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Philadelphia Gas Works Distribution Worker/ Laborer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia Gas Works

Looking for a challenge and ready to power up your career?

Free Health Insurance – Free Dental Insurance – Pension Plan – Free Parking – Wellness Programs

The Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) is the largest municipally-owned gas utility in the nation, supplying gas service in the City of Philadelphia to over 500,000 customers. From its humble beginnings in 1836, PGW has grown into the large, modern facility that exists today. As one of the nation's leading natural gas providers, PGW prides itself on stability and continual growth. PGW is dedicated to becoming the Greenest Natural Gas Delivery Company in the region.

Become part of the PGW Team!


The Distribution Worker excavates, cleans, maintains and prepares gas mains throughout the city of Philadelphia. This position is 100% outdoors and 100% shift work. You must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and must be available to work any shift including nights, weekends and holidays. Overtime is mandatory.

The Distribution Worker must be able to lift and manipulate heavy equipment such as jackhammers, shovels, etc. If hired you will be assigned to locations throughout the city of Philadelphia so you must have your own transportation to work sites, this includes SEPTA.

Operate various pnuematic tools.

Manually excavate with short handle and long handle shovels.

Apply protective wraps to gas mains and service pipes.

Use scalers and files to clean and prepare gas mains and services for additions and replacements.

Must be capable to perform heavy lifting associated with gas main construction and maintenance.

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

A valid driver’s license with good driving record required.

A mechanical or construction background as a pipefitter, plumber’s helper or similar work experience in the gas industry a plus.

Capable of performing strenuous work tasks while performing in an outside work environment.

Capable of passing a Company “Operations Test”.

Must be able to complete a One (1) Year Probationary period.

Residency Requirement: All employees of the Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) must live in the City of Philadelphia for the duration of their employment. If a candidate does not live in the City of Philadelphia at the time of hire, he/she must move into the city within twelve (12) months of his/her hire date.

We offer a strong benefit package that includes free basic health and dental insurance. PGW is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/VAAP/EEO.

Location: 800 W Montgomery Ave, Philadelphia, PA19122

While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted. Local candidates will be given preference – interview expenses are not funded

ID: 2019-1500

Department for Portal Display: Distribution Department

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ADP Department #: Distribution Department [52]

Street: 800 West Montgomery Avenue