Telemetry Technician


Bethlehem, PA, US, 18017

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
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At UGI Utilities, Inc. we believe in providing a superior range of energy products and services to our customers in a safe, affordable manner. As our energy needs evolve, UGI will be there providing safe and reliable service that brings warmth and comfort to our 750,000 customers in 45 counties in Pennsylvania and 1 county in Maryland.


We strive to reflect the communities we serve by attracting and retaining top talent, while maintaining a diverse workforce that embraces our culture of safety, service, and integrity. As an employee of UGI Utilities, you can expect a competitive total compensation plan and comprehensive benefits. Employees work in a collaborative environment, have upward mobility opportunities, and the ability to enjoy a true work life balance.


UGI is committed to acting in a sustainable and socially responsible manner to minimize our impact on the environment and to enrich the lives of our customers, communities, and employees. To learn more about UGI's workplace culture, sustainability efforts, and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I), we invite you to visit our UGI Corporate sustainability page.


Apply to UGI Utilities today to share in our mission and support countless neighbors, friends, and families in providing best-in-class products and services!

Job Summary

Telemetry Technician in this position will be involved with the installation, configuration, programming, troubleshooting, and maintenance of SCADA hardware, software, and related equipment. Installation and Maintenance of Metretek system components at the field level.  Installation, maintenance, and configuration of remotely operated valves and related equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Calibrate and maintain SCADA and distribution measurement equipment.
  • Analyze and repair measurement and telemetry problems  
  • Install new equipment in the SCADA and Distribution systems and maintain related documentation.
  • Provide technical assistance for the Metretek network  
  • Provide technical assistance to area M&R, Operations, and other departments as required.  Primarily this will consist of support relating to regulation, pressure control monitoring, L/P plant operation, distribution gas heaters, and electronic equipment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic gas measurement principals.
  • Knowledge of gas regulation and distribution.
  • Knowledge of basic electronic circuitry and components.
  • Basic computer programming skills.
  • Knowledge of network communication protocols and telecommunications.

Education and Experience

  • Associates degree in electronics or related field is desirable.
  • 2 years’ experience.
  • Must pass a general knowledge test on computers, computer programming, communications, and electronics with a minimum score of 80%.


We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  •  medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance

  • disability plans

  • 401(k) matched savings plan

  • paid vacation

  • tuition reimbursement

  • paid parental leave

  • paid volunteer time


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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