Meter Reader


Lancaster, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
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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

Job Summary

This entry level position in our Lancaster office is responsible for reading residential and commercial gas meters and recording readings using handheld computers vial 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, physical and background check.  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 the 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 on a daily basis in all weather conditions.  
  • General computer knowledge.
  • Ability to use general hand tools.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous meter reading experience preferred.
  • Customer service and collections experience helpful.
  • Valid PA Driver’s License.

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.

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