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Natural Gas Measurement and Regulation Laborer

Location: 

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

This entry level position in our Middletown, PA office performs general natural gas measurement and regulation tasks. 

Duties and Responsibilities

Employees will be qualified by training and experience to do all tasks with direct supervision including; 

  • Basic pipefitting
  • Meter and regulator changes, maintenance and installations
  • Pressure recording chart change outs
  • On-call responsibilities when judged qualified
  • Monitoring of Natural Gas Odorization Levels
  • Investigation of high bill readings
  • Monitoring of Spin Test Times for Turbine Meters

 

Primary focus will be on safety and on the job training.  Employees will enter a progression program and obtain training and experience to advance to higher level classifications.  

The successful candidate must live within the service territory of the job location. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Mechanical ability with general knowledge of electronics and pressure monitoring equipment including gauges. 
  • Knowledge of equipment operation and pipeline construction.
  • Must be able to pass a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) test, demonstrate the ability to smell, be able to enter confined workspaces and pass a pre-employment drug test, physical, and background check including driving record. 
  • 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 overtime, on-call and shift work as required.
  • Computer knowledge and ability to use technical software applications.
  • Experience in natural gas, measurement and regulation or related field preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, utilize critical thinking skills and communicate effectively.  
  • Ability to obtain confined space entry qualification.

 

Working Conditions: One can expect to work in various outdoor environments as well as in all sorts of weather and work conditions and at times it may be necessary to enter excavations or utility holes.  Overtime may be necessary in order to meet work obligations.  Work includes the operation of hand and power tools and machinery.  This position is subject to hazards such as moving vehicles, construction equipment and exposure to natural gas.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Vocation Technical school/training a plus.

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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