National Grid Reviews

Updated Sep 16, 2020

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3.5
70%
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66%
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National Grid CEO John Pettigrew
John Pettigrew
109 Ratings
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  • "Very very cliquey can not move up unless your close with upper management qualifications do not mean anything(in 27 reviews)

  • "Senior management needs to look long term as in 5-7 yrs(in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at National Grid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fellow coworkers were friendly and always willing to give a helping hand.

    Cons

    Some supervisors were not able to run their departments well, were completely oblivious to the job

  2. "IT Transformation!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - National Grid in Waltham, MA

    I have been working at National Grid full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people and culture at National Grid!

    Cons

    Large organization, still in-process of cleaning legacy IT processes.


  3. "great job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Compliance Analyst 

    I have been working at National Grid full-time

    Pros

    work life balance is a plus with a lot of flexibility

    Cons

    no clear path in ability to move up

  4. "Solid Company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Grid full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Above average pay, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Hard to get things done

  5. "Structured company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Waltham, MA

    I have been working at National Grid full-time

    Pros

    Excellent wages & benefits, room for internal growth, stock option, extra employee perks

    Cons

    micro-managing style, blatant nepotism, poor technology

  6. "Nice"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at National Grid full-time

    Pros

    - great place, great people, lots of room to move around

    Cons

    - nothing to add here it was really a good experience

  7. "Not a good place to work"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quality Assurance Analyst in Brooklyn, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Grid full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Utility industry and job stability

    Cons

    Little room for minorities to advance

  8. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Coordinator in Buffalo, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at National Grid full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Benefit and salary package is excellent

    Cons

    Be prepared to work, expectations are high.

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  9. "Good Company with some very basic issues"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at National Grid part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of community focus and lots to learn

    Cons

    The constant change in business structure.

  10. "Summer Intern"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Intern in Providence, RI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Grid full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible workdays, decent communication, no overtime.

    Cons

    Unchallenging work, some slow days.

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