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National Grid Lead PM Gas CPD in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

National Grid is hiring a Lead Project Manager for our Gas Complex Project Management department in Waltham, MA. This is a hybrid role, with approximately 1-2 days in the office or at the job site weekly.

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.

One of National Grid’s core values is diversity and inclusion. We strive to represent the communities that we serve by hiring a diverse workforce. We are committed to building a team with a variety of backgrounds, skills and views. The more inclusive we are, the better we service our customers.

The Team You'll Join

Our team collaborates with internal and external stakeholders to successfully execute large complex gas projects while maintaining schedule and budget and mitigating risks.

Key Accountabilities

Responsible and accountable for managing a large portfolio ($3MM - $15MM USD) of multiple gas complex capital projects in the New England territory from inception through construction and closeout, which will allow for the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to existing and future customers.

Daily responsibilities include but aren't limited to:

· Perform Project Management functions to ensure the successful completion of capital construction projects. Such projects include transmission and distribution gas main, regulator/take stations, and bridge/railroad/water crossings

· Drive efficiencies across projects for on-schedule, on budget delivery in alignment with company values, safety objectives and quality standards.

· Coordinate and provide direction for the accounting, cost, forecast and construction functions as they relate to the completion of the project

· Communicate with internal and external stakeholders to provide project updates and drive the project(s) to completion

· Possess working knowledge of all project plans, specifications, contract, contractors, purchase orders, project correspondences, permits and all project related documents.

· Negotiate and execute change orders (proposals) to design team, contractors and others


· Bachelor’s degree is required

· 5+ years of experience in construction management, project management, or engineering including demonstrated experience with the successful delivery of complex projects preferred

· 5+ years of experience leading cross functional teams whereby team members can openly discuss relevant issues with a strong emphasis on continuous improvement preferred

· Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at a time

· Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence strategic decision making.

· Experience presenting to upper management

· Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Sharepoint, MS Teams

· Experience with PowerBI or similar tools to create visual dashboards preferred

· Valid driver’s license required

More Information


$139k- $163k a year

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.