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Buildings & Grounds Project Mgr Intern


Bethlehem, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc

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


Under the direction of the Princpl Project Ldr – Facilities this position will perform Project Management work associated with Buildings and Grounds Capital Projects.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Monitor costs and schedule performance of Buildings and Grounds capital projects and O&M projects to assure that schedule and cost commitments are met.
  • Work with the Buildings and Grounds and Safety staff, as well as, internal customer groups to develop project scopes, and prepare and obtain project authorizations for assigned projects.
  • Prepare documentation (including specifications and drawings) for bid packages for design and/or construction services; prepare requests for proposals; evaluate proposals and prepare purchase recommendations.
  • Provide monitoring and oversight on construction of all assigned projects, assuring that work is performed efficiently, effectively and safely, and that all contract deliverables are received.
  • Coordinate project turnover/occupancy by internal customers, project wrap-up, and all required project reporting to Company management and internal customers.
  • Provide liaison with internal customer groups to identify needs and the optimal way to achieve those needs.
  • Assist in preparing department capital budgets, and provide related input to preparation of the operating budget.
  • Provide support for corporate and department goals as required; participate in teams for departmental planning, improvements, etc. as assigned.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of buildings systems design, building construction techniques and industry practices.
  • Knowledge of procurement practices and policies, particularly for soliciting and executing agreements for design and construction services.
  • Excellent negotiating and team-building skills; tact; ability to develop consensus agreements from divergent viewpoints.
  • Extensive knowledge of corporate budget processes (capital and expense); knowledge of corporate accounting policies and practices.
  • Excellent written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Working towards a Bachelor's Degree

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: Allentown

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