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Principal Project Leader - Safety


Denver, 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



This position will be responsible for managing the Implementation of approved process improvements in support of safety.   This role coordinates and reports on status on the progress of implementation teams to the Executive Steering Committee (ESC).  The position will be the single point of contact for internal and external resources that are supporting the implementation of the recommendations.   This position will help manage these projects, help to prioritize and acquire appropriate resources to achieve goals and keep ESC informed on progress and any major issues encountered that may be impeding progress of implementing recommendations.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Manage the process of completing approved recommendations from process improvements teams, kaizens or other sources in support of improving safety at UGI.   Involves working with multiple departments across the company.
  • Supports execution of the change management plans, communications plans, and support training planning, coordination, logistics, and execution of process improvements. Ensure program resource plans and schedules are developed to meet calendar and financial budget plans.
  • Applies an effective quality assurance mechanism over the work performed and deliverables produced and submitted to the company and the Executive Steering Committee.
  • Support build out of process implementation teams including team member selection, recruiting and assessing best fit for team members.   Provide information on team role and time commitment as part of an implementation team.
  • Provides monthly (or more frequently as requested) status summaries of ongoing implementation of recommendations.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong project management skills.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to constantly changing conditions.
  • Ability to guide and influence others that are not directly reporting to this position.
  • Attention to detail and ability to develop and meet strict guidelines.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Knowledge of UGI’s organization and safety programs.
  • Ability to manage cross-functional relationships
  • Ability to travel within the service territory with occasional overnight travel.



  • Bachelor of Science or Associates Degree in Engineering, Math, Finance, Business, Accounting, Statistics or related quantitative discipline.
  • At least 5 years of related experience
  • PMP preferred

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: Lancaster

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