Careers at National Grid

National Grid has a crucial role to play for future generations, by making possible the energy systems of tomorrow. That’s why they look for talent and innovation, and expect high performance from enthusiastic people. People like you.

Energy is forever present – and National Grid keeps people connected.

From maintaining their network, to shaping the future of energy delivery, they’re not just doing a job: they are working to power a nation – and beyond. And they want to know – can you feel the potential of a career with National Grid?

National Grid application steps

  • Online Application
  • Psychometric Tests
  • Interview
  • Assessment Centre

National Grid test guides

This psychometric test comprises of a series of questions relating to graphs, percentages and tables whereby you will be asked to analyse data and chose from a set of multiple choice answers. This type of tests is used to measure your numerical ability as well as graph and data interpretation. There is usually between 20 and 25 questions to answer in timed conditions and so it is highly advisable to practice as much as possible.

This test comprises of a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and then answer questions on. Your options will be True, False or Cannot Tell. This test will be assessing your analytical, comprehension, language understanding and grammar skills, amongst others. These are also timed so practicing within a time limit is a good idea. It is important to find a balance between reading the passage and answering the questions.

This test presents you with a series of challenging scenarios that one might encounter in the workplace and then a number of possible responses to the scenario. You then chose which one you feel is the best way to describe how you would react. As with the rest of the tests you will be timed and so it is important that you read the information properly. It is important to know the company values to ensure your answers are best matched with theirs.

You will be given a group task, usually involving a meeting or business scenario that you will be expected to provide solutions for within the team. Either way you will be expected to analyse information presented to you. You’ll be assessed on how you perform within the group, whether you show strong leadership skills or better support skills. You must be careful to strike a balance between dominating the group and being too passive.

You will be expected to give a short presentation on a subject provided. You will be given time to prepare and will be allowed to take prompts in with you. This will normally relate to a case study that you will be expected to read, analyse and make a presentation based on your findings. This will be assessing your public speaking and presenting skills as well as how you perform under pressure during questions following your presentation.

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    60 Tests|1,200 Questions

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    Verbal Reasoning

    60 Tests|900 Questions

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    Diagrammatic Reasoning

    30 Tests|300 Questions

    $29
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    Situational Reasoning

    30 Tests|240 Questions

    $29
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    Assessment Center Guide

    111 pages

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    E-tray Test

    1 Scenario|60 Minutes

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