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Utility Worker / Meter Reader - CDL Required


Ramona, CA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Remote Options: 

**Propane is a seasonal business and weekend or over-time hours will likely be required during various times of the year. In addition, field employees are part of a rotating "on-call" schedule.


When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.


Are you looking for a rewarding position with a nationally known company and industry leader? AmeriGas Propane, the largest distributor of propane in the United States, is searching for an energetic and detail oriented person to join us as a Utility Worker / Meter Reader.


Job Summary:
The Utility Worker primarily works in the outside dock area of the AmeriGas facility.  The employee is responsible for unloading empty propane cylinders from the truck(s), carrying them inside the dock area to the refill station, and refilling the cylinders.  The filled cylinders are then moved back to the dock and reloaded onto the truck(s) for the next day’s delivery.  Other duties may include cylinder repair and maintenance, providing customer training on dispensing propane, and handling refills for walk-in customers.  


This position will also be responsible for the following:

  • Read gas meters and record readings through an iPad
  • Refurbish propane tanks for customer installations
  • Investigate and resolve gas leaks
  • Fill in for Delivery Representatives, on an as-needed basis (may operate an AmeriGas bobtail truck for propane deliveries)


Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • At least 21 years old
  • CDL with good driving record, must meet all DOT requirements to drive an AmeriGas bobtail truck
  • Hazmat and tanker endorsements are preferred
    • Note: Hazmat and tanker endorsements will be required to drive an AmeriGas bobtail truck and if not held already, must be obtained prior to operating a bobtail truck.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather and driving conditions
  • Lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and climbing in and out of the truck (may operate an AmeriGas bobtail truck for propane deliveries)

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.

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