Careers at National Grid

Find out more about working at National Grid and explore the career opportunities on offer in the UK and US.

Working at National Grid

Are you ready for a new challenge? It has never been a more exciting time to work in energy and we’re looking for people who are full of enthusiasm to help us build and run a greener, cleaner energy system for the future.

Whether you’re at school, studying at college or university, a graduate, looking for a career change or for your next move in the energy sector, look at what we have to offer.

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Careers in the UK

Find out more about working for us in the UK and search for jobs.

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Careers in the US

Discover more about working for National Grid in the US and search for vacancies.


Meet our people

Every day people working at National Grid are changing the way the energy system works, looking for ways to do things better and in a way that delivers for our customers. Here you can watch videos of a few of the people already working with us and discover more about their jobs and what they enjoy about life at National Grid.

Your apprenticeship questions answered

What’s the difference between the apprenticeship schemes? What’s the salary? What’s the selection process and what sort of people are you looking for? Will I be offered a job at the end of an apprenticeship? Alyssa Blackledge, 18, one of our Advanced Apprentices, puts these questions and more to Sally-Anne Dudley, Head of UK Learning.

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Zaryab is on our Graduate programme in the UK. Get to know him and discover why he’s passionate about how his job can make a difference.

Meet Zaryab


Miriam is a Substation Engineer. Discover how her job allows her to make a positive impact on the world.

Meet Miriam


Jack Kelly is a Senior Technical Consultant at National Grid ESO, using his coding skills to help cut emissions.

Meet Jack


Alyssa is an Advanced Apprentice with our Electricity Transmission business in the UK. Get to know her and why she loves having a hands-on, practical role.

Meet Alyssa

Inclusion and Diversity

We're passionate about providing a work environment where everyone feels welcome and confident to bring their whole self to work.

Find out more about our mission to build a business that reflects and celebrates the communities we serve.

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Driving National Grid’s digital transformation

The Digital team plays an essential role in transforming the energy sector and delivering benefits to people. We create products and drive National Grid’s business units to be more agile and digital-first.

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About National Grid

If you’re looking for a career with a business that has a clear purpose, then National Grid is a great choice. Find out more about who we are, what we do and what we stand for.


Our responsibilities

We are a responsible business and we believe in making a positive impact on the world, whether that’s the people who work for us, the communities we serve, the environment or the economy.



Discover stories from around National Grid that allow you to explore our engineering innovation, the people who work for us, the latest news and our visions for the future.