Lead Engineer - Military veterans preferred

National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Defense Contracting


  full-time   employee

New York
United States

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

position in Pressure Regulation that will support the growing Process Safety inititatives within Gas Network Strategy. This position requires a person with a strong background in instrumentation, contols, and Process Safety.  A minimum of three (3) years relevant engineering experience is required.  Location: Melville, NY

Key Accountabilities

  • Coordination of Gas Engineering and Gas Asset Management process safety reviews
  • Maintenance of the GSE/GAM Competency matrix
  • Development and implementation of a GSE/GAM MOC (Management of Change) process
  • Implementation of SIS/SIL register for gas equipment US wide for heaters, boilers, and other control equipment at Pressure Regulating and CNG stations
  • Assist in conducting Bi-weekly Engineering meetings
  • Coordination of Process Safety engineering reviews such as HAZOPs, LOPA’s, QRA’s for specific engineering projects
  • Review of PHA, LOPA, QRA, HAZID, HAZOP studies and follow up with individual engineers to ensure that action items are implementation 
  • Management of Process Safety Action Item data base
  • Management of Process Safety Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and implementation
  • Conducting Process Safety reviews during periodic field visits
  • Annual review and inspection of each facility and coordination of the field work associated with calibration and end to end checking of Safety Instrumented Systems as well as Base Process Controllers (BPC’s).
  • Decision and support role for resolution of process safety concerns and assurance that critical gas assets meet and exceed the corporate standards for individual and societal risk.
  • Assisting in making policy and setting standards for the design of  equipment to meet ISA 84 and IEC 61511 standards
  • Coordination with L&D to implement business specific training on Risk Control Standards
  • Administration of the US System Automation program; selection of projects based on risk reduction using the System Automation risk ranking tools and databases.



  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Technology from an ABET accredited engineering school.  Professional experience will determine appropriate engineering position.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant engineering experience
  • Knowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and legislation.
  • Knowledge of current trends within the industry and developments in legislation or regulation.
  • Knowledge of National Grid's business operations, company policies and practices.
  • Preferred knowledge of instrumentation and controls with expertise in Process Safety ie; HAZOP, PHA, LOPA, QRA.
  • Preferred knowledge of relevant industry experience in process control and instrumentation
  • Preferred knowledge of IEC 61511, ISA 84,ISA 85, ISA 86, ISA 87 
  • Must have a valid driver's license with safe driving history.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Work in a Project Management team environment.
  • Adapts approach and considers what is important to the audience and tailors message accordingly.
  • Actively builds and maintains a network of relationships, outside normal business contacts.
  • Takes personal responsibility for correcting problems promptly and undefensively and communicates engineering customer expectations to monitor delivery of engineering projects and satisfaction.
  • Proactively makes changes to improve performance, efficiency and effectiveness of processes, for example challenge existing engineering procedures and highlight areas for improvement.
  • Possesses positive expectations for team members and expresses regard for them.
  • Is receptive to change and is willing to change ideas or opinions based on new information or contrary evidence.sia

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.