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National Grid

40 Sylvan Road
Waltham, MA 02452

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Company Overview

National Grid is one of the world's largest utilities, focused on delivering energy safely, efficiently, reliably and responsibly. National Grid is an international electricity and gas company and one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. We play a vital role in delivering gas and electricity to many millions of people across Great Britain and northeastern US in an efficient, reliable and safe manner. 

We are committed to safeguarding our global environment for future generations and providing all our customers with the highest standards of service through investment in our networks and through our talented, diverse workforce. National Grid owns the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales and operates the system across Great Britain. 

It also owns and operates the high-pressure gas transmission system in Britain operating 7,660km of high-pressure pipeline, 24 compressor stations and more than 600 above-ground installations. In the US, National Grid distributes electricity to nearly five million customers in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Rhode Island.

Owning 4,160 megawatts of electricity generation, it is the largest power producer in New York State supplying power to over one million customers on Long Island. It is also the largest distributor of natural gas in the northeastern US, delivering gas to 3.4 million customers in New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. National Grid also has a number of related businesses such as LNG importation and storage, land remediation and metering.

Why Work Here?

Our people are our most valuable asset. We're proud to offer employees the competitive salary and benefits packages they deserve. In addition to a broad range of medical and dental coverage options, employees can take part in 401(k) plans, tuition reimbursement, pretax accounts for health and dependent care, and much more. They also get to work at a company whose hallmarks include safety, camaraderie, ethical behavior, and respect for others.

"National Grid embraces the full scope of inclusion and diversity. We have programs to ensure all our 16,000 US employees are valued, and offered equal opportunities to collaborate, contribute and succeed. We also continually work to make sure our workforce reflects the rich diversity of the communities we serve" - Keith Hutchison, SVP, US HR & Chief Diversity OfficerC

Current Employee Resource Groups:

  • Alliance of Black Professionals
  • Asian Leadership Association
  • Enabling Disability Confidence
  • Hispanic Professional Association
  • Native American Indian
  • NewNet
  • PrideUSA
  • Women in Networks
  • Veterans
  • Work & Life Matters

Commitment to Military & Veterans

From the front lines to the power lines – recruiting veterans is the right thing to do and it's a smart business decision, for our company, our industry, and our nation. A skilled energy workforce is critical to our success, and we know military service has given veterans the training, experience, discipline, and leadership skills we need to help us succeed. At National Grid, we’re proud that we can pave the way for successfully transitioning veterans into civilian jobs.

Veteran Programs

  • Troops to Energy
  • Veteran to Veteran
  • Veteran Employee Resource Group (VERG) 
  • Supplier Diversity

EEO/Accommodation Statement

National Grid is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to providing equal opportunity without regards to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristics, or any other factor protected from discrimination under municipal, state or federal law. The company maintains affirmative action programs for minorities and women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

If, based on a disability, you need assistance applying for a position, email: HR.Compliance@nationalgrid.com. Please include in the subject line: Recruiting Reasonable Accommodation Process.
Any information regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making the hiring decision.


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