Senior Operations Manager


Canonsburg, PA, US

Company:  UGI Energy Services, LLC
Remote Options: 

UGI Energy Services supplies and markets natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to 42,000 customer locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US.

We are a supplier, marketer, and midstream services provider – one backed by 135 years of natural gas experience, plus our own expanding energy infrastructure. Along with buying and selling energy commodities at the wholesale level, UGIES owns and operates key electric generation and midstream natural gas assets throughout Pennsylvania.

With headquarters and supply sources near the heart of the Marcellus Shale, UGIES is well positioned to meet the changing energy demands of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers for years to come.


We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • Paid Vacation time starts with 3 weeks off
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Sick time
  • Short term & Long term disability
  • Medical plan options from Blue Cross
  • Vision coverage from Vision Service Provider
  • Dental coverage from United Concordia
  • Extended Maternity Leave - 8 weeks pay at 100% with the option of 2 more weeks paid at 100% or 4 weeks paid at 50%
  • Paternity Leave - 2 weeks pay at 100% or 4 weeks pay at 50%
  • Company provided 401K match of 100% of the employee's 6% contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement of 80% of tuition costs capped at $6,300 per year

Job Summary

The Senior Operations Manager is responsible for all aspects of operating the natural gas gathering lines, compression facilities, cryogenic plant, and natural gas liquids line for the UGI Appalachia region (Western PA, OH, WV).  This includes budgets, human resources, training, compliance, maintenance, accounting, safety, fleet, M&R, SCADA, and electrical work.    

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, build a strong supervisory team, and promote individual growth, cooperation, and development among the operating group’s employees.   
  • Ensure all work the group performs is done safely and professionally, with the goal of zero accidents and injuries each year.
  • Ensure compliance with PHMSA 192 and 195 code requirements, including Operator Qualifications.
  • Develop and maintain the operating and capital budgets for the group to maximize revenue growth.
  • Work closely with other departments to maximize efficiency (commercial, land, environmental, business development, engineering, project management, finance, accounting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge and understanding of PHMSA 192 and 195 requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively across departments with a general understanding of each function and the ability to effectively publicly speak. 
  • Understanding of pressures, pneumatics, compression, electrical, mechanical, fluid, cathodic protection, and SCADA control systems.
  • Strong financial understanding of budgeting, accounting, and finance.
  • Ability to respond to emergency and high-stress situations at any time of day.
  • Knowledge of matters relating to land, environmental, engineering, business development, commercial and project management.
  • Understanding of SAP and other work management systems.

Education and Experience

  • BS preferred in a related field; MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience working with natural gas. 

UGI Energy Services, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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