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Anticipated Gas Pipe Handler Boston MA / Waltham MA / Braintree MA / Leominster MA Apply Now

Job ID 15393 Location Braintree, Massachusetts Organization Gas Maintenance and Construction
About us

At National Grid, we value every walk of life. We work hard to create a work environment where everyone has the chance to voice their opinions. Because we know that having different perspectives makes us stronger – not weaker. It’s how we constantly and continuously push innovation and strive to create a better future for everyone.  Training is a major aspect of how we give our employees the tools to be successful in their career.  You don’t need to come in as a rated mechanic, but as long as you have the drive and desire to progress within a career in our field force, we will train you to succeed.  We have programs that encourage your ongoing education and advancement including internal and external employee development and training and tuition reimbursement arrangements for under-graduate and post-graduate studies.  Affordable health care choices that provide coverage when and where you need it with the opportunity to save for health care expenses over time.  Benefits for your future security that include a Thrift Savings Plan with competitive company contributions and matches, an employee stock purchase plan that allows you to purchase company shares at a 15% discount, and life insurance for employees and family members.

Job Purpose

Location: Central (Boston, MA, Waltham, MA, Braintree, MA, and Leominster, MA)


National Grid is seeking Pipe Handlers in Boston, Waltham, Braintree, and Leominster, Ma . We are a major electricity and gas delivery company with one of the largest electricity transmission and distribution systems in the Northeast.

Key Accountabilities

  • As a Pipe Handler you will perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:
  • Perform manual labor, including hand excavation, backfilling, handling of pipe, fittings, and materials and does other laboring work as required.
  • Operate paving breaker and rock drills and assist in operating tapping and stoppering equipment, heating and joining equipment for plastic pipe, and other equipment so assigned.
  • Successfully complete training of higher classification duties and obtain proper licenses


  • Must have a high school education or the equivalent.
  • Must have good mechanical aptitude and ability, high degree of dependability, and capable of exercising good judgment.
  • Must pass Company physical and qualifying tests.
  • Must have Massachusetts Drivers License and be in good physical condition.

More Information

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.

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to US Department of Transportation (“DOT”) safety regulations.

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