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National Grid Consulting Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

National Grid is hiring a Consulting Engineer for our Gas Planning and Design Engineering department in Waltham, 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 Consulting Engineer provides technical engineering design review and consulting in all areas of gas assets US wide. They represent National Grid gas engineering in professional engineering organizations, identify and implement best engineering design practices US wide and develop and deliver relevant gas engineering technical trainings qualifying for professional development hours.

Key Accountabilities

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Accountable that all designs reviewed are of appropriate quality and level of detail. Designs must meet all engineering best practices and be PE stamped by the PE manager or by the assigned Engineering Consultant.

  • The Engineering Consultant specifically is an engineer and an individual contributor that utilizes their PE in the role to certify drawings or a specific discipline of an entire engineered design package. Typically required for:

a) the most complex work where specialty design capabilities and experience are required.

b) To support critical workloads that require PE certification


  • Bachelor of Science degree in an ABET accredited Engineering program required

  • Master of Science in Engineering preferred

  • 10+ years of professional engineering experience required

  • Professional Engineer License required, MA, RI, NY preferred

  • 5+ years of utility engineering experience 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.