Spire Energy Intern, Engineer in Birmingham, Alabama
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Date: Feb 9, 2021
Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203
Company: Spire Inc.
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.
The Engineering Intern will be responsible for providing support to the Manager, Pipeline Safety Distribution in the area of Pipeline Safety Compliance. As needed may also provide support in the other areas of Operations Shared Services by assisting and advising staff about Operations Shared Services projects, as well as maintaining records and files and assuming responsibility for completion of daily tasks
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform including, but not limited to, creating Access databases, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, AutoCAD drawings, GIS drawings, and completing assigned budget projects
Gather and prepare t for completion of leak surveys of mains, including periodically reviewing completed records to assure completion of the surveys within the allotted time
Update and maintain data in GIS based replacement main priority models
Gain and apply knowledge of all applicable DOT/PHMSA/MPSC regulations and, to a lesser degree, all EPA, Corps of Engineers, and OSHA regulations as they impact Operations projects
Assist with audits of the Company’s practices, procedures, and facilities to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and Company Standards
Assist in preparation of monthly status reports and update project schedules
Prepare and/or use documents, spreadsheets, databases, drawings, and other software applications in the daily course of the job
All other duties as assigned
Essential Characteristics and Competencies
Required Education (certifications, licenses)
Rising Junior or Senior level undergraduate or graduate student
Required knowledge, skill and abilities
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
Knowledge of basic engineering principles coupled with the ability to apply as needed
Proficiency using MSO (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) required, Microsoft Access preferred
Ability to use or learn to use various software, including, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and GIS
Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to follow directions, work independently and multitask effectively
Physical demands, environment and schedule
Typically, 8:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday
Some additional time beyond normal work hours is sometime required to meet target timeframes for completing special projects or studies
We Have Perspective
Spire accepts online applications through our career site at jobs.spireenergy.com
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, Entry Level Engineer, AutoCAD, Engineering, Technology
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