Design & Estimation Manager- Automation Team

  • Full Time
  • Delhi

Our Mission: To eliminate energy waste.

Our Vision: To prevent 29 million tons of CO2eq emissions before 2030 by making energy saving simple, substantial and profitable for large buildings and factories.

Our Core Values: Empower Each Team Member with a Sense of Ownership, Build a Positive Team and Family Spirit, Get Shit Done, Maintain a High Level of Transparency and Honesty, Be Passionate, Determined and Bold, Pursue Growth and Learning, Be Adventurous, Creative and Open-minded. Details here

Our Business Offerings:

JoulePAYS (Pay as you save): Guaranteed savings on utility energy consumption for large existing facilities through design, execution and management of profitable energy conservation measures. Smart Joules invests in all the upgrades and charges clients a share of the savings under long term contracts.

JouleCOOL: Comprehensive on-site utility business model applicable to new facilities, where Smart Joules offers cooling “as a service” by designing, building, owning, operating and maintaining the entire cooling infrastructure in return for monthly payments based on demand and usage.

JouleONE: Data-driven power quality optimization solutions for commercial and industrial customers in partnership with large electric utility companies.

DeJoule: IOT automation technology enabling data-driven continuous performance optimization and client delight. It continuously identifies and corrects for hidden inefficiencies in dynamic energy systems such as air conditioning and compressed air. It 1) collects data in real time from sensors and other many sources, 2) analyses real time and historical data using heuristic and machine learning algorithms to find hidden energy inefficiencies and optimum set points, and 3) continuously adjusts (controls) set points of various equipment to minimize energy use.

Role Vision and Responsibilities:

To bring more values to the organization by bringing in innovation & cost effectiveness in Automation design. To be responsible for standardization of design & estimation process and orient the team to follow the set standards & guidelines.


  • Should be able to read & apprehend intend of the Tender specs to select the right design
  • To review & asses the technical submittal & BOQ provided by the team for effectiveness of the same in terms of cost & specifications
  • To have superior knowledge in-terms of controller/field device selection
  • To be up-to date with the market so that the solution provided to the customer to be innovative & cost effective
  • Should work closely with Procurement team to setup a cost strategy for standard procurement items


  • Review the Energy conservation measure note provide by the team & to be assertive enough to decide on its design
  • To be well verse with all types of technical documentation & drawings which will be required to execute both green field & brown field jobs
  • Should have an upper hand knowledge on drafting tools like AutoCAD, Revit, Visio, etc.
  • Should act as a bridge between Product development & design team for passing the required project information at right time
  • To provide inputs to Product development team constantly for improvements & new feature additions

Responsible for maintaining schedules for entire team & to make sure required design elements are delivered on-time.

Make sure Installation happens in line with Energy conservation measure notes

Starting Location: Delhi

Top Short Term Targets:

To bring-in required process & standards to reduce timeline taken for design deliverables. To improve efficiency in estimation & thereby achieving the highest conversion rate as POs.

The Right Candidate Has:

  • Hunger to make a positive contribution to the planet
  • Courage to roll with the punches and keep going at it
  • Optimism rubbing off on others in the organization
  • Aggression to think big, move fast and make things happen
  • Pays major attention to minor details
  • Tenacity, reliability, perseverance, pursuit of quality
  • Analytical thinking
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Tech in Engineering with a good understanding of business
  • 7-10 years of experience in BMS and IBMS

Career Path:

  • Regional BMS Project Execution Manager responsible for execution across multiple sites in the region/Pan India
  • Form & lead a design team on new Verticals

Reporting Structure:

  • You will report to the Head of Automation- Design & Commissioning
  • Responsible for a team of 2 members

About Smart Joules:

Our Impact:

  • 35% reduction on total energy consumption across all our clients till date, equivalent to the annual consmption of more than 6 Lakh avg. Indian households
  • 86,000 metric tons of annual CO2-eq. emissions reduction from existing projects
  • Saved more than INR 103 Crore worth of energy for our clients

Teams: 125+ people across Product Development, Design, Projects, Operations & Maintenance, Analytics, Automation lead by an MIT + UC Berkeley Alum, a Navy Veteran, a financial whizard, a product leader and people’s champion

Clients: Apollo, Fortis, CARE, KIMS, Aster, Amneal, LMW other leading companies

Geographical Presence: 25+ cities throughout India & 1 international partnership in Indonesia

Financial Supporters: Asian Development Bank, TATA Capital, Sangam Ventures, Max Industries, Intelleventures, Mr. Saket Burman (Dabur Family), Mr. Nadir Godrej and 5 angel investors

Major Recognitions: Champion of Change recognition from the Prime Minister’s Office & Niti Aayog, 10+ National Awards from Ministry of Power & CII, International Award from German Energy Ministry, Multiple international grants and fellowships, 35+ media coverages

Reference Materials: Business India ArticleCNBC videoNDTV videoTechForGood videoDeJoule IOT video

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