Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering – NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER)

  • Science & Engineering
  • Fulltime
  • 1 year ago
  • Melville

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 0-2 years

Job Description

About us

Large scale, complex and unique engineering projects! This team designs and oversees construction on some of the most exciting energy projects in the downstate NY area. Joining them will allow you to work on projects from start to finish and see your designs become reality.

National Grid is hiring an Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering for our Gas Design Engineering department in Melville, NY.

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.

Job Purpose

Responsible for the engineering, design, and technical oversight during construction of projects relating to the gas transmission and distribution networks located in NYC (Staten Island, Brooklyn & Queens) as well as Long Island (Nassau and Suffolk County).

Key Accountabilities

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
• Perform engineering and design for natural gas construction projects which may include distribution/transmission pipelines, bridge/highway/waterway crossings, remote operated valve installations, check valve installations and metering facilities
• Plans and conducts work requiring judgement in the evaluation, selection, adaptation or modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria
• Identify, specify, review, and approve materials to be used in association with gas construction projects
• Collaborate with Gas Operations, Gas Asset Owners 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
• Compile and review as built documentation for accuracy and incorporation into mapping and document management systems
• Assist in the Traceable, Verifiable, Complete (TVC) process with the asset owners as part of project record retention

• Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline required
• 2+ years of engineering, design or project management experience required
• Engineer in Training (EIT) certification preferred
• Experience in the application of design and construction standards, engineering drawings, and underground construction methods and procedures required
• Basic technical knowledge of natural gas system design and operations including natural gas industry codes and regulations, engineering and environmental codes and standards required
• Basic knowledge of OSHA, PHMSA, and applicable State regulations required
• Valid driver’s license required


$93,000 – $109,000 a year

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation (‘DOT’) covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company’s testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

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. 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.

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