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Sales Intern

Location: 

Wilkes-Barre, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities North

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

Summary:

This position will provide support for the Sales Dept. in responding to customer inquiries for new or additional gas service.  They will canvass for new customers in existing and proposed Get projects and along proposed gas main extensions.  They will manage the customer installation process so as to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Respond to and or initiate potential residential and commercial customer inquiries for converting to or adding additional gas service for GET projects and or normal service or main installations.  Design and estimate service and meters to UGI’s profitability guidelines and system specifications.
  • Identify, promote and sell natural gas service to non-customers along or nearby UGI’s distribution system.  Promote natural gas to residential and commercial developers and builders to secure new construction markets and increase market share.  Promote appliance saturation and provide a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Manage the process to accomplish the required installation of gas facilities in the least expensive manner.
  • Determine possible areas for gas main extensions for the GET or normal extension policies.
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in writiTypical office conditions, however, in field site visits will also be required usually on a daily basis.ng and verbally.
  • Excellent computer skills and the ability to quickly learn the Company’s computer systems.
  • Outgoing personality who enjoys meeting new people.
  • Self-motivated in pursuing the assigned goals.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Good customer relation skills.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must currently be pursuing a 4-year bachelor’s degree
  • Driver’s License

 

Working Conditions:

  • Typical office conditions, however, in field site visits will also be required usually on a daily basis.

 

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.


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