National Grid Engineer, Electric Material Standards in Syracuse, New York


  • Provide standard design, drawings, material and equipment specifications for the National Grid electric distribution and transmission systems.

  • Integrate grid modernization and resiliency standard designs, drawings, materials and equipment specifications into a common National Grid standard.

  • Investigate and specify new and existing equipment, manufacturers, vendors, equipment problems or failures, innovative designs, materials and methods.

  • Support National Grid electric QAQC material programs.

  • Provide engineering support to National Grid regional and district engineers, and operations personnel for the resolution of operating, reliability, environmental, maintainability and safety concerns.

  • Investigate, analyze, and evaluate information gained through the trade industry, regulatory publications, attendance of industry meetings and seminars in order to maintain a high level of proficiency for translation into pertinent technical information, procedures and standards.

  • Establish and issue standard and equipment bulletins to ensure safety and reliability of existing and new equipment, materials and work practices.

  • Write reports and communicate results and recommendations through presentations.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering (electrical, mechanical, civil).

  • Lead Senior Engineer and Principal Engineer positions require Professional Engineer registration.

  • Knowledge of electrical equipment, application, operation and construction practices.

  • Demonstrated computer skills, including use of standard and specialized programs.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interface and communicate with people at all levels across the organization.

  • Suggested 5 year minimum Distribution Engineering Experience

  • Support for off-hours emergency work is required.

  • Overnight travel is required.

/This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills./



/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./

Job: *Asset Management

Organization: *Engineering

Title: Engineer, Electric Material Standards

Location: NY-Syracuse

Requisition ID: 20180967