About the role
Interconnectors play a key part of the UK’s energy industry, connecting us to our neighbouring countries and providing sustainable, flexible energy transmission. As such, their full and safe operation is vital to the UK and for the business. The HVDC Engineer plays a fundamental technical role in ensuring that our assets are appropriately invested in to maintain availability. You’ll work with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers to find cost effective investment solutions to ageing assets, adding real value to major infrastructure projects while future-proofing the business and the UK’s continued access to low carbon energy.
What you'll do
What's in it for you
You will have the opportunity to work on high profile projectsandworkwith senior leadership in forming strategic decisions. You will work in the office andout on sites,meaning you are the interface between asset availability and commerciality. You will be working with the largest and most specialised Interconnector team in the UK.
You will also be able to progress professional qualifications (eg chartership)
What you'll get
You will 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 we are
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.
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.