Control and Instrumentation Engineer

National Grid
A competitive salary between £40,100 - £50,750 – dependent on capability
13 May 2019
12 Jun 2019
Oil & Gas, Power

What You'll Get

A competitive salary between £40,100 - £50,750 – 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.


The work location for this role is predominantly centred in the Midlands area at our National Grid offices. However, home working and visits to suppliers, contractors and project sites across the UK make a varied mix of work locations.

About the Role

National Grid is embarking on an exciting replacement programme of their Control & Instrumentation systems on their gas transmission assets across the UK. Working with system integrators, suppliers, key stakeholders and project delivery teams you will be providing expert advice on; control, instrumentation, functional safety and cyber security systems throughout the whole design and build lifecycle of the projects. In providing specialist technical support across a range of projects, you will play a critical role to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation, codes, standards and National Grid’s own policies, procedures and specifications.

You will also be supporting the technical input for commercial activities (including contracts, project scopes, tender events and evaluations) and participating in internal and external working groups to develop, review and implement National Grid policies, procedures and specifications and industry standards to drive continuous improvement. You will play a key role in identifying best practice and lessons learned and ensuring that these are embedded into future gas transmission projects.

About You

With a minimum HNC or equivalent in an engineering discipline, and a formal development plan to achieve Incorporated and Chartered Engineer status, you will have a knowledge of design assurance and SHEQ related policies and procedures. In addition, you will have knowledge and experience of Planning, Design, Construction and Maintenance of Gas Transmission type assets, as well as knowledge of ISO9001 and the application of Quality Management Systems.

With experience in applying relevant policies, procedures and specifications and the resolution of technical issues, you will have experience of influencing and negotiating, along with excellent communication and team leadership skills. Additional qualifications in areas such as Auditing, IOSH, NEBOSH, Design Management and CDM, are desirable.

Who we are

At National Grid, we don’t just ask our people to deliver to the highest standards. We also support them to be the best they can be. We welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds. National Grid’s ambition is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. We are committed to building a workforce which represents the communities we serve and a working environment in which each individual feels respected, fairly treated, valued and able to reach their full potential.

More Information

The closing date for this vacancy is 12th June 2019.However, 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.

National Grid is a registered sponsor under Tier 2 of the Points Based System (PBS). We are only able to consider offering sponsorship of applications that meet the Home Office's requirements under Tier 2 (General) of the PBS. At an appropriate stage, and after an assessment based on skills and experience, we will consider an applicant's immigration status together with any working restrictions which may apply where relevant in the context of the role for which they have applied.