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Gas Plant Operator


Hegins, PA, US

Company:  UGI Energy Services, LLC

UGI Energy Services supplies and markets natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to 40,000 customer locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US.

We are a supplier, marketer, and midstream services provider – one backed by 135 years of natural gas experience, plus our own expanding energy infrastructure. Along with buying and selling energy commodities at the wholesale level, UGIES owns and operates key electric generation and midstream natural gas assets throughout Pennsylvania.

With headquarters and supply sources near the heart of the Marcellus Shale, UGIES is well positioned to meet the changing energy demands of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers for years to come.


We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • Paid Vacation time starts with 3 weeks off
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Sick time
  • Short term & Long term disability
  • Medical plan options from Aetna and Blue Cross
  • Vision coverage from Vision Benefits of America
  • Dental coverage from United Concordia
  • Extended Maternity Leave - 8 weeks pay at 100% with the option of 2 more weeks paid at 100% or 4 weeks paid at 50%
  • Paternity Leave - 2 weeks pay at 100% or 4 weeks pay at 50%
  • Company provided 401K match of 100% of the employee's 5% contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement of 80% of tuition costs capped at $6,300 per year
  • Pet Plan Insurance

Overview: This position performs various operations and maintenance (O&M) functions to the landfill gas (LFG) compressor plant and flare station (including associated sulfur removal system) in accordance with UGIES Policy, all applicable contracts, permits and safety procedures. This position reports to the Operations Manager.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Performs required O&M as needed to a variety of machinery including (but not limited to) air coolers, compressors, coalescing filters,  pumps, flares, Gas Analyzer, flow meters
  • Troubleshoots equipment as needed
  • Coordinates operations with CES operators and (LFG collection) staff
  • Coordinates with subcontractors as necessary to complete required tasks
  • Maintains operations logs as needed
  • Maintains permit compliance with appropriate testing, reporting and record keeping
  • Basic troubleshooting, wiring, uploading/downloading for programming logic controllers (PLC)
  • Performs related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge, experience, and ability to repair and maintain tools, equipment, and machinery
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a related mechanical, electrical or industrial field
  • OSHA or other safety training preferred
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office software
  • Self sufficient and strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to work in an outdoor environment


Education and Experience Required:


  • High School Diploma
  • Gas turbine mechanical and electrical experience
  • PLC and instrument control experience
  • 3-5 years work experience in a power plant environment preferred

UGI Energy Services, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  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.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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