Welcome to the National Grid Hub

We’re National Grid: we bring power to people. From heating up homes to keeping the lights on in hospitals, the energy we deliver makes the everyday possible. Now, you can help us, as we shape the future of millions and build the hi-tech networks of tomorrow.

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Typically recruits

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical/Process
  • 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.

Graduate Opportunities (11)

Ali Shad

Power Academy Student, Construction

"Tomorrow I’m going to a transformer factory to see how a transformer gets wound up, and next week I’m going to Spennymoor to see a brand new overhead line construction . . ."

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Sally Nicholson

Power Systems Engineer

"I love working at National Grid, my colleagues are fantastic, and they really support me with the work that I’m doing . . ."

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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...

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 with...

Miners dig deep to keep London's lights on for the next 120 years

These are the miners tunnelling nearly 200 feet in the mud beneath London to help keep the capital’s lights on for the next 120 years. National Grid hopes the £1 billion London Power Tunnels project will supply electricity to the capital “for generations to come”. It will also power Crossrail through a “super-strength” generator in north-west London. Teams of three miners are working 12-hour shifts piloting tunnel-boring machines to cut through the...