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National Grid Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering in Brightwaters, New York

About us

National Grid is hiring an Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering for our NY Gas Distribution Engineering department in Brightwaters, 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 put 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 distribution network.

Key Accountabilities

  • Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Design gas main replacement projects using AutoCAD.

  • Prioritize work and manage multiple projects within budget and time constraints.

  • Effectively communicate project information with involved internal and external stakeholders Interpret and incorporate corporate process safety procedures.

  • Identify and specify materials to be used in association with gas construction projects.

  • Identify and acquire the necessary permits, licenses, and land rights associated with the project.

  • Negotiate and manage commercial contracts with third parties and suppliers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline from an ABET-accredited college or university required Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam with Engineer in Training (EIT) certification preferred.

  • 2+ years of engineering or project management experience required Valid driver's license required.

More Information

Salary - $106,000 - $125,000

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.

“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.”