National Grid
National Grid is an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company that supplies the energy for more than 20 million people.
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Our Company

National Grid is an electricity, natural gas, and clean energy delivery company that supplies the energy for more than 20 million people through its networks in New York, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. It is the largest distributor of natural gas in the Northeast. National Grid also operates systems that deliver gas and electricity across Great Britain.

 

National Grid is transforming its electricity and natural gas networks to support the 21st-century digital economy with smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy solutions. For more information, visit https://careers.nationalgridus.com

 

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Keith Hutchison

SVP, US HR & Chief Diversity Officer

 

 

“National Grid embraces the full scope of inclusion and diversity. We have programs to ensure all our 16,000 US employees are valued, and offered equal opportunities to collaborate, contribute and succeed. We also continually work to make sure our workforce reflects the rich diversity of communities we serve”

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Inclusion & Diversity

How We Accomplish Our Mission

Creating a climate that values, respects, and appreciates the unique differences of all our employees, stakeholders, and customers.

  • Modeling, recognizing, and rewarding inclusive behavior.
  • Removing barriers that hinder a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Our Foundation for Success

  • Offering solid mentoring programs.
  • Having a growing group of robust employee resource groups – for women, employees of different races and ethnicities, individuals looking for better work-life balance, and even a group called “NewNet” that focuses exclusively on the needs of new hires.
  • Acknowledging and celebrating diversity events with each other and within our communities.
It all comes down to one thing. Making sure everyone knows they’re valued for who they are.

