Lead Engineer, Gas Planning and Design Engineering


Waltham, MA, US, 02451

Division:  Gas Engineering Design NE
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Requisition Number:  39854
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Job Function:  Engineering

The Opportunity

Superpowered.  Meaningful work.  Human impact.  A story we’re proud to tell.  This is what matters to us at National Grid.  In a world of complexity and unanswered questions, there is one thing we’re certain about: the power of our people.  Join us in our goal to deliver 100% fossil-free heat to our customers by 2050!
National Grid is hiring a Lead Engineer for our engaged and collaborative NE Gas Engineering Design team in Waltham, MA.

Our Team

The NE Gas Engineering Design team is responsible for the design of standard and complex natural gas projects. We support the design of main and service replacements, public works, reliability and growth projects. 

What You'll Do

  • You'll lead an engineering design project team to develop and manage all engineering aspects of projects  
  • Acting as a technical SME, you'll develop unique engineering designs for natural gas engineering projects  
  • You'll manage external engineering design firms to ensure all work is performed in accordance with company standards, within budget and on schedule 
  • You'll prioritize work and manage multiple projects within budget and time constraints, working collaboratively with outside consulting firms and internal stakeholders 
  • You'll assess project scopes and identify required variances prior to design to ensure a complete, high quality and safe project outcome  
  • You'll also implement change control procedures to track design changes instituted by engineering or field operations and identify any associated risks that may result

About You

  • You'll have earned an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • You'll have worked for at least 10 years in a civil or mechanical engineering role 
  • Preferably, you'll have earned your PE license
  • A valid driver’s license is also required 


Your Rewards

Rewarding work and a collaborative, team-oriented culture are just the beginning.   Working at National Grid affords eligible non-union employees a vast array of benefits, including medical, dental, life, 401K, paid holidays and vacation, a competitive base salary and performance incentives. Review our digital benefit guide at ngbenefitslivebrighter.com for full details and descriptions.





$115,000 - $135,000 a year

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. 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: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston