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Apprentice Start-UN


Wellsboro, 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 Apprentice Start is a bargaining unit position which requires general knowledge and ability to perform basic construction related skills and utility skills such as, but not limited to, use of air and hand tools, equipment operation, pipefitting, meter reading, collections, MRSLIP, shut offs, vehicle safety, safe material handling, afterhours work and exposure to weather.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Reading residential and commercial meters and recording readings using handheld computers via walking and mobile routes.
  • Surveys and Flagging
  • Gas main/service installation and repair
  • Backhoe, trencher and dump truck operation
  • Locating lines 
  • Inventory Control
  • Perform other duties as requested
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of Equipment operation and Pipeline Construction with experience in natural gas, construction, maintenance or related field preferred.
  • Mechanical ability and ability to do physical labor
  • Ability to pass a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) test and pre-employment drug test and general health physical and physical abilities test.
  • Possess a valid PA Driver’s license with safe driving history. Ability to follow all Company safety policies and procedures and protect Company assets.
  • General Computer knowledge.
Education and Experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • CDL A required within 6 months


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: Williamsport

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