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National Grid Engineer, Civil and Structural Engineering in Hicksville, New York

About us

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 puts 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.

National Grid is Hiring a Civil and Structural Engineer in our Hicksville, NY location.

Job Purpose

This role will perform engineering and related support services for National Grid civil and structural projects on an as needed basis. Services may be comprised of civil, hydraulic, structural, geotechnical, and AutoCAD support. Work may include, but is not limited to, engineering support for site inspections and preparation of inspection reports, performing design analyses, peer technical review, preparation of calculations and contract drawings, contract specifications, cost estimating, and construction inspection services.

Key Accountabilities

  • Hydraulics and Hydrology Engineering: Model, analyze and design various marine structures. Perform permeability tests and prepare certification reports for fuel oil secondary containments.

  • Structural Engineering: Analyze and design various new structures and modifications to existing structures including turbine and boiler buildings, gas turbine facilities, marine wharf structures, and structural foundations. Designs could consist of structural steel, reinforced concrete, timber, aluminum and masonry.

  • Geotechnical Engineering: Perform geotechnical analyses and design. These services may include but are not limited to: bulkhead analysis and design, soil/structure interaction analysis for new and existing foundations, grading and site development, trenching and shoring design.

  • General Engineering: Perform engineering design for various projects such as new roadway grading and paving design, building envelope restoration for various fa├žade and roof systems, and general facility inspections related to structural steel, concrete and masonry, and waste water.

  • Project Management: Manage various projects. These tasks could consist of field inspections, developing cost estimates, establishing schedules, creating technical document development, review construction documents which include plans, specifications and bid packages.

  • Asset Management: Assess assets, develop plans and provide assurance for the continued reliability of our assets.

Project Deliverables

  • Full size design drawings reviewed and approved by a NYS Proffessuonal Engineer. Plans shall be submitted as directed by National Grid. Digital copies of drawings shall be submitted in AutoCAD 2017 or older drawing files and in PDF format.

  • Calculation packages reviewed and approved by a NYS Professional Engineer.

  • Material and Service Specifications

  • Inspection & Technical Reports

  • Work Progress Reports/Logs

  • Cost and Schedule Estimates

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering

  • Master's degree in civil engineering preferred

  • 3 to 5 years of civil engineering or related experience

  • PE license, PE EIT certificate preferred or ability to obtain PE license

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal 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.