Natural Gas Utility Service Laborer at UGI Utilities in Middletown, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 15 days ago.

Job Description:

UGI Utilities

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.

Location: Middletown, PA, US
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

This entry level position in our Middletown, PA office performs general natural gas utility tasks. Employees will qualify through training and experience to do all pipe fitting and utility tasks including: gas meter turn-ons, building/installing single and multiple gas meter sets, meter changes, service shut offs, and responding to gas odor complaints/CO complaints/fire calls, and facility damages. The Laborer will perform after hours on-call responsibilities when qualified.
Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills:
• Pipe Fitting
• Build gas meter sets
• Gas service turn-on's and shut off's
• Meter Change outs/replacements
• Emergency Response

Employees will enter a progression program and obtain training and experience to advance to higher level positions. The successful candidate must live within service territory of the job location.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Pipe Fitting
• Build gas meter sets
• Gas service turn-on's and shut off's
• Meter Change outs/replacements
• Emergency Response

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Experience in natural gas construction and maintenance, plumbing, pipe fitting, HVAC installation or related field preferred.
• Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test, physical and background check including driving record.
• Ability to work in confined spaces
• Possess and maintain a valid PA Driver's license during course of employment.
• Ability to work overtime, on-call and shift work as required.
• Ability to utilize applicable computer applications
• Mechanical ability and ability to do physical labor.

Education and Experience

Education and Experience:

• HS Diploma or Equivalent
• Associate degree in plumbing, HVAC or related field is a plus.
• 2 - 3 years' experience in pipe fitting, plumbing, HVAC installation or a related field is preferred

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.

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg
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