Operations Shift Supervisor


Hunlock Creek, PA, US

Company:  UGI Development Company
Remote Options: 

UGI Energy Services LLC markets natural gas, electricity, and liquid fuels to commercial, institutional, and industrial customers at approximately 43,000 locations in eleven eastern states and Washington, D.C. UGI Energy Services owns and operates natural gas midstream assets such as liquefied natural gas storage and vaporization, underground storage fields, gathering, intra and interstate pipeline systems, compressor stations and renewable natural gas digesters.  These assets support the retail business as well as our electric generation assets, and peaking plants. To learn more about UGI Energy Services, visit: http://www.ugies.com


We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • Paid Vacation time starts with 3 weeks off
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Sick time
  • Disability Plans
  • Medical plan, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • Paid parental and volunteer time
  • Wellness program
  • Company Stock Purchase Program
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement  

Job Summary

The Operations Shift Supervisor is an assistant to the Operations Manager.  This person will coordinate the operations crews, responsible for the training and qualification process of the A and B Operators.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Incorporates safe behavior into all activities and complies with all established safety and health policies and procedures.
  • Direct plant personnel in the operations, maintenance, and maximizing the overall efficiency of the plant while supporting a team working environment.  Schedule operations personnel and assign daily tasks as required.  
  • Assist with the development of PM procedures, operator qualification programs, and required operational records and reports.
  • Perform and assist with development of operational and safety procedures.  Provide training on power plant systems and safety procedures.
  • Monitors and reports qualification progress.  Provide coaching to plant staff to improve overall performance.
  • Cover vacancies on other shifts.  Overtime is required to support plant operation supervision.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Negotiating, supervisory and leadership skills combined with the ability to delegate.
  • Must possess basic math skills, good verbal communications skills, be proficient with the use of power and precision tools and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of distributed control systems (ABB and Woodward knowledge and experience preferred), computer based systems, electronic control systems, and the ability to use and modify computer systems.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Must be able to attain a PJM Generation Certification within the required period.
  • Must work within and insure strict adherence to all safety procedures.
  • Must be able to respond to audio alarms and variations of sound.
  • This job requires the ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions, climb vertical access ladders and stairwells.  Must demonstrate the ability to observe, hear, walk and communicate effectively.
  • Problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and other MS software.
  • Good interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Perform other tasks as directed by the Operations and Maintenance Manager and other senior management as required.

Education and Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent with trade school, military service, or other technical training.  Additional professional training preferred.
  • 5+ years of maintenance experience in power generating facilities or process plants with experience working as a Shift Supervisor or equivalent. 
  • Combined Cycle power plant experience is preferred.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.

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: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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