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Apprentice Service Technician


Richmond, VA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.
Remote Options: 

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 to begin an exciting career 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 mechanically inclined person to join us as an Apprentice Service Technician.


Under the guidance of a seasoned service technician trainer, we will train you over the course of our nine-month program to assume the service technician role.


At AmeriGas, we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, in addition to excellent starting pay:


•    Exceptional medical, dental and prescription benefits
•    401(K) with company match
•    Generous bonus potential
•    Paid time off (including holidays)
•    Uniforms
•    Paid Training
•    Annual performance reviews and salary increases
•    Career Advancement
•    Tuition reimbursement


Job Summary:
The Apprentice Service Technician trains under the supervision of a Service Trainer, learning to install, maintain, and service all customer and company propane equipment in a safe manner while providing excellent customer service. The Apprentice Service Technician will learn to drive a service truck with a crane and boom attached, in order to deliver, install, and remove tanks of various sizes at customer locations. The Apprentice Service Tech will be trained to complete field repairs of tank valves and seals and to find and repair leaks at customer sites. 


Education and Experience Required:
•    Mechanical aptitude, experience or training required
•    One to two years’ work experience preferred
•    Commercial Driver’s License is required, either upon hire or within the first nine months of employment

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.