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Sr Supervisor - Construction

Location: 

Middletown, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
Remote Options:  Partial Work From Home

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

Supervise, direct, and coordinate a team of construction admins and inspectors responsible for executing UGI’s Capital R&B, Growth and New Business projects.  Also responsible for managing the pipeline contractors assigned to the specific projects in an area or region.

**Position has flexibility to based out of our Middletown or Lancaster office.**

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision and scheduling for construction managers and inspectors assigned to capital projects in the assigned area.  Monitor all related paperwork for completeness and accuracy on Productivity payroll, Co. required field sketches and service records, and daily reports.  Review entries on contractor activity reports to ensure that proper line items are used, resulting in correct invoice payment. 
  • Establish and maintain favorable relationships with employees, contractors, customers, political representatives, and the general public.  Minimize union grievances and respond to customer complaints with good human relations skills to build a favorable public image while also arriving at equitable resolutions.
  • Provide support to project management and engineering to review projects for technical and constructability.
  • Manage the interface with contractors to develop annual resource plan for assigned area or region.
  • Perform field audits of project sites to ensure compliance with all laws, regulations, and Company policies and procedures which influence the safety of employees, customers, and the general public as well as Company equipment and facilities. 
  • Individual is assigned responsibility for 24-hour emergency response on a monthly rotation basis. utilizing the C & M workforce for repairs and installations.
  • 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 P&IDs.
  • Leadership – setting of and enforcement of expectations and recognition for positive behaviors.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pipeline contracts.
  • Ability to lead, coach and manage team members.
  • Ability to manage resources, schedule work and balance project priorities.
  • Understanding of the budgeting process.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.  Bachelor’s degree in Management, Engineering, Project Management or Construction Management preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in utility construction, operations or engineering, supervisory experience preferred.
  • 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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