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Field Technician

Location: 

Wilkes-Barre, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc
Remote Options: 

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

  • Basic pipe fitting.
  • Meter Changes.
  • Callout, when judged qualified.
  • Leak Response, when judged qualified.
  • Confined Space Entry Required.
  • Change and interrupt pressure recording charts.
  • Odorant testing, Sniff Test.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with Regulator Gate Station Inspections.  Test/rebuild/calibrate control valves, pneumatic controllers, pilot operated regulators and reliefs. Completion, through an MDT computer, of all field required documentation for compliance reporting.
  • Assist with Regulator District Station Inspections.  Test/rebuild/calibrate pilot and direct operated regulators along with reliefs.  Completion, through an MDT computer, of all field documentation for compliance reporting.
  • Valve Inspections.  Utilize an MDT computer to correctly identify valves, record the inspection and verify field mapping records.
  • Commercial Industrial Meter Sets.  Install/Inspect/rebuild/change meter sets.  Completion of all field documentation on M&R SharePoint site.
  • Perform all weekly and monthly M&R Compliance requirements for pressure recording charts and sniff test reporting.
     

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The ability to learn gas regulation principles and applicable codes.
  • Must be able to follow UGI Safety Practices and GOM requirements.
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Ability to work with supervision, fellow employees, customers and the general public.
  • Good mechanical, written and verbal skills.
  • Participate in a team environment.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior M&R Experience helpful.
  • Must possess valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.
     

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.


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