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National Grid Associate Engineer, Gas Asset Engineering in Melville, 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.

About us

“A mix of pure engineering and field engineering with the opportunity to progress in engineering management career.”

--M.I., Hiring Manager

National Grid is hiring an Associate Engineer, Gas Asset Engineering for our Gas Transmission Engineering department in Melville, NY.

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 Associate Engineer will perform engineering evaluation of the Gas Transmission System assets and components including integrity assessments, risk management, data collection and analysis, performance tracking, asset replacement reviews, records management, and fitness for service reviews. This role will assist in implementation of a comprehensive Transmission Integrity Management Program consistent with existing and proposed regulations for over 1200 miles of intrastate natural gas transmission pipelines.

Key Accountabilities

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Conduct engineering review and analysis of integrity related system issues such as failure analysis, fit for service analysis, process safety assessments, metallurgical anomalies in pipeline systems and As-built documents verification

  • Perform and Support field assessment of gas transmission pipelines by External Corrosion Direct Assessment (ECDA), Internal Corrosion Direct Assessment (ICDA) & Inline Inspection (ILI)

  • Assist to provide technical support for cathodic protection, defect assessment and repairs of gas transmission pipelines and update procedures where necessary

  • Assist to analyze metallurgical anomalies in pipeline systems and provide engineering support for NDE, In-Situ Field Testing and maintain register of existing pipelines and corresponding linear attributes

  • Assist with risk modeling and KPI reporting

  • Perform Project development, management, cost estimating and tracking, project close out associated with IMP Program, and coordinate class location studies and HCA and MCA determinations


  • ABET accredited Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline is required. Position aligns closest to Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Chemical or Material Science Engineering discipline

  • 1+ years of engineering experience including internships and co-ops required

  • 1+ years of gas-related experience preferred

  • Able to travel overnight outside of normal work area and work overtime including nights/weekends/holidays for emergencies or other special projects

  • Valid driver’s license required

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.

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.