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Graduate Control & Instrumentation Engineer

Job in Warwick, United Kingdom

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English (Fluent)

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0 to 1 years


Dec 15, 2019 10:59 PM

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Role requirements

  • This programme consists of rotational placements and therefore you must be willing to relocate as and when the programme requires.
  • Qualifications: You must have, or be predicted to gain, a 2:2 degree classification or above in the one of the following subjects:
  • Electronic & Electrical Engineering, Control & Instrumentation Engineering
  • To apply for this role, you must hold a valid full UK car driving licence.

About the role

  • Instrumentation, control and protection systems are critical to safe and efficient operation of the Gas National Transmission System that is owned and operated by National Grid. There is an exciting programme being planned to upgrade our current systems to meet the latest Cyber-security and Functional Safety industry standards.
  • This graduate position will provide a great opportunity to develop relevant technical skills and experience in all aspects of project delivery related to the design, construction and commissioning of new instrumentation, control and protection systems.
  • You will work closely with Control & Instrumentation engineering experts from across the organisation as well as external designers and equipment suppliers.

What you'll do

As a Graduate Control & Instrumentation engineer working within the Capital Delivery team you will be involved in all aspects of design, construction and commissioning of instrumentation, control and protection systems, including;

  • Working with stakeholders to support the development of National Grid policies, procedures and specifications
  • Design and Project development
  • Working with delivery and commercial teams to develop contract delivery strategies
  • Providing a single point of interface for the resolution of technical issues
  • Provision of technical support to project delivery teams, designers and equipment suppliers to ensure that design solutions;
  • Provide the necessary level of Functional Safety and Cyber-security
  • Satisfy the requirements fr operation, quality and performance
  • Enable installatin and commissioning with minimal disruption to site operations, availability and customers
  • Setup effective pst project support arrangements, including; training, technical support, obsolescence management, records and spares
  • Provide installation, testing and commissioning advice, support and quality assurance

What's in it for you

This is a unique opportunity to develop your technical, design management and stakeholder management skills; all vital in a successful Control and Instrumentation Engineer.

In Capital Delivery, we are committed to the personal development of our staff. Joining us, you’ll be supported as you develop a wide range of leadership, business and technical skills through structured training and on the-job experience. And you’ll work closely with your line manager to establish and navigate through a Personal Development Plan that is tailored to your needs.

What you'll get

Youwill receive a starting salary of £28,105 (or £29,127 if you hold a Masters) and a £2000 joining bonus. You will also have access to a number of additional benefits such as 25 days’ holiday, a generous completion payment, an accommodation allowance as you move around the business, a competitive pension scheme and a number of flexible benefits to name just a few.

Who are we

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

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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.

10,000 employees

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