Associate Engineer, Gas Asset Engineering


Melville, NY, US, 11747

Division:  Pressure Regulation Engineering
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  44259
Job Function:  Engineering

About us

National Grid is hiring an Associate Process Safety Engineer for our Gas Asset Engineering department in Melville, NY.


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

This position works with the Engineering Manager, Pressure Regulation Engineering to support the development, implementation, and oversight of the company’s Process Safety Management System in the Downstate New York. Role also includes participation in monitoring of program effectiveness and governance model to ensure compliance with internal requirements. Ensures that all aspects of the National Grid Process Safety Program are fully implemented in the gas business unit of the company to mitigate the risk associated with all predetermined process safety assets throughout gas operation.

Key Accountabilities

  • Work with US businesses to implement the Company’s global Process Safety Management System and be knowledgeable of other industry standards around safe and reliable asset management including OSHA 29CR1910.119 PSM’s fourteen (14) elements.
  • Ability to evaluate risk of hazardous scenarios and develop mitigating factors using National Grids systematic process safety approach.
  • Work with gas business on process safety incident review and provide guidance to them.
  • Process Safety incident and root cause trending.
  • Maintain risk assessment inventory, risk portfolio, Process Safety website and SharePoint site.
  • Periodic assessments of business risk reduction activities to ensure progress.
  • Maintain outreach with engineering areas to ensure lessons learned factored into new designs.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring continuous improvement efforts regarding process safety.
  • Work with other functional leaders in National Grid to drive consistency and sharing of best practice in process safety engineering.

Capability Requirements

  • Robust understanding of risks, tools and management systems across engineering, operational and asset life cycle perspectives.
  • Proficient change management skills as role will require working with businesses to implement new processes and refine existing ones.
  • Demonstrates the ability to network internally and externally to develop productive partnerships with the business and collaborate with them to help achieve Company objectives.
  • Strong verbal and writing skills to ensure effective communications.
  • Strong engineering, project management and analytical skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET-accredited institution, focusing in Chemical Engineering discipline is required.
  • Knowledgeable in instrumentation and controls, engineering design, equipment operation or maintenance.
  • Experience in prior process safety jobs or applications preferred, including risk identification, performance management and reporting and other process safety tools.
  • Understanding and experience with gas utility operations, as well as industry standards and regulations a plus.
  • Experience performing process safety or other types of asset related risk experience performing compliance assessments or audits on process safety applications a plus.
  • Detailed knowledge of safety policy and potential hazards of the gas distribution network as well as a firm understanding of process safety.
  • Experience involving technical analysis and implementation of solution based sound engineering principals and processes.
  • A valid driver’s license required with a safe driving history that meets National Grid’s Safe Driver policy.

More Information

Salary: $90,000 - $106,000


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.  

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty