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Spire Energy Eng I, Const in Birmingham, Alabama

Eng I, Const

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Date: Sep 16, 2020

Location:

Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Spire Inc.

Company Overview

At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.

We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:

Living Spire Behaviors

  • We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.

  • We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.

  • We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.

  • We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.

Summary

Spire is seeking a Construction Engineer I. This position will assist the Manager, Construction Services & Long-term Planning and Supervisor, Construction Engineering to be responsible for coordinating road improvement plans, sewer plans, and development plans from municipalities, engineering firms, and developers so that conflicts with our existing gas facilities can be determined and minimized. Also responsible for completing engineering designs and cost estimates for all types of main and service work.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle calls and correspondence from Construction and Maintenance foremen, general foremen, civic inspectors, the sales department, and other Company departments regarding the status of jobs and projects

  • Handle calls and correspondence from outside the company (municipalities, engineering firms, developers) to process the needed information to coordinate the Company’s facilities with proposed improvements and development

  • Schedule and prioritize projects that are going to construction or have a higher priority due to the Company’s requirements

  • Prepare necessary paperwork related to the Company’s procedures for gas main and service work as required, including utility agreements and other documents

  • Completes engineering designs and cost estimates using GIS for all types of main and service work

  • Complete engineering specifications and designs for new pipe installations, regulator stations, code compliance, improvements, and retirements of pipeline systems for natural gas and propane pipelines within the Company’s systems

  • Attend utility meetings and pre-construction meetings to negotiate with representatives from engineering firms and municipalities to reduce the impact of proposed improvements to the

  • Company’s existing facilities

  • Attend site meetings, when necessary, to resolve specific issues or conflicts with the

  • Company’s facilities and proposed improvements

  • Ability to lead by example in support of the Company’s essential characteristics and values:

  • strong ethics and integrity, dedication to a safe work environment, commitment to a diverse

  • workforce that recognizes and respects every individual’s unique skills and perspectives.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-moving and changing culture

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people.

  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

Supervisory Responsibilities

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Valid driver’s license

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Prior engineering experience preferred

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normal Work Environment – Work is normally performed in a shared office environment

  • Typically 7:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Monday through Friday

  • Overtime and/or travel may be required

Competencies

We Advance

We Care

We Collaborate

We Have Perspective

Posting Requirements

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.

Job Location: Birmingham

Job Segment: Engineer, Geology, GIS, Pipeline, Construction Engineer, Engineering, Technology, Energy

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