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Operations Representative


Wilkes-Barre, 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

Provide office expertise through utilization of various company programs and Microsoft Office for the support of various departments in the Wilkes Barre area.  Mainly supporting the OSS / Meter Reading and Operations Departments (PNG Wide). 

Duties and Responsibilities

Ops Rep I

  • Process meter reading calls and disperse field representative’s paperwork.  Coordinate schedules for Wilkes Barre area (PNG Central).
  • Use SAP, Itron FCS (Field Collection System), and other miscellaneous company applications to complete such duties as assigning routes, preparing and/or completing orders, running reports, troubleshoot problems with equipment, etc.
  • Complete timesheets in R2 for field personnel.  Research and complete various reports and notifications.
  • Miscellaneous, ordering office supplies/equipment, filing, assisting in OSS projects, and other duties as assigned.
  • Backup, learning and maintaining knowledge to be the backup for OSS offices.

Ops Rep II

  • Process calls regarding meter reading and collections, handle termination emails for field representatives.  Maintain daily tracking reports.  Coordinate the service order/collection order schedule with Central Dispatch for Wilkes Barre area (PNG Central).
  • Enter timesheet data into R2 to capture the field employees’ daily work.  Maintain the necessary records for the time keeping information (Field employees’ productivity timesheets)
  • Execute processes on the SAP and Itron FCS (Field Collection System).  This includes scheduling Routes for all Wilkes Barre area and Back Up for all OSS Departments.
  • Review and Upload FCS (Field Collection System) reports and process all action items on these reports.
  • Coordinate special orders for Meter Reading / Collections in Wilkes Barre area (PNG Central).
  • Coordinate all problems with intra company departments to insure timely, accurate meter reads.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Department Heads.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ops Rep I

  • Technical Writing skills
  • Strong Microsoft Application skills
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Organization
  • Task Management
  • Ability to effectively interact with fellow employees, customers, general public, and Union Personnel
  • Problem solving abilities in emergency situations
  • Ability to effectively read maps, service records, etc.
  • Ability to convey ideas
  • Use of company applications Utilisphere, DOJM, SAP, R2, Fieldglass, Mapframe, Fiori, Smallworld, FCS, etc.

Ops Rep II

  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as Microsoft Applications, managing files and records, transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.  This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of business principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Organization Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • The ability to listen to/read and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.  The ability to communicate information and ideas verbally/in writing so others will understand.
  • Use of company applications Utilisphere, DOJM, SAP, R2, Fieldglass, Mapframe, Fiori, Smallworld, FCS, etc.

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

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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