At National Grid, we’re Superpowered
The world of energy is changing faster than ever. At National Grid, we keep people connected and society moving. But it’s so much more than that. We’re dreamers, big-thinkers, innovators and builders. We’re shaping the current, to change the future. We know that a clean, fair, and affordable energy future is in our hands. So we explore with energy, with innovation and technology powering our progress, and helping us to find a better way to deliver energy to all National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen – inspiring us, giving us time to recharge and providing a safety net on tougher days. But it’s our people that provide our true superpower. They drive and sustain our growth, their unique differences only making us stronger. So join us, and power the future of energy. Find what makes you Superpowered.
Find your superpower with 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 will shape the future of National Grid. Bringing fresh thinking, new perspectives, and exploring with energy, we’ll give you real responsibility and an opportunity to move with purpose from day one – putting the power to supercharge your career in your hands.
Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 4-week in-person Orientation which gives you exposure to all parts 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 and take part ongoing development activities through your first year including quarterly development sessions, active mentorship, and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid.
About the Position
As an Associate Engineer, you will be a part of a team supporting power plant operations that provides power to over 1.4 million people! You will gain valuable exposure to different systems (electrical, mechanical controls, computer automation systems) and projects that play a critical role in keeping the power on. You will also be a part of mentorship program that will provide you fantastic insights on other plants and generation assets, while developing a diverse network and increasing your overall learning.
This is an on-site role (5 days a week) with limited travel.
What You’ll Do
You will have the opportunity to learn and support many areas in power plant operations, you will:
- Investigate system performance problems and with Engineering, develop system modifications as needed.
- Interface with other company departments as well as external contractors and vendors in the performance of plant operations and maintenance.
- Conduct equipment tests, analyze the results, and prepare recommendations for corrective actions.
- Oversee company or contractor work force in the performance of plant modifications, maintenance, and repairs.
- Monitor all plant operating and environmental conditions through regular inspections and review of logs.
- Be “on call” on a regular scheduled basis during weekends and off hours to respond to plant contingencies.
What You’ll Need
Bachelor or Master’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Marine, and/or Chemical engineering from an accredited institution
Graduated between May 2023 and June 2024
Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program on May 28, 2024 or July 8, 2024
Valid US driver’s license
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 (such as sponsorship for an H-1B, TN, O, L, STEM OPT, or other employment-based work authorization)
It would be awesome if you had
- Previous supervisory experience (Internship, Part-time Job, Club, etc.)
Northport, NY $92,000 - $108,000 a year
This 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. 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.