Measurement & Standards Scientist

NextEra Energy

Position Specific Description


The Measurement and Standards Scientist role has a primary goal of providing quality data to the NextEra organization from a vast network of 1500+ devices deployed across the US and Canada.  This data is critical in supporting the Business Development, Construction, and Power Generation business units at NextEra.  Many measurement technologies are utilized including, but not limited to, RNRG systems, Campbell Scientific, Triton SoDAR, and NextEra Analytics developed data acquisition hardware and software.  All data is collected and managed in house by the Measurement and Standards team.  The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and have experience in managing all aspects of data acquisition systems.  This includes electrical engineering design of measurement systems, project management and logistics coordination, remote and in-person technical support, code development, and data analysis support to the organization.  This is a fast paced, highly cross-functional role making organizational skills imperative to the position.


Job Overview

This position is focused on the siting, installation and data collection of field measurement devices. Employees in this role work to optimize meteorological data collection to fit the needs of all stakeholders. This role manages the data collection fleet to ensure the proper site placement and coordination of approved equipment installs, monitoring the quality of data collected and coordinating maintenance activities.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepares, plans and executes advanced research and development activities requiring the use of field measured data from renewable generation equipment
  • Analyzes a varying array of meteorological and power data streams to ensure data quality and integrity in measurements
  • Guides projects by prioritizing and coordinating with various internal teams such as Resource Modeling Analysts, IT Database Administrators and Science to ensure automated alerting algorithms are properly implemented
  • Coordinates the installation of measurement equipment which includes providing technical specifications, siting and instrumentation recommendations
  • Providing product ownership in corresponding data management, QA/QC and validation solutions
  • Works cross functionally with PGD, Land Services, Engineering and Construction and other teams to successfully install, manage, and decommission field measurement devices
  • Develops advanced algorithms for filtering and analyzing data streams
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Science, Research, and Technology
Organization:  NextEra Analytics Inc
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.


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