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Utility A-Start (Construction and Maintenance)


Bethlehem, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities South

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 1,500 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


The Utility A-Start will perform basic pipefitting, basic backhoe/trencher operation and perform as a second man on a crew. The Utility A-Start must be eligible for shift work and call out list. Additionally, a Utility A-Start may be called upon to perform any other work as directed and will be required to obtain a CDL license within six months of employment if not already possessed.



Knowledge & Skills


  • General Computer Aptitude
  • Knowledge of construction practices and techniques related to excavation type work
  • Communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work with supervision and coworkers
  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude


Working Conditions


  • Regular exposure to noise, temperature extremes, vibrations, dust, machinery/chemicals requiring safety equipment.




  • High School Diploma required
  • 2 year Technical Degree
  • CDL License


Other Requirements

  • Candidate will be required to complete a comprehensive physical and must demonstrate the ability of performing heavy construction work
  • Candidate must reside in UGI`s Lehigh Area Service Territory

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.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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