About the role
National Grid Ventures is the competitive division of National Grid plc, one of the largest investor-owned energy companies in the world. It operates outside of National Grid’s core regulated businesses in the UK and US where it develops, operates and invests in energy projects, technologies and partnerships to accelerate the development of our clean energy future.
National Grid Ventures’ diverse portfolio of flexible, low carbon and renewable energy businesses across the UK, Europe and US includes sub-sea electrical interconnectors, multipurpose interconnectors (MPI), liquefied natural gas, battery storage, wind and solar power.
National Grid Ventures (NGV) is the business area which focuses on Interconnectors, in addition to many other energy ventures. Interconnectors play a key part of the UK’s energy industry, connecting us to our neighbouring countries and providing sustainable, flexible energy transmission. As such, their full and safe operation is vital to the UK and for the business. This role is at the heart of the Net Zero Carbon target. The Development Engineer plays a fundamental technical role in ensuring that our assets are appropriately invested in to maintain the highest level of operational and safety performance.
What you'll need
To be considered for this role you'll need to have/be on track to achieve a 2.2 degree in either Engineering, Business, Finance, or a Numerical subject
You will only be able to apply for one role per programme (i.e. one graduate role) for this campaign. Please ensure you apply to your most preferred role. Those who apply for more than one, will be withdrawn and asked to confirm their preference.
What you'll get
You will receive a starting salary of £29,254 (or 30,318 f you hold a Masters) and a £2000 joining bonus. You will also have access to a number of additional benefits such as 25 days’ holiday, a generous completion payment, an accommodation allowance as you move around the business, a competitive pension scheme and a number of flexible benefits to name just a few.
This opportunity is in Solihull
The closing date will be 7th November 2021 but for popular roles we may close applications earlier than advertised. We advise all candidates to apply as early as possible to ensure you obtain the place you want in the application process.
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At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.
Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.