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Field Technician


Northumberland, 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

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:

Duties and Responsibilities
  • 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 and Abilities
  • Good mechanical aptitude and/or pipe fitting skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic computer skills preferred
  • Basic backhoe experience preferred
Education and Experience

Education:  HS Diploma or equivalent required

License/Certifications:  Current/valid PA Driver’s License

Other:  CDL preferred or the ability to obtain within 6 mos of hire


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.