• Location: Home based
  • Salary: Dependant on Experience
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 13th Apr 2017

Demand Response Project Engineer  

Demand Response


Our client, a leading Demand Side Response company are seeking a Project Engineer with practical experience to join their UK technical team.

Reporting to our client’s Delivery Manager, this is a client facing role and you will need to be a mature in attitude individual who will be able to work remotely, representing our client on client sites.

A level headed, considered individual, you will enjoy ‘solutions management’.

You will be happy to play a main part in a busy delivery team and share your skills across Sales, Delivery and Operations departments.


If you are passionate and enthusiastic about clean technology and enjoy working in a dynamic fast-paced environment, please apply to this position!



As DSR Engineer you will be responsible for the following;

  • Undertaking Technical Qualification surveys on client sites, sites to ascertain the potential for asset control strategy upgrades, Capacity Market, Demand Response (‘DR’) and Frequency Response (‘FR’) programmes
  • Delivering scope of works for demand response applications that includes, control strategies, integration with existing systems, wiring diagrams, O&M manuals and commissioning documentation for delivering projects
  • Undertaking technical discussions with key client stakeholders and third parties to facilitate onsite project engineering and control of BMS on client sites
  • Overseeing all aspects of projects, in conjunction with Project Managers, including technical work, scheduling, budget management, assigning responsibilities, sub-contractor supervising, project status and client relationship management
  • Supporting other company teams with knowledge of BMS systems and protocols
  • Providing support to the wider technical team with regards to the design, development, implementation and analysis of DSR projects
  • Guiding junior engineers, technicians and sub-contractors
  • Managing contractors and third party suppliers to integrate Demand Response on client sites
  • Delivering project reports using approved processes and systems


Skills & Aptitude:

You will have the following experience

  • Electrical Engineering degree level qualified
  • Experience in Demand Side Response programmes and processes
  • Highly motivated individual, ‘can do’ solution orientated attitude
  • Experienced in working independently when required on client’s sites
  • Able to read and follow electrical Single Line Diagrams (SLD’s)
  • Understand at high level, electrical transmission and distribution systems.
  • Some understanding of metering for balancing Services and / or Capacity Market and their relevant Codes of Practices would be advantageous.
  • Willing to learn, expand and share your Demand Side Response knowledge
  • Knowledge of distributed generation & CHP including renewables.
  • Recognise common items of Building or process plant on client’s sites
  • Understand basic relay and switchgear logic
  • Report writing
  • Entrepreneurial, with experience in conceiving and then managing deliverables through to successful execution
  • Proficient in project management, design and implementation, together with business planning
  • First rate customer management skills, coupled with strong listening and communications skills

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