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National Grid Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering in Brooklyn, New York

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

National Grid is hiring an Engineer for our Gas Pipeline Construction department in Greenpoint Brooklyn, NY.

Job Purpose

The Engineer will be responsible for the engineering, design and technical oversight during construction of projects relating to the gas distribution network.

Key Accountabilities
  • Develop and manage all engineering aspects of a project, up to and including project closeout and compilation of as-built documentation

  • Implement change control procedures as necessary to track design changes initiated by engineering or field operations and identify any associated risks that may result

  • Document requests to deviate from approved/agreed to parameters and seek authorization where required

  • Collaborate with Gas Operations and Gas Engineering in development of procedures to support the engineering and design of gas facilities in accordance with company and regulatory requirements including all safety, health and environmental standards and procedures

  • Manage multiple projects within budget and time constraints

  • Perform design quality peer review

  • Communicate project information with involved internal and external stake holders

  • Participate in Storm restoration activities or other system emergencies as called upon

  • Manage commercial contracts with third parties and suppliers

  • Develop project bid specifications and assist in the procurement of engineering and/or and construction services

  • Interpret and incorporate corporate process safety procedures

  • Identify and specify materials to be used in association with gas construction projects

  • Identify and acquire the necessary permits, licenses, and land rights associated with the project

Main Interfaces:

Project Sponsors (GAM, Growth, PW, etc), Capital Delivery, Resource Planning, Real Estate, Legal, Field Ops

  • Bachelor’s degree required and 3+ years related work experience

  • Project management experience preferred

  • Strong MS Office skills; Autocad experience preferred

  • EIT/FE/PE preferred

  • Ability to negotiate and manage commercial contracts with third parties and suppliers

  • Knowledge of OSHA, PHMSA, and applicable State regulations

  • Valid driver's license

More Information

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. Internal 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.