National Grid - UK

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Marchwood National Grid Substation (Photo thanks to Geograph user Peter Facey, Some Rights Reserved)
National Grid site on Cadwell Lane (Photo thanks to Geograph user Ben Harris, Some Rights Reserved)
National Grid Training Centre, Failsworth (Photo thanks to Geograph user Tricia Neal, Some Rights Reserved)

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National Grid - UK CEO and Director; CEO, National Grid USA Steve Holliday
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    Meter reader

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    Current Employee - Meter Reader in Hewlett, NY
    Current Employee - Meter Reader in Hewlett, NY

    I have been working at National Grid - UK full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Money, breaks, hours. 7-4 is an awesome shift beats traffic

    Cons

    The personal can be rugged at times or can be completely nice or mixed. Problem is the rugged tend to change the good to be lazy and angry. Your coworkers could potentially suck especially since you tend to share vehicles from time to time.

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    I'm satisfied but for the next round of newbies please hire some better personalities.

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National Grid - UK Interviews

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    Senior Analyst Interview

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    Was relatively easy because I did my interview so long ago. I am just trying to see what's going on with the company and this website insists I provide information that's not relative to what I'm trying to do.

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National Grid - UK Awards & Accolades

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Website www.nationalgrid.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (NGG)
Industry Construction, Repair & Maintenance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year
Competitors Con Edison, SSE, Iberdrola

It's not gridlock but a lock on the Grid that is a good thing for National Grid. It is the sole owner and operator of the electricity transmission system in England and Wales. It transmits electricity through about 4,500 miles of overhead and underground lines to distribution utilities serving more than 52 million people. National Grid also operates the UK natural gas transmission and distribution system (serving 11 million homes and businesses) through its National Grid Gas subsidiary. However, it is the company's Northeastern US gas distribution and power generation... More

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