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Field Technician

Location: 

Northumberland, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc

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 1,500 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

Summary:

The Utility A Start / Field Technician position is a bargaining unit position which requires general knowledge and ability to perform basic construction related tasks and Utility tasks such as, but not limited to; responding to leak/Carbon Monoxide complaints when qualified, building and installing single and multiple meter sets up to an AL 425, basic pipe fitting, meter changes, MRSLIP investigations, service installations, leak pinpointing and repair, meter turn-ons, inspecting UGI Contractor crews, PA One Call locates when qualified, complying with all Company Safety standards, responding to callout when qualified and being exposed to all weather conditions:

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Build and install meter sets and basic pipe fitting
  • Complete natural gas turn-ons and light ups
  • Perform meter reading and complete MRSLIP investigates
  • Leak pinpointing, repairs and service installations
  • Inspect UGI Contractor crews, PA One Call locates, respond to leak/CO complaints and callouts when qualified, and perform other duties as requested

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good mechanical aptitude and/or pipe fitting skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Basic backhoe experience preferred

 

Education/Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • CDL-A license or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire
  • Current Valid PA driver’s license

 

Working Conditions:

  • This position will be exposed to all weather conditions

 

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Bloomsburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Allentown

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