct (EPC) and Owner furnished equipment specifications and other technical contract documents as needed for each project to put contracts in place (self-performed in areas of expertise, seeks appropriate in-house guidance in areas outside of immediate expertise, and where needed uses 3rd party engineering consultants)
  • Reviews Engineer of Record (EOR), Engineering Consultant, Early-Stage Engineering, Contractor, Engineer/Procure/Construct (EPC) and Owner furnished equipment deliverables for contract compliance, adequacy, and completeness (self-performed in areas of expertise, seeks appropriate in-house guidance in areas outside of immediate expertise, and where needed uses third party engineering consultants when necessary)
  • Working with company purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders adequately define the specified requirements and contracts are put in place
  • Contract reviews (non-legal)
  • Project evaluation and planning reviews
  • Engineering design and planning reviews
  • Schedule Analysis and Optimization
  • Cost/Benefit analysis
  • Offering technical support in the group
  • Ensuring quality control in accordance with project QA/QC procedures, method statements, quality plans and inspection and test plans are in contracts and monitoring
  • Review and oversee EPC Contractor design and engineering
  • Monitoring of equipment and material compliance with specifications
  • Monitoring of engineering to ensure engineering deliverables meet project schedule needs
  • Conducting site investigations and inspections to support bidding, contracting efforts and contract compliance
  • Checking equipment, materials, and work in progress at the factory or in field for compliance with the specified requirements
  • Resolving technical issues with engineers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, and statutory authorities
  • Ensuring technical reports and record drawings are complete
  • Ensuring commissioning and operational and maintenance information is adequate and provided in a timely fashion
  • Supporting the project execution with technical knowledge throughout the engineering, construction, and startup phases of the project

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s – Engineering

To apply for this job email your details to chrissy.mulay@gttsi.com