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National Grid Helper Gas Construction in Brightwaters, New York

As part of National Grid’s continued commitment to safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or medical reason can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Purpose

As a Helper in the Gas Operations and Construction Department for Long Island, you will experience the personal challenge of working for a world class organization and leader in the Utilities and Energy Industry.

Location: Brightwaters

Department: In House Construction BK Queens & LI

Pay rate: $17.08

Key Accountabilities

  • Perform traffic control, flagging functions.

  • Perform manual-laboring work such as digging, backfilling, breaking and removing; pavement, (asphalt /concrete).

  • Helper may work with heavy pneumatic tools; Provide physical assistance for setting up and operating underground tools; work with higher-classified personnel by performing laboring functions in connection with the higher classification. This includes strenuous work through out the day (including but not limited to) squatting, walking, lifting tools and materials greater than 80lbs.

  • Perform similar or less-skilled work as assigned


  • Three years similar or related work. Plumbing experience preferred.

  • Should be mechanically inclined and capable of performing strenuous work.

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • NOTE: Must successfully complete the following: - Pre-assessment testing, regulatory safety training, traffic control/flagger training, Gas Fundamentals training, Abnormal Operating Condition Operator qualification training, Soft-Tissue Injury Prevention training, and Helper-specific training programs.

  • Candidates must possess a valid State Drivers License

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company’s testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

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.