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27 Jan 2023

Full-Time Utilityworker Apprentice

Unitil – Posted by Unitil Lunenburg, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

Our Company

More than a utility company, Unitil provides energy for life.

Our work helps keep homes comfortable, businesses thriving and communities connected.  Unitil is an investor-owned public utility proudly serving Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  We are dedicated to delivering energy to our customers safely and reliably.

Unitil is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our employees, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success of Unitil is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity and value our employees.

Take advantage of a comprehensive benefits package.

Unitil offers competitive salaries, a consumer-driven health plan, dental and vision coverage, flexible work, company-paid holidays, a, robust, highly competitive retirement plan and educational assistance.

*Note: Benefit offerings may differ between union and non-union employee groups

Position Purpose

This is a training position established to prepare an employee to progress within Gas Operations to Utility Worker 3.  Fundamental duties will be assignment to the Gas Distribution Department for the construction, maintenance, and operation of the gas distribution system.  Assignment to the gas production plants for the operation and maintenance of these facilities. This position is heavy laboring intensive and shall involve working outside in all kinds of weather.  This position falls under the Department of Transportation drug testing requirements.

Principal Accountabilities

Operational Performance:

•    Learn proper procedures for constructing, maintaining and operating the gas distribution system.

•    Obtain a working knowledge of Gas Operations & Maintenance Procedures, Company Construction Standards, Policy and Procedures, and Safety Rules.

•    Learn how to utilize the company records management and geographical information systems

•    Learn the company’s damage prevention system and ticket management system

•    Learn the proper use and operation of vehicles for snow removal.

•    Learn the proper procedures for the operation and maintenance of the gas production facilities.

•    Participate in all safety training programs and exercises.


•    High School diploma or equivalent;

•    Possess a general aptitude and skill for mechanical work

•    Possess and maintain a valid Class A Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s license based on the requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and/or the State where the employee resides within (24) months from the first day in the roster

•    Possess and maintain a Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer’s license for operation of a backhoe (2A) within (6) months from the first day in the roster.

•    Pass all required Operator Qualification Tests

•    Must reside within a specified geographic area in accordance with UWUA / B.U.W. Local Union 340 contractual agreement.

•    Be available to respond to overtime work and emergency calls

•    The incumbent is challenged to learn all requirements for Utility Worker 3/ Regulator to include necessary OQ tests and company issued tests for progression

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please visit If you are unable to complete this application due to a disability, contact this employer at 603-772-0775 to ask for an accommodation or an alternative application process.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 36 days.

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