Welcome to the National Grid Hub

National Grid's job is to connect people to the energy they use. From the warmth and light we rely on at home, and the power which keeps our factories and offices going, to the infrastructure and technologies that are essential parts of our modern lifestyle. The energy industry between now and 2050 is set to change dramatically and...

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  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil/Building
  • Computing/Technology
  • Electronic & Electrical
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing
  • Sciences/Maths

To find out more about our organisation please visit:
careers.nationalgrid.com

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National Grid is an international electricity and gas company.
National Grid serves around 19 million customers directly and many more indirectly.
Our local distribution networks deliver gas to around 11 million consumers.
We distribute electricity in the northeastern US to approximately 3.3 million customers.

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National Grid completes a ‘world first’ demonstration of smart grid...

Reactive Technologies has successfully tested its grid data and measurement system with National Grid and SSE Reactive Technologies, a UK-based smart grid and demand-side response (DSR) company, has demonstrated what it said is a ‘world first’ in smart energy communications technology, following a successful nationwide project with National Grid and SSE. Reactive’s Grid Data and Measurement System (GDMS) technology offers a more cost-effective way of communicating...

Oct 14, 2016

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Prestigious BiTC award for National Grid

National Grid has been named UK Responsible Business of the Year 2014 - Business in the community’s top award, in the presence of HRH the Prince of Wales, Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, and Prince Harry. This award recognises the efforts we’ve been making to embed sustainable business practices and support and work with our communities and the positive difference we make to society and the environment. The judging panel commended National Grid for developing a...

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Ben Pirie

Engineer Training Programme, Power System Design

I wanted to join the Engineering Training Programme because it’s a great time to be in the industry. There’s lots of change and with the up and coming renewables targets that the government’s setting combined with the ageing...

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Chris Rison

Technical Graduate, Gas Distribution

Before I started at National Grid. To start with, when I left school I did a Year In Industry first of all, in civil engineering, then I went to the University of Warwick and did a masters of engineering in Mechanical Engineering and after that I...

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My Placement with National Grid - Erinn Sapsford

I am in my final year at Northumbria University and studying Mechanical Engineering. I completed my Placement year with National Grid. As I began my search for a placement opportunity I quickly realised I didn’t really know what I wanted to do or where I wanted to work. I used Gradcracker to filter through the jobs and decided the type of engineering I was interested in. From this I saw an advertisement for National Grid and I applied for it. The selection process was fairly...

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