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National Grid USA Reviews

Updated April 28, 2017
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Pros
  • Great work/life balance, salary & benefits (in 22 reviews)

  • Pros: Good benefits, opportunity to move around within company (in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • Upper management needs to be more on point and in tune (in 15 reviews)

  • Senior management needed to be more repsonsive (in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Interesting and dynamic work environment"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Manager in Waltham, MA
    Current Employee - Process Manager in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at National Grid USA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Forward thinking management, great HQ facility, promotion of Lean and Six Sigma ways of working.

    Cons

    Location of HQ could be better.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on Lean, Six-Sigma, and PEx (Performance Excellence) activities. Stay the course with one, well supported and focused tool set.


  2. "Strategy and relationship management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Diversity and opportunity to grow. The company allows for paid internship.

    Cons

    This is not across the board but in the area that I was assigned requires a structure in place for training .

    Advice to Management

    Support the internship with a well structured training.


  3. "Financial analysis"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at National Grid USA full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility on work from home.Nice people and team.Good benefit for full time employee
    Great facilities
    Gym price is very reasonable

    Cons

    Parking spot is very limited.The cafe is very expensive and ugly.please improve the food quality
    No snack in the kitchen,but it is not necessary


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    "It was a bitter sweet job at times their is lots of opportunities to make extra money(overtime)"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mechanic in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Mechanic in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at National Grid USA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits very diverse work place at times their are plenty of opportunities overtime comes more often then not pay pretty good once you put your time in

    Cons

    Never feel really appreciated for your hard work/ if your good at what you do you get overworked while ppl whom arent really good at doing their job get catered too


  6. "Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Hyde Park, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Hyde Park, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at National Grid USA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    some work life balance and some good co workers.

    Cons

    Slavish culture, need to know someone to move up and grow, lots of nepotism, no respect for culture, diversity, minority, just a big show to the world that the company is respects minority. Women and people of color are given insignificant roles while the significant roles are reserved for the elite class.

    Advice to Management

    advanced diverse and new generation into leadership roles. change the dinosaur culture.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Data Integrity"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Integrity in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Data Integrity in Syracuse, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at National Grid USA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It is a good company with good benefits if you work for management and not the Union.

    Cons

    I got hired for the wrong job when I first came there in 5/2010. I am with the Union 97C which is very bad in supporting their people.

    Advice to Management

    Work more with the unions that are involved with the company so we can get better benefits.


  8. "Senior Accountant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Hicksville, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Hicksville, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at National Grid USA (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is a growing company

    Cons

    Management has no integrity, would not recommend the company except if you are really good at politics.

    Advice to Management

    Th current controller has no knowledge of anything, for every job he needs the area expert to do work and he has no respect for his employees.


  9. "Senior Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waltham, MA

    I worked at National Grid USA (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment, good people,good overall benefits and flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    Opportunities to advance and job progression limited. Technological advancement slow...


  10. "Senior Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at National Grid USA full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Inclusive, supportive, community minded company

    Cons

    very behind the times in software and hardware


  11. "National Grid"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Analyst in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at National Grid USA full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Company, Great Benefits, Good Pay

    Cons

    Must have a college degree to advance.


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