Employee Resource Groups

Career Opportunities

Senior Supervisor, Distribution Line Worker
About usNational Grid is hiring a Senior Supervisor - Distribution Line Worker for our Transmission & Distribution Department in Buffalo, NYEvery day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.Job PurposeTo be responsible for the safety and security of distribution line sites through the daily supervision and organization of operations personnel in order to complete job tasks while complying with company and regulatory requirements.Key AccountabilitiesManage the safe setting to work of all work activities in accordance with the safe control of operations procedures.Authorize permission documents, and undertake the role of Site Controller.Maintain accurate site operational records including shift log entries as required.Support the construction and commissioning of new assets onto the gas transmission system and other non-load related project work.Identify the requirement to replace/upgrade existing plant and equipment, including the preparation of business cases, initiation of design and provision of technical support.Act as incident controller and site main controller during planned and emergency situations.Manage allocated resources to produce cost-effective, customer focused and efficient service within budget and delegation of authority, assisting with the indirect control of various projects in order that timescales and budgeted costs are met.Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience RequiredExcellent oral and written communication skills.Negotiations skills.Demonstrates project leadership skills.QualificationsBachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (preferred) or Associate of Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology from an accredited engineering or technological school or equivalentA minimum of 5-8+ years of experience in Distribution Design, T&D Operations, Engineering, or equivalentDemonstrated commitment to safety practices and proceduresThis is a night shift position and you must be able to work nights although some months will be spent on days to shadow existing Supervisors.Valid driver's license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid's Safe Driver policy.Job Dimensions- Budget/Direct ReportsDirect Reports: Up to 20More InformationThis positionis one of National Grid's career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.National Gridis an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Senior Supervisor, Distribution Line Worker
About usNational Grid is hiring a Senior Supervisor - Distribution Line Worker for our Transmission & Distribution Department in Buffalo, NYEvery day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.Job PurposeTo be responsible for the safety and security of distribution line sites through the daily supervision and organization of operations personnel in order to complete job tasks while complying with company and regulatory requirements.Key AccountabilitiesManage the safe setting to work of all work activities in accordance with the safe control of operations procedures.Authorize permission documents, and undertake the role of Site Controller.Maintain accurate site operational records including shift log entries as required.Support the construction and commissioning of new assets onto the gas transmission system and other non-load related project work.Identify the requirement to replace/upgrade existing plant and equipment, including the preparation of business cases, initiation of design and provision of technical support.Act as incident controller and site main controller during planned and emergency situations.Manage allocated resources to produce cost-effective, customer focused and efficient service within budget and delegation of authority, assisting with the indirect control of various projects in order that timescales and budgeted costs are met.Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience RequiredExcellent oral and written communication skills.Negotiations skills.Demonstrates project leadership skills.QualificationsBachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering (preferred) or Associate of Science degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology from an accredited engineering or technological school or equivalentA minimum of 5-8+ years of experience in Distribution Design, T&D Operations, Engineering, or equivalentDemonstrated commitment to safety practices and proceduresThis is a night shift position and you must be able to work nights although some months will be spent on days to shadow existing Supervisors.Valid driver's license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid's Safe Driver policy.Job Dimensions- Budget/Direct ReportsDirect Reports: Up to 20More InformationThis positionis one of National Grid's career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.National Gridis an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Lead Engineer
About usEvery day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are therewhen people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. Thepace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us inan unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy deliverytoday and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.National Grid is hiring a Lead Engineer for our Transmission Engineering - Standards and Support Services Department in Waltham, MA.Job PurposeDevelop and maintain standards, policies, procedures, work methods, operating procedures and material specifications relevant to Transmission work, in order to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives and in compliance with all applicable codes and regulations.Key AccountabilitiesWork closely with operations personnel to assure National Grid construction standards and procedures are implemented on the overhead system, 69kV and above.Manage operational process activities in order to achieve high productivity, low costs and efficient work practices and to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and National Grid policies and proceduresWork with process teams and other business units to translate objectives into well-defined requirements with clearly defined business cases in order to support the standardization of practices across Transmission at National Grid.Identifies, investigates and qualifies approved manufacturers of equipment and monitors their performance, reliability, service, representation and contribution to the industry.Investigate equipment problems and failures with manufacturer and vendors with recommendation based on investigative results for corrective and preventative actions and or procurement of new equipment and materialsInvestigate the adoption of new and innovative technologies.Perform audits of post construction, engineering and design work to ensure deliverables adhere to department standards, procedures and guidelines.Lead process improvement efforts within the Transmission Engineering departmentInvestigate new tools and equipment which provide enhanced ergonomics, safety or efficiency; provide specification and direction to procurement for successful on-boarding.Support all request for incident analysis (IA's) as Team Member and complete action items assigned.Promote a strong safety culture through leadership and being the ambassador of adhering to company procedures, safety rules and work practices.Key AccountabilitiesReview, revise and develop electrical operating procedures (EOP) for the construction, maintenance or operating the electrical system as scheduled, incident or mandated through regulation by working closely with safety, training, environmental, construction standards, and operational interests.Chair/participate in union/management committees on operational issues, equipment, tool, vehicle, and safety.Develop high level plans and champion consistent standards of working through the use of pilots, in conjunction with business partners and service providers in order to test their validity across the business (PD3)Respond to and provide necessary support during local/system/mutual assistance emergencies.Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience RequiredAble to motivate, counsel, coach, and develop direct reports and others.Experience establishing clearly defined goals and standards of employee performance.QualificationsA Bachelor's degree in Electrical (preferred) or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school or equivalent.8 or more years professional experience in an engineering field, preferably transmission engineering.Prefer a Master's Degree in a relevant engineering discipline from an ABET accredited engineering school and/or holder of a Registered Professional Engineering License.Strong working knowledge of industry standards, safety standards, and current design codes, especially the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).Proficient Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Knowledge of National Grid's business operations.Strong technical writing and technical presentation skillsKnowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and legislation including technical advancements.Demonstrates the ability to apply and modify complex theories and learned concepts appropriately.Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills including influencing change and management of staff. Communicates with stakeholders affected by a decision know what's happening and can clearly articulate reasons for a decision.Detailed knowledge and understanding of issues affecting the industry. Demonstrates the ability to anticipate obstacles and think ahead about next steps.Valid driver's license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid's Safe Driver policy.More InformationThis position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge,experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement todeliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be anaffirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities andprotected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Lead Engineer
About usEvery day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are therewhen people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. Thepace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us inan unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy deliverytoday and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.National Grid is hiring a Lead Engineer for our Transmission Engineering - Standards and Support Services Department in Waltham, MA.Job PurposeDevelop and maintain standards, policies, procedures, work methods, operating procedures and material specifications relevant to Transmission work, in order to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives and in compliance with all applicable codes and regulations.Key AccountabilitiesWork closely with operations personnel to assure National Grid construction standards and procedures are implemented on the overhead system, 69kV and above.Manage operational process activities in order to achieve high productivity, low costs and efficient work practices and to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and National Grid policies and proceduresWork with process teams and other business units to translate objectives into well-defined requirements with clearly defined business cases in order to support the standardization of practices across Transmission at National Grid.Identifies, investigates and qualifies approved manufacturers of equipment and monitors their performance, reliability, service, representation and contribution to the industry.Investigate equipment problems and failures with manufacturer and vendors with recommendation based on investigative results for corrective and preventative actions and or procurement of new equipment and materialsInvestigate the adoption of new and innovative technologies.Perform audits of post construction, engineering and design work to ensure deliverables adhere to department standards, procedures and guidelines.Lead process improvement efforts within the Transmission Engineering departmentInvestigate new tools and equipment which provide enhanced ergonomics, safety or efficiency; provide specification and direction to procurement for successful on-boarding.Support all request for incident analysis (IA's) as Team Member and complete action items assigned.Promote a strong safety culture through leadership and being the ambassador of adhering to company procedures, safety rules and work practices.Key AccountabilitiesReview, revise and develop electrical operating procedures (EOP) for the construction, maintenance or operating the electrical system as scheduled, incident or mandated through regulation by working closely with safety, training, environmental, construction standards, and operational interests.Chair/participate in union/management committees on operational issues, equipment, tool, vehicle, and safety.Develop high level plans and champion consistent standards of working through the use of pilots, in conjunction with business partners and service providers in order to test their validity across the business (PD3)Respond to and provide necessary support during local/system/mutual assistance emergencies.Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience RequiredAble to motivate, counsel, coach, and develop direct reports and others.Experience establishing clearly defined goals and standards of employee performance.QualificationsA Bachelor's degree in Electrical (preferred) or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school or equivalent.8 or more years professional experience in an engineering field, preferably transmission engineering.Prefer a Master's Degree in a relevant engineering discipline from an ABET accredited engineering school and/or holder of a Registered Professional Engineering License.Strong working knowledge of industry standards, safety standards, and current design codes, especially the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC).Proficient Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Knowledge of National Grid's business operations.Strong technical writing and technical presentation skillsKnowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and legislation including technical advancements.Demonstrates the ability to apply and modify complex theories and learned concepts appropriately.Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills including influencing change and management of staff. Communicates with stakeholders affected by a decision know what's happening and can clearly articulate reasons for a decision.Detailed knowledge and understanding of issues affecting the industry. Demonstrates the ability to anticipate obstacles and think ahead about next steps.Valid driver's license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid's Safe Driver policy.More InformationThis position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge,experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement todeliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be anaffirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities andprotected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Lead Operations Coordinator, Transmission, Electric Control Centre Operations
