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Sr Mgr Business Development Engineering


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 1,500 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



The Sr Manager Business Development Engineering will be responsible for managing the pipeline, facility assets, and personnel to accommodate growth and new customer additions by applying least cost methods.  Planning and design should be focused on safe and efficient operations in accordance with company policies and procedures. 


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Specific duties include managing and developing the assigned Engineering personnel in their work; managing the capital budget allocated resources.
  • Working with system planning to develop a strategy for system reinforcements that supports growth.
  • Establishing and ensuring compliance involving the physical plant records and the communication of maps and records updates to internal and external customers.
  • Assigning incoming work to the team and overseeing the team member’s design and estimation of costs for distribution or transmission system additions and modifications.
  • Achieving projects deadlines and Company goals; working with other functions to strategically plan for short- and long-term growth.
  • Maintaining communications and coordinate activities with representatives of state(Pennsylvania and Maryland) utility commissions, municipalities, engineering consultants, regulators and/or contractors.
  • Direct the design, estimation, permitting and approval of New Business extension requests. Review and approve all new business main designs.
  • Manage the New Business Mains Budget to meet the capital budget targets, while meeting the service dates for customers.  This will include monthly forecasting of spend by project, with explanations on timing or budget variances.
  • Develop and implement development plans for New Business Engineering staff.
  • Support other special projects as needed.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of all applicable Federal (DOT), State (PUC), and local codes and regulations.
  • Ability to motivate and develop a team of employees.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and computer skills.
  • Strong knowledge of UGI Operating Procedures and construction techniques.
  • Robust independent problem solving, project management, and decision making skills.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering. 
  • Advance Degree is highly desired but not required.
  • 7+ years of experience in the design and maintenance of natural gas distribution systems and a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience.


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: Lancaster

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