System Operator - 12 month Industrial Placement - 11469

To apply for this placement you'll need to be on track to achieve a 2.2 degree classification or above in: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology.

As the System Operator (SO) of Britain’s Gas and Electricity transmission networks we are at the heart of the UK energy industry. We analyse future energy needs and assess how our networks should be upgraded and expanded. 

Programme overview

The Gas National Control Centre (GNCC) plays a crucial role in controlling and balancing the nation’s gas supply with demand through our gas transmission network.

Based in our Gas National Control Centre (GNCC), you will be exposed to new activities and deliver new services and innovative products to the gas industry. You could be involved in controlling and balancing the Nation's gas demand with the supply we have in the pipelines across the country.

Being part of the Network Capability and Operations, Gas (NCOG) team means working in or supporting a control room environment; this could eventually lead to a role within the GNCC itself or it may be as part of one of the key support functions in the department working on such tasks as maintenance planning/delivery, network analysis or strategy planning. As a student in the GNCC you will be at the heart of the decisions that are made and control all the actions that take place.

Opportunity Overview

  • Closing date: Jan 31, 2017
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Minimum Degree: 2:2
  • Placement Duration: Year-long
  • Location: Various
  • Region: East Anglia, London and South East, East Midlands, West Midlands, North East, North West, Scotland - North, Scotland - South/Central Belt, Northern Ireland, North Wales, South Wales, Yorkshire, South West
  • Type: Work Placement / Internship

Disciplines accepted...

  • Chemistry
  • Maths
  • Physics
  • Science

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