Application Engineer

Location: West Midlands, England Salary:
Sector: Engineering Type: contract

My client is currently in need of a applications engineer on a contract basis. About the role:

The key activities:

  • Technical surveys to assess available control systems and energy assets on site.
  • Understand the hardware and software requirements that are needed to monitor and control the energy assets for DSR, FFR, EFR, STOR, etc.
  • Understand the requirements on systems on site to fulfil National Grid and/or DNO test requirements to participate in the Energy balancing and capacity markets
  • Evaluate the existing energy assets at our customer sites, and advise on their potential use for the energy markets
  • Evaluate the potential of using new or additional assets to an existing site to improve customers revenue streams participating in the energy markets
  • Be the primary technical resource for field sales and services
  • Act as the bridge between customers and development team
  • Provide the technical support and expertise to customers
  • Work collaboratively between internal departments to ensure that knowledge and domain expertise are utilised in the proposed solutions to our customers

Essential Requirements:

  • A good electrical engineering background in the transmission and distribution, and knowledge of control systems is essential
  • Ideally, the successful candidate will have experience of:
    • The use of battery storage as an embedded system in the power distribution network, and their use for the ancillary services of National Grid such as: Firm Frequency Response and Enhanced Frequency Response
    • Understand the use of various ancillary services in the energy balancing and capacity markets
    • Understand how to provide and implement Demand Side Response for industrial and commercial sites
  • Current driving license
  • Willingness and ability to attend at customer sites both individually (especially) and as part of a team (on occasions)
  • Willingness and ability to undertake out of hours work on a rota basis

If you believe you are relevant for this role or you know someone that is, please do not hesitate to get in touch with a up to date CV.

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