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Sr EPC/ Equipment Supply Counsel

NextEra Energy, Inc.
Posted May 13
Full Time
On Site
North Palm Beach, Florida

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 seeking an experienced attorney for the commercial and infrastructure group within NextEra Energy’s General Counsel Business Unit. This position will provide legal support related to structuring, drafting and negotiating contracts for procurement of EPC and construction services, engineered equipment (such as power generation equipment), and other complex commercial transactions.

Applicants Should Have

At least 5 years of experience in a top law firm supporting the energy and utility industries.

Significant experience drafting and negotiating contracts for procurement of power generation equipment and EPC contracts.

Experience representing electric utilities and independent power producers.

Employees in this job structure, negotiate, and draft agreements for complex transactions and projects and deliver timely and quality legal services to internal clients, including senior management, with minimal supervision.

Position could be located in the following locations: Juno Beach, FL, Houston, TX, Washington, DC, but remote work from other locations will be considered based on candidate experience

Job Overview

Employees in this role act as the senior legal advisor to the company and senior management in a functional area or discipline. Individuals require a high level of professional expertise and experience with major financial implications to the company or a business unit.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

 

  • Provides legal advice and service on complex legal issues and examines facts and law to determine advisability of defending or prosecuting lawsuits
  • Represents the company in litigation, regulatory proceedings, government investigations, and legal transactions
  • Ensures compliance with company Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and ensures reporting of potentially material legal issues to audit function and senior management
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

 

  • Juris Doctorate
  • Experience: 10+ years
  • Member in Good Standing of State Bar

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • None

Employee Group: Exempt

Employee Type: Full Time

Job Category: Legal/Regulatory/External Affairs

Organization: NextEra Energy Resources, LLC

Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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 and 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.

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.