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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Typically recruits

  • 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.

Work Placements & Graduate Opportunities

Ali Shad

Power Academy Student, Construction

I was attracted to National Grid for several reasons, it’s a unique business, because it’s a monopoly but it’s highly regulated so it’s not like a number of other power companies within the sector which work on...

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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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Construction to start on ‘world’s first’ commercial bio-substitute ...

National Grid investment means Swindon plasma recycling plant will go ahead by early 2017. National Grid’s Gas Distribution company has signed a £6.3 million deal to help fund the “world’s first” commercially operating bio-substitute natural gas plant in Swindon, which will make gas from household waste. The deal completes financing for the project, which is being run by Go Green Gas and enables construction of the £25 million plant to start....

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Olagoke Phillips

Technical Graduate, Grain LNG

I’m currently working as a Commissioning Engineer and where I see my role fitting in to National Grid is by delivering this new terminal, to allow us to be able to deliver 20% of the UK gas demand, ensuring the security of supply of UK gas...

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Sally Nicholson

Power Systems Engineer

I first joined National Grid when I was 18 and I joined the Year in Industry programme - that was for 12 months. Then I actually enrolled onto National Grid’s sponsored student programme so I went to university full time and came back to...

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