BasePower is an award-winning company with an innovative business model enabling large manufacturers to make a step-change reduction in energy costs and carbon emissions. We seek a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Design Engineer to join our rapidly expanding company based in London Waterloo, which designs, builds and operates on-site energy generation schemes for FTSE 250 clients primarily in the automotive and food manufacturing sectors.
The CHP Design Engineer will provide a critical role in supporting the BasePower team with the effective design and delivery of on-site energy projects. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with an Engineering-related degree and a minimum of 4 years experience gained within energy, manufacturing or a process industry. The role consists of the following key areas:
Visit BasePower’s manufacturing sites with commercial and technical colleagues and field technical queries
Capture relevant data during interviews with site employees and through site tours
Obtain and analyse further information through follow-up correspondence and calls
Model site energy loads and CHP production using company tools to assess project returns under various scenarios
Configure projects, contribute to studies and proposals, re-attend sites to present work and move the development forward.
Design and development
Write specifications for suppliers based on project requirements
Host site visits with suppliers and colleagues to resolve design options and de-risk projects
Engage with suppliers to identify potential cost savings
Run tenders for key project subsystems
Attend sites in a construction management or technical support capacity as required.
4+ years’ experience in energy, manufacturing or process industry
Experience in delivering engineering projects, ideally:
Modelling financial returns
Identifying stakeholders and assessing concerns
Project management and delivery
Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills; Microsoft Project would be a plus.
Experience of Combined Heat and Power or onsite generation
Process engineering experience
Electric engineering experience (High voltage would be useful)
Experience with industrial controls systems (software or hardware)
Experience of using energy management systems.
BasePower is headquartered in a modern office space for the built environment sector and is situated minutes from London’s Waterloo station. The role is ideally suited to a self-starter who is comfortable with comparatively low levels of oversight, and seeks an opportunity to join a fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial culture. The position entails a mix of time in the office and travel to customer sites in the UK with an occasional overnight stay.
The salary package includes:
A competitive salary based on experience and a company bonus scheme
A programme of formal training and opportunities to study for third party qualifications
25 days holiday
Eligibility to work within the UK is required for candidates applying for the role.
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