National Grid
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About the company

  • CEO
    John Pettigrew
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  • Founded
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    £4bn to £7bn (GBP)
  • Industry
    Energy, Mining, Utilities
  • Headquarters
    Waltham, MA
  • Link
    National Grid website
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Rating overview

Rating is calculated based on 949 reviews and is evolving.



Manager in Derby, Derbyshire
on 3 September 2022
good company providing essential service
A good company providing essential services. Lots of good people willing to help but working on maintaining an infrastructure while using archaic systems and processes, inhibits innovation and productivity.
Senior Reporting Analyst in Remote
on 29 January 2023
Bureaucratic nightmare
I worked in Regulatory Reporting, Business Services. Fortunately my fellow contractors were great in getting me up to speed. They were a great group of people to work with. It's a shame the same can't be said for the Permanent Band C manager or the hero worship of the departed Band D.Don't go into NG thinking you can change anything, or expect anyone to do anything outside their own job. That might just be the section I was in....
Team Administrator in Wokingham, Berkshire
on 18 November 2022
Caring and supportive workplace
The Wokingham office is a great place to work, all of the staff are supportive and care about colleagues development. The graduates were all very happy with the graduate scheme
Line worker in Kettering, Northamptonshire
on 25 August 2022
Great place to work with great pay rewards.
Good company to work for with great pay benefits. Out of hours standby rota can prove problematic with family life but it comes with the territory. If you work hard and shows willing you can go far.
Process operator instruments in Wooler gas compressor station
on 24 July 2022
Worst place I have ever worked
Dangerous place to work management more interested in numbers than peoples safety they treat contractors like scum avoid as you will regret working for them there are more managers than staff again avoid or you will regret

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Interview is average
Process takes about a week

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