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National Grid Analyst, Gas Control Centre Operations in Northboro, Massachusetts

In accordance with guidelines regarding companies classified as Federal contractors and consistent with our core commitment of safety, National Grid has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

About us

National Grid is hiring an Analyst for our Gas Control Center department in Northboro, MA.

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

The Gas Control Analyst works with the Gas Control Training, Compliance and Scheduling team to oversee and deliver all training requirements for the New England Gas Control Center Operations, as well as maintain and track all necessary compliance and statistical records to meet PHMSA Control Room Management and other regulations. The training and compliance analyst serves as a subject matter expert for all training and compliance needs of the Control Center, continuously improving internal processes. The position develops new Gas System Operators and prepares them to become fully qualified System Operators for the control center. The analyst also delivers continuing education of Gas System Operators of all experience levels, and evaluates their development.

Key Accountabilities

· Develop, design, deliver and evaluate all training materials for all Gas Control Center Operations.

· Provide technical guidance, support and coaching such as classroom, online, group meetings or job aid training to Gas System Operators.

· Develop and maintain an integrated training plan and schedule

· Develop and conduct training courses for Gas Control System Operators, including lesson plans, presentations and assessment questions

· Maintain auditable training files and data, including attendance records, training materials, and Control Room Management requirements.

· Generate and maintain regulatory compliance reports and analysis functions such as Alarm Management, Fatigue Management, MAOP compliance and other functions

· Support all Gas Control needs during audits

· Challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within Gas Control

Qualifications

· Associate / Bachelor’s degree in Technical, Business, Engineering, or 5 plus years of Gas Control/Gas Operations experience

· Gas Control Operator/Gas Operations experience is a plus

· Knowledge of compliance, training, and development learning principles

· Team leadership skills

· Strong influencing and negotiating skills

· Strong PC and business applications knowledge to facilitate full leveraging of technology solutions in the Control Center work environment.

· Must have strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office

· Excellent analytical skills

· Strong oral and written communications skills.

· Knowledge of National Grids business operations, company policies and practices

· Strong knowledge of Gas transmission and distribution systems

· Strong knowledge of Gas SCADA system

· Ability to work effectively with a wide range of stakehilders.

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. 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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