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Utility A - Start


Reading, 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 to Utility A–III (C&M) should be qualified by training to do all pipefitting and construction tasks with direct supervision including; emergency response, basic backhoe/trencher operation, dump truck operator, main installation/repair, etc.  Will be eligible for duty crew and call out list when judged qualified.  Must have a basic knowledge of the MSP and GOM, Company procedures, tools, Fuel Gas Code, etc.  Also requires general knowledge and ability to perform basic construction and utility tasks such as use of air and hand tools, equipment.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Productivity: Proficient in pipefitting tasks
  • Quality/Communication
  • Compliance: Adherence to the Gas Operations Manual and training
  • Dependability: Punctuality, Overtime Availability


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Analytical Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Physical Fitness



Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid PA Driver’s License
  • Must acquire a Class B CDL with air brake endorsement within 180 days of filling the position

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.

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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