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Senior Engineer, Process Safety Engineering

Waltham, Massachusetts



At National Grid, we are committed to building a qualified and successful engineering workforce. We recruit, retain, and develop our engineers to be leaders in the industry.

Our engineering and asset management expertise is vital to delivering safe and reliable energy to the customers and communities we serve. Our engineers work on projects to support the development and implementation of sustainable, innovative, and affordable energy solutions into the future.

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Job Description

Senior Engineer, Process Safety Engineering

Organization Engineering Department Gas Complex Capital Delivery

The Opportunity

Superpowered.  Meaningful work.  Human impact.  A story we’re proud to tell.  This is what matters to us at National Grid.  In a world of complexity and unanswered questions, there is one thing we’re certain about: the power of our people.
Join us in our goal to deliver 100% fossil-free heat to our customers by 2050!

National Grid is hiring a Senior Process Safety Engineer for our Gas Complex Capital Delivery department in Waltham, MA.

Our Team

Our team works on Gas Complex Capital Projects supporting the growing Process Safety initiatives within Gas Asset Management and Engineering. 

What You'll Do

  • Coordinate Gas Asset Management and Engineering process safety reviews such as HAZOPs, LOPAs, and QRAs for specific engineering projects
  • Maintain the Gas Asset Management and Engineering Process Safety Competency matrix 
  • Manage the MOC (Management of Change) process and action item database for the NE Gas Business 
  • Implement SIS/SIL register for NE gas equipment for heaters, boilers, and other control equipment at pressure regulating and CNG stations
  • Assist in conducting bi-weekly Gas Asset Management and Engineering Process Safety meetings
  • Manage and implement Process Safety KPIs

About You

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering school required  
  • 3+ years of process safety or process engineering experience required
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and controls with expertise in Process Safety ie; HAZOP, PHA, LOPA, QRA preferred
  • Knowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and legislation preferred
  • Valid driver's license required 

Your Rewards

Rewarding work and a collaborative, team-oriented culture are just the beginning.  Working at National Grid affords eligible non-union employees a vast array of benefits, including medical, dental, life, 401K, paid holidays and vacation, just to start.  Review our digital benefit guide at for full details and descriptions.  


$100,000 - $130,000 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.  


Success Profile

So, what is it that makes an engineer successful here at National Grid? Take a look at the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Problem solver
  • Analytical
  • Inventive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Multi-tasker
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Our culture

  • A culture of inclusivity where the best ideas can come from anywhere.
  • A belief that we do our best work when we all work together.
  • An understanding that to engineer the future, you have to think out of the box.


  • Healthcare

  • 401(k)

  • Continuing education

  • Paid time off

  • Employee assistance (EAP)

  • Health & wellness

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