Philadelphia Gas Works

Field Service Technician - HVAC Helper

Field Services Department
Employment Status
Regular/Full Time
Job Locations
ADP Department #
Field Services Department [50]


This is a full-time, union-covered position. It requires personnel to work rotating shifts under variable job conditions.


A Service Technician will accompany skilled service personnel in designated areas and work rotating shifts under variable job conditions on a customer’s premise. Will provide physical help as needed on service work and street leak relief.

Act as contact person for delivery service between outlying stations, and deliver parts and materials to various locations. This position requires a considerable amount of both physical and mental effort; activities and duties may have a direct bearing on the safety of the public.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Current, valid driver’s license with a clean driving history
  • A mechanical and/or construction background as a pipe fitter, plumber’s helper or similar work experience; if in the gas/utilities industry, this is a plus
  • Experience in providing residential customer service (e.g., carpentry; cable technicians; plumber's helpers) or similar work
  • Ability to work in inclement weather; any assigned shift including weekends, night and holidays
  • Must be able to pass both manual and computer-based pre-employment testing
  • Residential customer service experience or similar work (e.g., hotel/apartment facilities maintenance)
  • Communication skills


This is a Union position.

The salary is $16.175 per hour - non-negotiable.


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.
While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted.



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