Project Delivery Co-ordinator – Full Time

About us

We’re National Grid Electricity Distribution (NGED), the owner and operator behind the electricity distribution systems for the Midlands, the Southwest of England and South Wales. Serving communities of more than 8 million people, our expert teams deliver heat, light and power for homes and businesses.

National Grid employs over 29,000 people worldwide. We are building an inclusive workplace, a place to actively celebrate the cultures, personalities and preferences of our colleagues – who in turn help to build the success of our business and reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. Our vision is to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future and we are doing this in a fast-moving industry with an increasing focus on tackling climate change, exploring new energy sources that are renewable, low carbon, and improve efficiency to meet demand.

Job Introduction

Opportunities have arisen for Project Delivery Co-ordinators based at our Alfreton depot.  Reporting to the Team Manager, you will support the team with project managing small LV (low voltage) projects on the overhead and underground network.  Some of these projects could include delivering HV cable lay/civil activities, LV mains, asset replacement, connections or reinforcement.

You will work closely with other Field Operations teams to support the business with work volumes.

You are required to hold a qualification at Level 2 in Electrical Engineering, Project Management or a relevant subject and evidence of your qualifications will be required prior to appointment.

* Depending on experience, you may initially be appointed at a lower salary until all relevant courses and training are complete. Salary progression is available.

If you are offered a position, you will be required to successfully complete a basic DBS check that shows any unspent convictions or conditional cautions.

Main Responsibilities

  • Project manage the delivery of work and LV projects in accordance with Engineering Directives
  • Project manage the delivery of work and HV cable lay & civils in accordance with Engineering Directives
  • Obtain NRSWA notices and materials
  • Issue planned shutdown notices, make appointments with customers.
  • Issue Work Instructions to contractors
  • Schedule work
  • Determine what will be done in the short term (immediate to one month) within known constraints
  • Prepare plans, schematics, instruct wayleaves, notices, materials schedules, terms, quotations and agreements for all projects and work instructions.
  • Alter own short term programme to meet change in circumstance, within constraints.
  • Advise customers affected of the impact of own activities and projects.
  • Resolve customer complaints, wherever possible directly.
  • Assess site risks, and take action to remove or avoid those risks.
  • Review contractor method statements and risk assessments for tasks delivered by contractors
  • Complete project risk registers
  • Liaise with customers, 3rd parties & contractors

The Ideal Candidate

Ideally you will have knowledge of what a distribution network operator (DNO) does including a general appreciation of low and high voltage networks.  Additional knowledge of National Grid Electricity Distribution (NGED) assets and work is beneficial, however consideration will be given to someone with the capability to build this knowledge quickly.

We are looking for a great communicator, who is well organised and has the ability to plan and think ahead.  It is vital that you are able to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.

The successful candidate should have a good understanding of H & S legislation, ESQCR & Electricity at Work Regulations.

Experience of installing pipes or cables in the highway and dealing with local authorities is desirable.

An NRSWA qualification is desirable.

A valid driving licence is essential for this role.

About the Company

If this is your opportunity to join us, you’ll find we offer a supportive, rewarding and friendly working environment where you’ll be empowered to build a career. Along the way, you’ll be invested in, be enabled by the latest technology and find that we’re always interested in evolving our systems and processes so that we get even better, every day.

In return, you’ll enjoy a package of benefits designed to reward your hard work and incentivise your ambition. In addition to your competitive salary, we offer a competitive contributory pension scheme where the company will double match your pension contributions up to a maximum company contribution of 10%. You will also have access, subject to eligibility criteria, to join our annual Share Save plan.

You will receive a generous annual leave entitlement on joining, starting at 26 days rising to 28 days following 10 years’ service, plus 8 bank holidays. In addition, you will be able to access support via our Employee Assistance Programme, including musculoskeletal and physiotherapy services.

Additional Application Information

Recruitment correspondence is usually sent by email, so please do check your email account including spam/junk folders regularly after the closing date.

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We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should sufficient numbers of suitable applications be received. We recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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