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Lead Analyst

Job ID 40448 Location North Syracuse, New York Organization Electric Maintenance and Construction Department Electric T&D Services

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National Grid is hiring a Lead Analyst for our Electric Division in Syracuse, NY.

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.

Job Purpose

Assist in the oversight of T&D inspections and continuous improvement of National Grids electric transmission and distribution systems.

Key Accountabilities

  • Continuously improve the inspection and maintenance program ensuring national grid meets and exceeds our mandatory inspections and repair requirements
  • Ability to develop an inspection/elevated voltage testing schedule that will ensuring we meet all of our mandated inspection requirements
  • Analyze inspections and maintenance activities in a clear and understandable format to management and external regulators
  • Exercise independent judgment in managing daily operations and resolving issues while remaining accountable for all actions to next-level management
  • Monitor and challenge existing ways of working and continuously seek ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies within the Inspection and Maintenance program
  • Produce high level and detailed models and inspection schedules to support successful delivery on our mandated I&M targets
  • Assist in managing the day to day/annual inspection related issues with contractors and internal stakeholders
  • Prepare and write relevant documentation on performance metrics or department statistics and present or assist in assembling presentations to demonstrate findings
  • Ability to extract data and assemble in a clear concise manner
  • Accurately prepare monthly billing and tracking for contractor inspections
  • Accurately provide ad-hoc data requests for Inspection and Maintenance stakeholders

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, statistics, analytics, project management or similar discipline is preferred with a minimum of 8 years relevant work experience or an Associate’s degree in engineering, statistics, analytics, project management or similar discipline with a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience
  • Proficient in data analytics and analyzing distribution/transmission assets and inspections 
  • Advanced Excel, Python, VBA, SQL, or other programming skills; familiarity with Power BI or other data visualization / dashboard development packages is a plus
  • Familiarity with STORMS is preferred
  • Familiar with distribution/transmission line overhead and underground programs including Inspection and Maintenance
  • Proven analytical skills and the ability to work independently or in groups to achieve objectives
  • Ability to research, compile, coordinate, schedule, review, document, organize and verify data and conduct independent analysis to identify inconsistencies
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally to the organization
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving history
  • Preferred location is Syracuse with hybrid working options

More Information


$95,000 - $112,000

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.  

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