Online Simulation Engineer


Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA

Job Type:  Full Time
Department:  Gas Transmission
Job Function:  Engineering
Job posting date:  30 Jan 2024

Online Simulation Engineer - Warwick (hybrid) - £43,250 to £54,859

Do cutting edge engineering technologies make you geek out? At National Gas, you’ll work with the industry’s most innovative. Interested? Read on.
As an Online Simulation Engineer you will make sure the Simulation Tool is kept at the absolute best it can be, to assist the National Control Centre and the teams in the Gas System Operator to deliver their prime objective of delivering gas safely and efficiently.
You will make sure the simulation system is running correctly and prepared for use by Engineers in the National Control Centre whilst identifying and assessing the daily maintenance work on the Transmission System and ensuring it is reflected correctly in the model.
You will have your sights on the future to ensure the longer term maintenance plan is able to be in the application when the time comes and collaborate in Operational and Technical discussions with the National Control teams in the control room and with the SCADA system.
You will engage with Internal and external customers to agree SCADA and Simulation configuration requirements to support NTS developments, planning and phasing of required changes to ensure overall safe control of operations.


You will lead on the provision of training and support to control room personnel in relation to Simulation systems and lead on the Business Continuity arrangements for the team, testing and reporting on preparedness.


To be successful in this role you will need to have an understanding on the NTS and future energy challenges and be a STEM graduate or be qualified by experience.
It would be advantageous if you have a good appreciation of GCS SCADA, experience of network analysis, technical understanding of Online Simone and experience interpreting engineering line diagrams.
At National Gas, we really take the time to understand what you want to achieve out of your role and career, that’s why we encourage people to speak about their personalised development plan early on. This might be developing in your existing role, you might even have your sights set on a higher level position, whatever it is we will give you the support and tools needed to succeed.

If this feels like you, take a peek at the perks below

  • A basic salary of up to £54,859, dependent on experience and capability
  • A bonus of up to 6% based on personal and company performance
  • 26 days’ holiday plus statutory holidays – option available to buy extra holiday days
  • A pension scheme where we double match your contribution (maximum Company contribution of 12%)
  • Paid expenses for any business travel and accommodation
  • A flexible benefit scheme where you can opt into a whole host of lifestyle options
  • Access to employee support, care, and assistance helplines

About us

National Gas is one organisation, formed of three businesses – National Gas Transmission, National Gas Services and National Gas Metering. 
We are proud of our role at the heart of Britain's energy system. Our skilled colleagues bring gas to around 23m homes and over 200,000 businesses, including heavy industries and power stations that keep the lights on, all whilst enabling the transition of our network to hydrogen. 
All with the values of Simplicity, Ownership and Progress, and a shared mission to lead a clean energy future for everyone.
We are a flexible working organisation. At National Gas, we are committed to building a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We celebrate the different experiences our colleagues bring to our organisation, and strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply. 


Recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ (2023) today by Great Place to Work® UK!  National Gas Metering has officially ranked 53rd among Medium sized organisations on the list, this is in addition to being ranked 33rd UK’s Best Places to Work for Well Being. We have also won gold in recent industry awards.
The closing date is 3rd March, although in some cases I’ll close the ad early.
I’ll respond to every single application.