San Francisco, California

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

In this role you will be responsible for late-stage greenfield development in the West/Central regions of the country.This role has three primary responsibilities

  • lead the negotiation of definitive project agreements (ie Power Purchase Agreements (PPA), land leases, crossing agreements, PILOT agreements etc...)
  • obtain all project level non-discretionary permits (ie Planning and Zoning, environmental, road-use, etc...),
  • develop presentation and present to senior Management seeking project capital approval


  • In this role you will interface consistently and effectively with numerous subject matter experts (SMEs), including but not limited to engineering & construction, environmental, commercial legal, real estate legal, tax, accounting, and origination.

    Travel for this role will fluctuate, while travel is expected ~40% of the time, actual travel is dependent on the requirements of the department and project need. Practical experience in solar project development, including real estate acquisition, land and title matters, permitting, interconnection, community outreach, and PPA negotiations is required for this role. To do this job well, you must be a team player that can balance priorities, be very well organized with deadlines, activities, and requirements and communicate effectively within the DG team, numerous internal subject matter experts, external consultants, customers, and internal management.

    The position will be based in either remotely in our San Francisco, CA office.

    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 recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, 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.

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    Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
    Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

    San Francisco, California

    NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) is a leading clean energy company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. NextEra Energy owns two electric companies in Florida: Florida Power & Light Company, which serves more than five million customer accounts in Florida and is the largest rate-regulated electric utility in the United States as measured by retail electricity produced and sold; and Gulf Power Company, which serves more than 460,000 customers in eight counties throughout Northwest Florida. NextEra Energy also owns a competitive energy business, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which, together with its affiliated entities, is the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun and a world leader in battery storage. Through its subsidiaries, NextEra Energy generates clean, emissions-free electricity from eight commercial nuclear power units in Florida, New Hampshire, Iowa and Wisconsin. A Fortune 200 company and included in the S&P 100 index, NextEra Energy has been recognized often by third parties for its efforts in sustainability, corporate responsibility, ethics and compliance, and diversity. NextEra Energy is ranked No. 1 in the electric and gas utilities industry on Fortune’s 2019 list of “World’s Most Admired Companies” and ranked among the top 25 on Fortune’s 2018 list of companies that “Change the World.” For more information about NextEra Energy companies, visit these websites: www.NextEraEnergy.com, www.FPL.com, www.GulfPower.com, www.NextEraEnergyResources.com.

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