Sr Mgr Operations


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 Sr. Manager - Operations role is responsible for directing area utility operations in a fiscally efficient and effective manner while maintaining a safe and reliable gas distribution system.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish area operating budget for utility operations and manage area performance to meet budget.
  • Manage area maintenance capital budget to ensure effective use of dollars while maintaining the integrity of the distribution system.
  • Develop and prioritize operations goals consistent with area and divisional goals and direct the operation to meet these goals.
  • Provide area leadership to encourage interdepartmental communication and cooperation in support of the company objectives.
  • Develop a strong supervisory team and promote individual growth, cooperation, and development among the operating section employees.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Gas Operations Manual, Emergency Plan.
  • Knowledge of DOT and PUC regulations.
  • Knowledge of gas distribution system operating procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience supervising and leading staff.
  • Valid Driver’s License and safe driving history (confirmed by driver’s record check) – recent and/or multiple driving violations may disqualify a candidate from employment.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred – Engineering or Business.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in the pipeline industry.
  • Valid Driver’s License.  Must obtain PA Driver’s License if current license is from another state.
  • Demonstrable computer skills and/or aptitude, basic business and accounting/finance experience or education.

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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