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Reading, PA, US

Company:  UGI Utilities South

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



       The Welder (C&M) should be qualified by training to perform:

  • Live gas tie-ins using pressure control fittings and various tees
  • Prefabrication of regulatory stations
  • Industrial & commercial meter sets
  • Welding on various construction equipment, vehicles and building related projects.


    Secondary duties will include those consistent with a C&M Utilityman II, to include, but not limited, to leadership under general supervision, leak pinpointing and repair, plastic fusion, emergency first response, operation of a backhoe, etc.


    Principal Accountabilities: 


    Perform live gas tie-ins using pressure control fittings and various tees, prefabrication of regulatory stations, industrial & commercial meter sets along with welding on various construction equipment, vehicles and building related projects.


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of Technical School training in Welding
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant gas utility experience including knowledge and ability to perform basic construction and utility tasks.
  • Prior welding experience
  • Demonstrated ability to weld according to UGI Utilities, Inc. standards
  • Successful completion of the company's welding qualification test(s)
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to lift 75 pounds on a routine basis, work in confined spaces, work outdoors in all weather conditions, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of electronics/electrical equipment, mechanical skills, analytical skills and communication skills are required. Must have a valid PA driver's license.
  • Must be available for overtime, call-outs, off-shift work and emergency response.




  • High School education
  • 'Welding Certification per UGI Welding standard requirements

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.

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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