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Auto Mechanic

at Philadelphia Gas Works

Posted: 6/30/2019
Job Reference #: 1455
Keywords: automotive, repair

Job Description

  • Fleet Operations Department
    Employment Status
    Regular/Full Time
    Job Locations
    ADP Department #
    Fleet Operations Department [73]
  • Overview

    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!

    Auto Mechanic


    Fleet maintenance which includes, but is not limited to:

    Remove and install engines, rears, transmissions, and clutches; repair and adjust brakes

    Repair or replace wiring, distributors and generators; repair and align front end assemblies; replace radiators and springs; and tune up engines

    Remove and install engines, rears, transmissions, and clutches; repair and adjust breaks; mounts and dismounts tires, tire chains; repair or replace wiring, distributors, generators; repair and diagnose ignition system

    Use of various hand and power tools, including precision gauges, electrical instruments and computers for use of updating equipment and receiving email, etc.

    Assist Equipment Mechanic and/or Working Foreman

    Diagnose road breakdowns and make necessary repairs

    Perform road service as required

    Perform state safety and emission inspections

    Perform preventive maintenance inspections

    Answering calls when necessary

    Other related duties and functions as assigned


    High School Diploma or equivalent required

    Current, valid driver's license with "clean" record

    PA State Emission and Inspection licenses required

    Must be able to acquire a Class A Commercial’s Driver’s License with hazardous material and tanker endorsements within six (6) months of hire

    Commercial drivers must meet medical standards established by Federal and State Regulations

    Automotive AAS degree or have graduated from voc/tech automotive program a plus

    Experience with medium to heavy duty trucks, van engines, diesels preferred

    Must pass company entry-level test

    The Auto Mechanic is a full-time, union position working in all weather conditions with rotational shifts to include nights, weekends, holidays.

    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.

    While we appreciate all responses, only those who are uniquely qualified will be contacted- interview expenses are not funded