Philadelphia Gas Works
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- Fleet Operations Department 
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!
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