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Meter Reader Start

Location: 

Reading, 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

Position Summary:
This position as a Meter Reader-Start requires general knowledge and ability to perform basic construction and utility skills such as, but not limited to, vehicle safety, material handling, etc. The candidate must be physically able to walk long distances daily in all weather conditions. This position has potential for advancement into our Utility A program.  Individuals with basic pipefitting, basic backhoe/trencher operation, working in confined spaces, meter turn on, turn offs, leak investigation and meter changes experience.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Introduction to GOM, company procedures, tools, employee handbook
  • Use Air and Hand tools and operate equipment
  • Perform basic construction skills such as pipefitting
  • Perform M&R SLIPS and shut offs
  • Collections

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good communication Skills
  • Computer apptitude
  • Vehicle Safety
  • Material handling
  • Must be physically capable of walking long distances daily in all weather
  • Must be physically able to lift 59 lbs

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • PA Driver's license

Working conditions:
Regular exposure to noise, temperature extremes, dust requiring safety equipment, clothing, and procedures.

 

 

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: Reading PA

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