Philadelphia Gas Works
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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.
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Supervisor Instrumentation & Maintenance – Gas Control
Instrumentation & Maintenance Management
§ Ensure that labor agreement provisions regarding personnel procedures are followed to avoid unfair distribution of personal days, reprimands, etc., which could result in a complaint/grievance; fulfills the second step of the grievance procedure in Engineering and Building Services labor relations matters; participates in the selection process of new job applicants for positions within the maintenance section; evaluates and recommends on the technical progression of personnel assigned to him/her.
§ Supervise subordinate quality of work and work activities by determining priorities of activities, making work assignments, monitors projects, and providing direction and assistance as required; provides maintenance and repair schedules for all mechanical and custodial functioning needs; evaluates and meets with subordinates to discuss work performance providing appropriate commendations and disciplinary actions to ensure employees are well equipped to meet and/or exceed job expectations.
§ Work with training team to develop programs for ensuring necessary on-going instruction to all shop personnel in the safe and proper utilization of all shop tools, first aid and firefighting practices, safe and proper work habits and use of complex computer systems and applications programs.
Finance & Accounting
§ Provide assistance in the development of operating and capital budgets by providing cost estimates for activities and by providing optimum utilization of manpower and equipment minimizing critical equipment downtime and maintenance expenditures.
Other Related Functions
▪ Keep abreast of all changes in the industry in order to better perform daily duties.
▪ Perform other special projects and assignments as directed.
§ Must have a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License with a good driving record.
§ 3 to 5 years facility plant maintenance work related experience preferably working in a utility service or public agency.
§ Must be experienced in industrial instrumentation and electronics with a thorough knowledge of all methods of computer/instrumentation software and firmware applications such as: PC networking, DOS, Dbase, OS2, NT, SCADANET, ACCOL I, and II etc.
§ Union management experience preferred.
§ Must be thoroughly familiar with all process piping equipment, vessels and contract systems associated with plant, gas control, and plant emergency procedures, operation of emergency equipment and gate station operations.
§ Must have leadership ability with a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions in order to provide guidance to lower level peer group and assist more senior managers/directors in identifying the best people for special assignments and advancement.
§ Must have verbal and written communications skills ability to build long-term constructive and cooperative working relationships with co-workers, vendors, management and outside agencies.
§ Must have administrative and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects.
§ Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite - specifically Word and Excel;
§ Familiarity with accounting software preferably 1-year working with Oracle Financials.
§ Must have math and analytical skills with the ability to create professional reports.
§ Must be flexible to working in emergency situations and occasional on-call, weekend and holiday schedules in this 24-hour, 7 days/week operation.
§ Associate’s Degree in related field of study, certification in building trade services or journeyman designation in any discipline of the building trades (i.e. plumbing, electricity, mason, carpentry, etc.).
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, PA 19122
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.