Operations Engineer

  • National Gas
  • Warwick, UK
  • Oct 30, 2023
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Operations Engineer

Location:  Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA
Job Type:  Full Time
Department:  Gas Transmission
Job Function:  Engineering
Job posting date:  27 Oct 2023

There’s the people who see the big picture, and then there’s you: The person who sees the whole picture. At National Gas, your perspective moves us forward.

As an Operations Engineer, you will be on the front line of gas transmission on our network. You’ll be responsible for network alarm monitoring and interrogation, as well as authorising site works to facilitate the delivery of maintenance and contributing the effective delivery of complex operations. 


You will contribute to the development of within day and day ahead physical strategies. You’ll be liaising with site engineers, our customers, stakeholders, and colleagues around the network on a daily basis.


This position is a safety critical role for which you’ll be required to achieve safety and technical competence before being assigned responsibilities. To ensure competence of our Operations Engineers, we provide 1:1 training, giving the confidence and support needed to carry out this pivotal safety critical role.


Please note this role is based in our Warwick office with no scope for remote working and the role is subject to a full shift rota (including night shifts, bank holidays and weekends) published well in advance to enable work life balance. Therefore, the role attracts a 26% shift allowance on top of the base salary.


The ideal candidate will have a recognised engineering or technical qualification (degree level) or equivalent, in an appropriate engineering/numerate discipline preferred. They will have an Engineering Council accreditation (EngTech or IEng) or be working towards. 


As a Operations Engineer, you will have great communication skills and is experienced in building sustainable relationships with customers and / or stakeholders, an ability to use logic to solve problems and keen to learn with the ability to work well under pressure and remain calm.


At National Gas, we really take the time to understand what you want to achieve out of your role and career, that’s why we encourage people to speak about their personalised development plan early on. This might be developing in your existing role, you might even have your sights set on a higher level position, whatever it is we will give you the support and tools needed to succeed.


To be considered for this role, in the last 5 years you cannot have been out of the UK for cumulatively 6 months or greater than.

If this feels like you, take a peek at the perks below

  • A basic salary of up to £54,859, dependent on experience and capability
  • A bonus of up to 6% based on personal and company performance
  • 26 days’ holiday plus statutory holidays – option available to buy extra holiday days
  • A pension scheme where we double match your contribution (maximum Company contribution of 12%)
  • Paid expenses for any business travel and accommodation
  • A flexible benefit scheme where you can opt into a whole host of lifestyle options
  • Access to employee support, care, and assistance helplines

About us

National Gas is one organisation, formed of three businesses – National Gas Transmission, National Gas Services and National Gas Metering. 
We are proud of our role at the heart of Britain's energy system. Our skilled colleagues bring gas to around 23m homes and over 200,000 businesses, including heavy industries and power stations that keep the lights on, all whilst enabling the transition of our network to hydrogen. 
All with the values of Simplicity, Ownership and Progress, and a shared mission to lead a clean energy future for everyone.
We are a flexible working organisation. At National Gas, we are committed to building a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We celebrate the different experiences our colleagues bring to our organisation, and strongly encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply. 
The closing date is 19th November, although in some cases I’ll close the ad early.
I’ll respond to every single application.