Welcome to National Grid Transco
National Grid Transco
Company profile

National Grid Transco is one of the world's largest utilities with core skills lying primarily in the management of large and complex energy delivery networks. We own, operate and develop the high-voltage electricity transmission network in England and Wales and Great Britain's natural gas transportation system. In the US, we own, operate and develop electricity transmission and distribution assets serving 3.2 million customers in New England and upstate New York, along with a gas distribution network serving approximately 500,000 customers in upstate New York. We also have interests in communications infrastructure services.

We’re behind you all the way

We aim to be world class in everything we do. And as a graduate on our development programme, you’re in the perfect position to benefit. That’s why we encourage you to explore new areas to continually build up valuable experience. Our development programme provides a framework that enables you to learn a broad range of skills, to prepare you for a successful career within the business.

The career options here are as expansive as our business, with graduate opportunities ranging from engineering through to commercial and IT. But whichever route you opt for, professional qualifications are never far away. All our graduates are encouraged to work towards chartered status with the relevant professional institution, and you’ll be financially supported on the way.

The programme itself lasts 18 months, with three distinct six-month placements providing you with a solid grounding in our overall business. It’s supplemented by an induction programme and a series of modules designed to develop crucial technical, commercial and interpersonal skills. And all the while, you’ll enjoy the support of a mentor and a dedicated HR Learning and Development team, who are working alongside your placement manager to provide you with regular feedback.

How to put yourself out in front

Your academic achievement of a 2.1 and above and your flexible attitude to learning will serve you well here. We’ll give you opportunities to realise your full potential, but it’s up to you to take them. So you need to be the kind of person who thrives in a diverse environment and is always ready for the next challenge. You should already have well-developed problem solving and analytical skills, but most important is your ability to apply them in a variety of business contexts, whether you’re on your own or working within a team.

Looking ahead – the career opportunities, competitive salary (c. £20k – £23k) and FTSE 20 benefits are a start to building your remarkable future.

Take the first step

How to Apply

To apply please visit the National Grid Transco website and apply online at: