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UGI Corporation Sr Pipeline Safety Admin in Middletown, Pennsylvania

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

In the capacity of a Subject Matter Expert, this position provides coordinated Education, Outreach and Training to the following stakeholder groups; One Call Stakeholders, Emergency Management Services and Plumbers/Sewer System Operators. Completes investigations of all substructure damage and violations of the One Call Act. Completes and submits Alleged Violation Reports to the PA Public Utility Commission Damage Prevention Investigators.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Investigate substructure damages for the purpose of developing a root cause for all damages. Includes filing mandatory Alleged Violation Reports with the Public Utility Commission for all damages and violations of the One Call Act. Participate in case review and preparation for PUC DPC Hearings.

  • Facilitate education, training, and outreach to stakeholder groups regarding the One Call Law, RP 1162, CGA Best Practices and UGIs Damage Prevention Program. Focus areas are safe digging, natural gas safety for public sector emergency responders and Plumber & Sewer Operators for cross bore awareness.

  • Support field locators for education and Damage Prevention efforts. Perform Damage Prevention jobsite inspection for One Calls, Facility Markings and Excavator behavior in an effort to reduce damages to UGI facilities.

  • Various support & development initiatives as directed by the Pipeline & Public Safety Management Team, such as but not limited to; Support the management, maintenance and site utilization of the UGI PA/ICS Trailer, support development and implementation of ICS exercises, support various industry initiatives focused on developing Regional Partnerships and events promoting UGIs safety culture.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Underground Utility Line Protection Law (One Call Act)

  • RP 1162 as it applies to UGIs Public Awareness Program

  • FEMA Incident Command Structure (ICS/NIMS)

  • CGA Common Ground Alliance Best Practices

  • UGI GOM & Emergency Plan requirements

  • Ability to function with UGIs Oracle & SAP Accounting system to manage damage claims and various other data queries

  • UGI Substructure Damage Database, for Root Cause & litigation preparation

  • Smallworld GIS Geographical Information Systems

  • MapFrame, Dig Track and One Call Member Mapping

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma & Utility Work Experience or BS in Business Administration or Construction Management

  • 5-10 years of experience depending on area of experience

  • FEMA ICS 100 & 200 certificates

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.