Manager Electric Operations Linemen


Forty Fort, PA, US, 18704

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

On an independent and self-directed basis, manage the UGI Electric Distribution Line Department and provide engineering and operating support in the Electric Distribution Department focused on preserving ED’s distribution system capability to serve both new and existing customers in a reliable, safe, and economic manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the work performed by company linemen including coordinating work with other departments and external customers as requested; organize, mobilize, and schedule the linemen workforce and equipment; and, assess the productivity of the linemen, the quality of work produced; and monitor performance to assure that work is performed to specification. Monitor the  company linemen performance to assure their work is performed to UGI’s specification. This includes call-outs and storm restoration Approve design changes and extra work. Verify invoices for department charges.
  • Review all distribution line construction jobs that come into C&M and coordinate with the Company’s line contractor supervisor to determine the  most effective way to complete the work. Schedule jobs and assign them for completion by company crews, based on their work backlog, the needs of the business, the company’s labor agreement, and customer requirements.
  • Evaluate, purchase and maintain vehicles, tools and equipment required for the company linemen to work safely, efficiently, and effectively. In collaboration with methods and standards personnel, evaluate alternative work practices, methods, hardware and construction standards. Implement those found to be most effective
  • Provide all programs and training for company linemen as needed to work safely, efficiently, and effectively. This includes satisfying all the requirements of OSHA Regulation 1910.269. Support Electric Division training programs by acting as an instructor or SME relative to the development of new training programs or policies

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  •  Knowledge of UGI's distribution line construction standards, methods, and equipment. Knowledge of UGI internal systems such as SAP, DOJM and other systems, practices. Knowledge of UGI’s Electric Service Tariff. Knowledge of the current union contract.
  • Knowledge of National Electric Safety Code and National Electric Code. PA 1-Call, and OSHA regulations pertaining to electric distribution work. Knowledge of UGI’s safety rules
  • Knowledge of electrical distribution equipment & power requirements. Knowledge of end-use electrical equipment including lighting, electric machinery, and other electric apparatus.
  • Ability to work independently and manage projects from start to completion. Ability to adapt standard practices to meet unique customer needs.
  • Knowledge of the UGI contractor/procurement process and the ability to develop a comprehensive scope of work.
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas clearly and effectively both written and verbal. Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to deal with the public and represent the company in a professional manner. Ability to organize and deploy resources effectively. Ability to supervise union personnel.

Education and Experience

  • First Class Lineman/Journeyman Lineman experience is preferred. A candidate with a minimum of an Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology with direct experience in electric utility distribution design, construction, line construction work methods, applicable safe work practicies and maintenance activities will be considered. Extent of experience will be considered if education is not in-line with the education requirement.
  • This position recommends a minimum of ten (years) experience with increasing responsibility and skill level. Experience in both overhead and underground utility line construction and maintenance work is preferred.
  • First Class Journeyman Lineman
  • CDL
  • Union focused supervisory experience is preferred


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


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: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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