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Operational roles

Working at the frontline, in all conditions, day and night, our operational teams are vital to keeping our customer promises. 

They don’t just get the lights back on as quickly as possible. They’re working behind the scenes and around the clock to continuously maintain and upgrade the electricity network across the Midlands, South Wales and the South West. 

And it takes all kinds: there are many varied roles that require a diversity of skills. Each person plays their part in enabling safe and efficient management of the network. 

Find out where you could join us on the frontline.

  • National Grid telecoms

    Working with advanced technology and adapting as the industry evolves, our people are some of the best in the business and enjoy dynamic, progressive careers.

  • Transport

    Our Transport teams keep our fleet on the road 365 days of the year. Discover where you could join us the opportunities are many and diverse.

  • Control

    Operating a safe, effective network is our first priority. Which makes for exciting, rewarding careers in a dynamic and supportive environment.

  • Network Services

    Our people in Network services work across a number of teams to keep the lights on for our customers.

  • Estates & Wayleaves

    Our teams in Estates & Wayleaves manage our operational property portfolio, including everything from wood poles and tower equipment, to substations and sites.

  • Helicopter Unit

    Checking 92,000kms of overhead lines is a big responsibility but one our brave and expert helicopter teams rise to every day.

  • Distribution System Operator

    Our people in Distribution System Operations (DSO) are looking ahead to shape the strategy that will develop our network across all voltages.