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Utility B Start (Meter Reader)

Location: 

Middletown, 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

This entry level position in our Harrisburg, Stone Ridge office is responsible for reading residential and commercial gas meters and recording readings using handheld computers via walking and mobile routes.  Meter readers also interact with customers to gain access to premises and answer questions as required while completing routine meter inspections and performing collections work. Company vehicle is provided.

 

Principal Accountabilities: 

  • Reading residential and commercial meters and recording readings using handheld computers via walking and mobile routes.
  • Complete routine meter inspections
  • Perform collections work

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and physical.
  • Safe Driving History (confirmed by driver’s record check) – recent and/or multiple driving violations may disqualify a candidate from employment.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license during course of employment.
  • Must be able to follow all Company safety policies and procedures and protect Company assets.
  • Ability to work effectively with supervision, fellow employees, customers and public.
  • Must be able to complete walking and/or driving routes daily in all weather conditions.
  • General Computer Knowledge
  • Ability to use general hand tools

 

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

 

Working Condition(s):

One can expect to work in various outdoor and indoor environments as well as in all sorts of weather and work conditions. The position requires prolonged periods of standing, walking, and climbing stairs as well as stooping, bending, and kneeling and lifting to 25 pounds. This position is subject to hazards such as moving vehicles, animals and exposure to natural gas.

 

 

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: Harrisburg

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