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  • Job reference: RMS0199482

Applications Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/10/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
This vacancy has now expired.
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The Role:
The key activities of the role are:

* 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.
* 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

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:
o Understand the use of various ancillary services in the energy balancing and capacity markets
o Understand how to provide and implement Demand Side Response for industrial and commercial sites
* 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

Personal Skills

* Professional approach to the management of themselves and others
* Excellent communicator and well organised individual
* Excellent technical knowledge in a range of applications and systems software and hardware
* Ability to work as part of a team or on their own
* Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines

The Company:
The role is working with experts in industrial control, instrumentation and automation.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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