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Sr Mgr Operations


Wilkes-Barre, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities, Inc

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


Responsible for directing and supervising area utility operations in a fiscally efficient and effective manner while maintaining a safe, reliable gas distribution system.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Assist in establishing the Area operating budget for utility operations and manage Area performance to meet the budget.
  • Manage Area maintenance capital budget to ensure effective use of dollars while maintaining the integrity of the distribution system.
  • Assist in measuring and prioritizing area marketing and Operating goals consistent
  • with scorecard objectives and requirements.  Direct the operations to meet these goals.
  • Provide area leadership to encourage interdepartmental communication and cooperation in support of the mission.
  • Develop a strong supervisory team and promote individual growth and development among operating section employees.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of UGI Safety Manual & Gas Operations Manual.
  • State and Federal Codes related to pipeline operations and safety.
  • Knowledge of gas distribution systems, and technical aspects of pipeline construction & maintenance.
  • Strategic and Tactical Planning and ability to execute plans.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal are essential to direct contractors in performing their work in the optimum manner to minimize cost to the company while performing their tasks safely and in compliance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree – Engineering, Business or other applicable degree.
  • At least 5 years progressive experience in the pipeline industry.
  • Various UGI, OSHA, ICS training and certification.
  • Valid driver’s license. Must obtain PA driver’s license if current license is from another state.
  • Demonstrable computer skills and/or aptitude, basic business and accounting/finance experience or education.

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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