Graduate Development Program, Assistant Associate Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering


: $96,010.00 - $138,950.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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About the Graduate Development Program
National Grid's Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 8-week Orientation which gives you exposure to all part of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US.
Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position. Additionally, all Graduates will develop leadership skills through quarterly development session and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid. You will meet amazing individuals, both within our organization and local communities and will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and insight to help you start and progress in your career.About the Position
Standard Engineering is responsible for the design of gas distribution main projects allowing for the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to customers. Projects include main and service replacement, public works, reliability and growth.Key Accountabilities
Provide gas engineering and design for distribution projects.
Member of an engineering design project team responsible to develop and manage all engineering aspects of a project.
Manage external engineering design firms to ensure all work is performed in accordance with company standards, within budget and on schedule.
Incorporate applicable Standards, Procedures, and State/Federal statutory requirements into Gas systems designs including all safety, health and environmental standards and procedures.
Incorporate corporate process safety procedures into the project work flow as required.
Identify/specify special order (non-stock) required materials.
Identify the necessary permits associated with the project.
Implement change control procedures as necessary to track design changes instituted by engineering or field operations and identify any associated risks that may result. Document any requests to deviate from approved/agreed to parameters and seek authorization where required.
Participate in Storm restoration activities or other system emergencies (gas and electric) as called upon.Qualifications
Bachelor or Master's degree from an ABET accredited institution in an engineering discipline
EIT preferred
Graduated between May 2019 and May 2020
Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; official college transcript required for confirmation
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program June 1, 2020 or June 22, 2020
Valid driver's license with safe driving history
Proven leadership experience
Exposure to design and construction standards, engineering drawings.
Technical education including mechanical piping systems and/or civil construction.
Proficiency with PC software applications including the Microsoft Office suite.
Demonstration of a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with a diverse group of company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive collaborative manner.
Applicants for the Graduate Development Program must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States
Associated topics: autocad, chemical engineer, developer, design, designer, electrical, electronics, engineering, process engineer, software * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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