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Archbald, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
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UGI Utilities, Inc. is a natural gas and electric utility company committed to delivering reliable, safe and affordable energy to our 700,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland. We pride ourselves on being a responsive, engaging energy company.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1,700 plus employees who strive to exceed the expectations of our customers and the communities we serve every day.

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance
  • disability plans
  • 401(k) matched savings plan
  • paid vacation
  • company stock purchase program
  • wellness programs
  • tuition reimbursement
  • paid parental leave
  • paid volunteer time
  • adoption assistance

Job Summary

Provide technical support to all aspects of the Company’s engineering, maintenance and construction programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect and periodically supervise all contractor installations and restorations of gas mains, service lines and Company facilities insuring compliance with Company standards and accepted construction practices.
  • Inspect and record all work completed by contractors per Company specifications, including restoration contracts.
  • Prepare sketches, drawings, measurements and plot diagrams for new construction, maintenance or repairs of existing gas facilities throughout the system.
  • Provide third party contractors with precise location markings of Company mains and related facilities.
  • Obtain, interpret and maintain scaled and non-scaled gas distribution maps, records and blueprints, record information concerning all repairs and installation to Company gas facilities.
  • Perform locate and other related duties as required; perform duties as Supervisor C&M when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of construction methods and practices related to the installation and maintenance of gas facilities, and familiarity of Federal, State, Local Codes and Safety Regulations that govern them.
  • Ability to read field records, construction drawings and maps.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential to direct contractors in performing their work in the optimum manner to minimize cost to the company while performing their tasks safely and in compliance.
  • Problem solving ability in relation to the technical aspects of facility installations and repairs; reduce misinterpretations relative to technical data included iI maps, drawings, schedules, etc.
  • Knowledge of PA One Call Act, knowledge of gas installation procedures per UGI policies, procedures and regulations including the Gas Operations Manual.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent or five years’ experience in construction related field.
  • Assoc Degree in Mech Design, Engr Technology, Science or Construction Management preferred.
  • 5 years progressive experience in the construction industry is typical and preferred.
  • Various UGI OQ qualifications.
  • Valid Driver's License.  Must obtain a PA Driver's License if current license is from another state.
  • Demonstrable computer skills and/or aptitude.

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  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.

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 UGI policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, UGI 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.

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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