Graduate Investment Engineer, Electricity Transmission

National Grid
£27,500 Bachelors / £28,500 Masters
11 Jan 2019
14 Jan 2019
Skilled Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary:£27,500 Bachelors / £28,500 Masters

End of Placement Location:Warwick

Closing Date:13th January 2019

About You
  • You must have, or be predicted to gain, a 2:2 degree classification or above in the following subject: STEM degree.
  • To apply for this role, you must hold a valid full UK car driving licence, or be willing to learn to drive and agree to secure a valid full UK car driving licence at least 3 months before the programme start date.
  • This programme consists of rotational placements and therefore you must be willing to relocate as and when the programme requires.

About the Role

Have you ever seen yourself to be an innovator, or an investigator, with a desire to work with new technologies?

As an Investment Engineer, you'll be supported by an authorised Senior Engineer in leading a cross-functional team of stakeholders to produce Project Execution Plans, while getting to see projects come to life in 3D, using modern digital engineering design tools.

The Customer Connections Team are responsible for developing high quality, buildable solutions to enableNational Grid to outperform, giving you the opportunity to work on some exciting, high profile projects. You'll be managing a Front End Engineering Design contract that will provide the design support you need to professionally scope out your projects, meaning you will need to fully understand the scope, cost, programme, and risk of construction projects, in order to obtain financial sanction and establish a delivery contract.

Key Tasks and Areas of Work
  • Responsible, with structured support, for the development of a portfolio of projects across a broad range of engineering disciplines and project types, including: overhead lines; cables; substations; security infrastructure; and flood defences.
  • Supported by some of the most experienced engineers in the industry develop your technical understanding of National Grid's assets.
  • Engage with external stakeholders to support Development Consent Orders for major infrastructure developments, such as the construction of new overhead lines.
  • Visits to a variety of National Grid sites to understand how construction projects are carried out, and to evaluate potential hazards and risks which the Delivery Team may encounter during construction.


In Electricity Transmission, we are committed to the personal development of our employees.

Joining us, you'll be supported as you develop a wide range of leadership, business, and technical skills through structured training and on the job experience.

You'll work closely with your line manager to establish and navigate through a Personal Development Plan that is tailored to your needs.

This role also provides an excellent opportunity to gain the necessary experience and skills to obtain accreditation with professional engineering bodies such as the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET), and The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

Disabilities and Reasonable Adjustments

If you consider yourself to have a disability, long term health condition and/or require any reasonable adjustments to complete any part of our application process, please make us aware as soon as possible so we can make the relevant adjustments.

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Telephone:01926 654630

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