About usNational Grid is hiring aLead Outage Coordinatorfor our Transmission Control Center in Liverpool, NY.Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.Job PurposeRepresent the Transmission Control Center on project teams and help to execute the company's capital plan while ensuring the integrity of the National Grid Electric System in New York State.Key AccountabilitiesManage and continuously review the regional transmission outage plan to balance system security and work load.Ensure a clear, concise reliable plan / set of outage applications are provided to the ISO and the control room.Ensure the process for outage plan approval is followed.Develop and maintain constructive working relationships with the, ISO, regulators, project management, field work force, engineering, neighbouring utilities, and transmission customers.Ensure compliance with all applicable FERC, NERC, NPCC, ISO and Control Room standards with respect to outage coordination requirements.Participate in project development process to ensure Control Center concerns are considered and challenge plans to ensure they support operations. Identify conflicts and bundling opportunities of outage requests and coordinate with the outage requesters. Support development of the process, procedures, tools and systems as required ensuring continual improvement of operation.Stay abreast of industry standards and practices to ensure awareness of Best Practices and any compliance requirements. Perform analysis on outage requests utilizing a load-flow program. The analysis shall include a thermal and voltage assessment to ensure reliability.Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience RequiredExperience of managing project teams and projects independently.QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, other Engineering disciplines or related technical degree (desirable)5+ years experience in planning or operating a transmission system.Excellent customer service skills, able to balance the needs of multiple stakeholders and execute the project.Pay attention to detail, be thorough and be organized.Effective team leader and player, able to develop collaborative working relationships across departments.Thoroughly conversant with National Grid Control Center and local ISO operating procedures.Expert understanding of Clearance and Control requirements as well as Transmission Switching requirements.Excellent understanding of Project Manager Playbook Procedures with respect to Outage Coordination requirements.Good understanding of National Grid work scheduling processes.Specialized power systems analysis computer skills; knowledge of EMS/SCADA systems and TOA.Conversant with all applicable NERC standards; NERC reliability coordinator certification desirable.Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.A questioning attitude is required.Knowledge of field substation and transmission line construction and maintenance practices.More InformationThis position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bandsas you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Lead Operations Coordinator, Transmission, Electric Control Centre Operations
About usNational Grid is hiring aLead Outage Coordinatorfor our Transmission Control Center in Liverpool, NY.Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.Job PurposeRepresent the Transmission Control Center on project teams and help to execute the company's capital plan while ensuring the integrity of the National Grid Electric System in New York State.Key AccountabilitiesManage and continuously review the regional transmission outage plan to balance system security and work load.Ensure a clear, concise reliable plan / set of outage applications are provided to the ISO and the control room.Ensure the process for outage plan approval is followed.Develop and maintain constructive working relationships with the, ISO, regulators, project management, field work force, engineering, neighbouring utilities, and transmission customers.Ensure compliance with all applicable FERC, NERC, NPCC, ISO and Control Room standards with respect to outage coordination requirements.Participate in project development process to ensure Control Center concerns are considered and challenge plans to ensure they support operations. Identify conflicts and bundling opportunities of outage requests and coordinate with the outage requesters. Support development of the process, procedures, tools and systems as required ensuring continual improvement of operation.Stay abreast of industry standards and practices to ensure awareness of Best Practices and any compliance requirements. Perform analysis on outage requests utilizing a load-flow program. The analysis shall include a thermal and voltage assessment to ensure reliability.Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience RequiredExperience of managing project teams and projects independently.QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, other Engineering disciplines or related technical degree (desirable)5+ years experience in planning or operating a transmission system.Excellent customer service skills, able to balance the needs of multiple stakeholders and execute the project.Pay attention to detail, be thorough and be organized.Effective team leader and player, able to develop collaborative working relationships across departments.Thoroughly conversant with National Grid Control Center and local ISO operating procedures.Expert understanding of Clearance and Control requirements as well as Transmission Switching requirements.Excellent understanding of Project Manager Playbook Procedures with respect to Outage Coordination requirements.Good understanding of National Grid work scheduling processes.Specialized power systems analysis computer skills; knowledge of EMS/SCADA systems and TOA.Conversant with all applicable NERC standards; NERC reliability coordinator certification desirable.Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.A questioning attitude is required.Knowledge of field substation and transmission line construction and maintenance practices.More InformationThis position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bandsas you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
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