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Mechanic C

National Grid

National Grid

Buffalo, NY, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

About the Position:

We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanic C in our Buffalo area with the ability to travel extensively to job sites within the National Grid territory, at a minimum hourly rate of $46.44. We offer excellent benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, 401(k), vacation, tuition assistance and more.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Operate a dump truck and trailer combo for load/unload/hauling heavy equipment or materials.
  • Must be qualified to operate, with great proficiency, the most complicated types of civil construction equipment.
  • Ability to work within close proximity to high voltage electrical lines. This will involve busting out concrete encased duct banks containing energized lines with the use of a jackhammer and PPE.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces/manholes.
  • Installation/removal of manhole roof, installation of new manholes and conduit banks, maintenance of any/all underground electrical infrastructure, delivering material and equipment.
  • Respond to emergency calls during off hours which may require overnight stays and perform duties in adverse conditions.
  • Ability to operate equipment in various environmental conditions in a transmission right of way.
  • Perform manual labor or other duties in a civil construction environment as directed by supervision and operate in a team environment.

Job Qualifications:

  • Need to possess an unrestricted Class B Driver's License with an air brake endorsement and a Medical Examiners Certificate required. If selected, individual must successfully obtain a valid Class A Drivers License within six (6) months.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience driving and operating civil construction equipment similar to equipment used by National Grid.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the civil construction industry installing underground facilities similar to the ones used by National Grid. Must have extensive knowledge for working in safe excavations/shoring.
  • Ability and willingness to respond to and clean up environmental spills.
  • Ability to drive all types of vehicles and equipment in adverse conditions, in a safe manner.
  • Ability and willingness to work different schedules, on holidays and weekends and overtime as required.
  • Must successfully participate in an outside demonstration of job skills.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid drivers license.
  • Must pass pre-employment validated company test(s).


  • $46.44/Hr

Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ("DOT") covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Company’s testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.

Many of the terms and conditions of employment for this position are defined by a collective bargaining agreement that the Company has with a local union. Newly hired employees are bound by the terms of the collective bargaining agreement as well as other agreements between the Company and the local union.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.