Substations, Electricity Transmission
The National Transmission System is monitored and protected by an integrated control system, and you’ll be a specialist in looking after it. Setting maintenance teams to work, commissioning new substation equipment: it’ll be down to you to keep everything shipshape.
- Substation Higher Apprenticeship - Multiple Locations
- South West - South Wales East, Severn and Chiltern
- South East - North Kent, East Kent, Solent, and Sussex and Romney
- London -North East, North West, Central, West, East
- Central - North Anglia and West Anglia
Asset Lifecycle, Electricity Transmission
Looking at asset policy, technical specifications and type registration, asset health and technical strategy as well as helping to develop technical solutions to asset replacement and generator connection challenges.
Project Planner, Electricity Transmission
Planning, prioritising and optimising the construction and maintenance of electricity transmission systems. It’s a vital role, and in the Planning team, that’s what you’ll be doing.
Engineering Services, Electricity Transmission
Providing technical support to Electricity Transmission Operations during maintenance activities, investigating equipment failures, or determining risk mitigation strategies; Transmission Engineers understand the fundamentals of the electricity transmission system, apply them to a wide range of complex equipment types, and have the desire to solve problems.
Transmission Network Control Centre, Electricity Transmission
In the Transmission Network Control Centre (TNCC) you will be at the heart of real-time control of the high voltage electricity transmission system in England and Wales. You could be part of our 24/7 Control Room, working in shifts with other engineers to operate and facilitate safe access to the network. Or you could be part of our 'day office' team, working with customers to connect them to the grid, producing the policies and procedures that we work to, or working forming the future strategy of the TNCC. Most importantly, you will be right on the front line of the electricity industry.
Power Systems, System Operator, Elecetricity System Operator, Electricity Transmission
Keeping things running smoothly, 24/7. It’s an essential task and, as part of our Power System Operations team, it’s what you’ll be doing. Planning and managing the live operation of the UK’s electricity transmission network, you’ll be at the backbone of keeping people connected to energy.
Innovative, reliable and secure, our technology empowers National Grid in a fast-changing energy industry. The role that technology plays is wide reaching and touches every working person every day. You will have access to many parts of National Grid, whether that is through starting projects and visioning the end product, resolving technology issues for customers or finding better ways to use technology for the benefit of our employees and customers.
Cyber Security, IT
With the advance of technology, the world we live in is becoming increasingly complex and interconnected – therefore cyber security is more important than ever. Working as part of our dedicated Digital Risk and Security division, you’ll play a crucial role in helping us manage cyber risk in the UK and US. There aren’t many roles with scope and importance of this.
Project Controls, Capital Delivery
Planning schedules, managing costs and solving problems: it’s all in a day’s work for our Project Controls team. Every project we execute needs a safe set of hands guiding it from start to finish: as part of this team, you’ll be those hands.
National Grid sources £4.3 billion in goods and services each year. Global Procurement make sure we have access to the assets we need to deliver innovation and drive performance – all at unbeatable value for money.
Gas Transmission Delivery, Capital Delivery
You'll be working towards the role of Project Assurance Controller, where you'll be based on construction sites throughout the country where you will ensure that projects are delivered in accordance with the Technical and Contractual requirements while promoting and monitoring safety, reliability and efficiency on site. - Capital Delivery with not be recruiting any Gas Transmission Delivery Higher Apprentices this year.
Pipeline Maintenance Centre, Gas Transmission
Historically, our gas has come from the UK continental shelf fields. But with these resources running out fast, we're looking at other supplies and sources, including importing international gas supplies. It's a new phase, making this an even more exciting time to join. - Gas Transmission will not be recruiting any Pipeline Maintainenance Higher Apprenticeship this year
Trainee Network Analyst, System Operator
Based at the Gas National Control Centre, you will be exposed to new activities and deliver new services and innovative products to the gas industry.- SO will not be recruiting any Trainee Network Higher Apprentices this year.
Trainee Operations Engineer, System Operator
This team is focused around the Electricity National Control Centre in Berkshire. It is responsible for operating Great Britain's electricity transmission network - planning and managing its live operation - they keep things running smoothly 24/7, 365 days a year. SO will not be recruiting any Trainee Operations Engineer Higher Apprentices this year.