National Grid is hiring a Lead Engineer for our Telecom Engineering group in Northboro, MA.
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.
Primarily responsible for engineering, design, implementation, integration, and troubleshooting support for telecommunications and data network systems involving electric transmission, distribution, sub-transmission, metering and other grid modernization technologies. The Telecom Engineering – NE Department is focused on providing telecom solutions that would meet the needs of our capital projects and our Grid Modernization Plan. Our team culture is self-directed and empowered. Team members work on a wide range of projects; taking innovative concepts/ visions and making them a reality. We are hiring engineers for projects in our NE jurisdiction.
Participate in specification, design, and implementation of innovative communications and networking technologies for the electric transmission and distribution systems
Evaluate emerging technologies; participate in equipment specification and selection; perform end-to-end solution design including validation and testing of advanced communications systems
Work with engineering groups – Substation, Protection, Control & Integration, Distribution Control & Instrumentation, Meter, and Distribution Standards to provide communications solutions for projects assigned to those groups
Develop long-term strategies for field area networking supporting controls, monitors, meters and other fixed and mobile devices
$124,000 – $150,000 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.