Senior Meter Assurance Engineer

National Grid
Full Time
20 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
About the role
To carry out meter assurance activities to minimise levels of Unaccounted for Gas and ensure Metering Errors are identified, investigated and reconciled appropriately. Ensuring that customer requirements and compliance obligations relating to the Energy Balance Data Process are also met.
Key Accountabilities
  • Define appropriate meter assurance activities to minimise the misallocation of gas and associated commercial risks to customers taking into account regulatory requirements and underlying levels of unaccounted for gas
  • Critically examine processes to identify interfaces with wider Energy Balancing processes and implement process improvements
  • Proactively identify and lead the continuous review and development of processes and procedures to ensure compliance with evolving commercial and regulatory obligations, including system enhancements
  • Lead for GSO on meter validation reviewing and witnessing activities to identify sources of meter error and Unaccounted for Gas and define the detailed processes that will be followed by the team
  • Specify Unaccounted for Gas and meter error investigation and analysis processes that will be used by the team to identify and quantify potential sources of Unaccounted for Gas, and provide technical expertise to resolve issues that arise
  • Lead development of Unaccounted for Gas analysis and investigation techniques
  • Initiate and provide technical support to meter reconciliation process to resolve metering errors identified through meter witnessing or Unaccounted for Gas investigation processes
  • Manage engagement with metering leads in relevant external organisations to agree processes to be followed for resolving meter issues and ensure regular liaison meetings are in place.
What you'll get
A competitive salary between £40,000 - £50,000 - dependent on capability

As well as your base salary, you will receive a bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.
About You
Essential (at appointment):
  • Educated to degree level in a STEM discipline (or equivalent experience).
  • Full UK driving licence

  • A good understanding of Gas Transportation through the NTS
  • A good understanding of the technical and/or commercial aspects of high pressure gas metering
  • An understanding of the meter reconciliation process
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences
  • A logical, creative and practical approach to problem solving and ability to structure complex problems
About us
National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We're an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we're working hard to create value for people today - and shape the future of energy tomorrow.

In the UK, we don't generate or sell energy - we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.

The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won't just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK - you'll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.

Our values and principles

At National Grid, through listening to what our customers need, every day we do the right thing and find a better way.

As a National Grid employee, you'll treat our customers as a priority, taking time to listen and work with them to help give them the best experience we possibly can. You'll need to be proactive and flexible in your approach and continually look for ways to exceed their expectations - sometimes in unexpected and helpful ways. You'll provide accessible information when our customers need it and make things simple by using your expertise to guide them. Above all, you'll follow through on your promises to deliver value, drive efficiency and give them a great customer experience.

We offer inclusion and diversity training for everyone here at National Grid, with a view to building an inclusive working environment and developing all our employees. Training opportunities range from unconscious bias and reverse mentoring to targeted training initiatives which are tailored to support our diverse and innovative work force.
Closing Date
Closing date 3rd July 2019.

The closing date for this vacancy may change, therefore, we encourage candidates to submit their applications as early as possible and not to wait until the published closing date. National Grid's recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.
Contact Details
Contract Information

Cara Finn

07966 539688

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