Construction Manager


Middletown, 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

Oversees the field execution of UGI’s capital construction projects from authorization to closeout.  Acts as UGI’s field representative on the job site to ensure that project milestones are achieved.  Collaborates with the project manager and provides updates related to scope, schedule and cost performance on assigned projects.  Interfaces with contractors and UGI resources as necessary to meet project requirements.

*Position will initially support process improvements related to contractor safety management, construction management and contract development & administration*.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Field coordination and oversight of construction crews for project completion in accordance with applicable design drawings and company procedures.  Coordination and utilization of available company resources to complete a project.
  • Technical assistance for development and planning for major projects including route development costing, design, and constructability.
  • Completion of project status reports during construction activities and finalizing applicable reporting or transfer of documents following project completion.  
  • Technical support for the Pipeline Contract Renewal Process.
  • Project Lead for Contractor Safety Management Core Team: Lead stakeholders through process improvements for contractor safety management.
  • Support the development and implementation of construction management processes including contractor onboarding, monitor & control, reporting and filed closeout
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of gas construction practices, means & methods, company work, environmental and safety practices.
  • Ability to read and understand project documents, contracts, engineering drawings and piping & instrumentational diagrams.
  • Ability to effectively lead, plan, schedule, manage and coordinate daily work activities.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced high-pressure environment in varying weather conditions.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team leader including the ability to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Thorough understanding of construction contracts and contract administration.
  • Understanding and application of project management processes.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Project Management or Construction Management preferred.
  • Minimum of 7+ years of experience in direct construction, construction management, project management and/or inspection of complex pipeline projects and regulator station construction.
  • CAPM, PMP, CCM or equivalent 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.

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