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

About us National Grid is hiring a Lead Assurance Engineer for our Design and Material Processing department in Melville, 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 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. ## Job Purpose Responsible for supporting the development, implementation and evolution of process for ensuring timely and efficient management of capital and operational expense work through the engineering and design work flow process, from project inception to closeout, including in part, work package preparation, design pre-work, work package issuance, work modification and work process closeout. A successful candidate will develop, implement, manage and evolve strategies to identify process improvement and create a system and culture of sharing best practices; enabling process capabilities across Gas Systems Engineering. ## Key Accountabilities Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): + Responsible for scoping, analyzing and progressing process and performance improvement projects or initiatives within Gas Asset Management and Engineering + Evaluate and improve process for tracking and reporting progress of capital work from inception to closeout + Lead the setting of and measurement of performance targets and milestones and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) ensuring they reflect and drive improved process performance and monitor and analyze performance data to ensure projects are delivering against expectations + Devise mechanism for review of "Engineering" components to ensure information is accurate, consistent and complete + Engage effectively with the business, building sustainable relationships to enable collaborative working and ensure accountability for performance and for correcting performance failures within business functions + Support the design and establishment of process standards and procedures to support the attainment of corporate and financial goals and requirements that reduce cost and complexity across the enterprise and align to safety and compliance standards ## Qualifications + Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Science required + 7+ years’ experience in engineering or related field required + Proven track record of analyzing and proposing process improvements preferred + Proven experience interacting with and making presentations to senior management to communicate project details, progress and updates preferred + Valid driver's license required ## More Information 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. 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.
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