Supv Service OPEL

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Auburn, AL, US, 36830

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6962 
Location: 3400 Skyway Drive, Auburn, Alabama, 36830
Position Type: Non Union 
Number Open: 1 

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.


Spire is seeking a Supervisor, Service to work in our Auburn, Alabama operation

Primary duties:

  • Have a working knowledge of various work management tools used in the Service Department
  • Ensure that the workload is distributed fairly and appropriately in accordance with the nature of the work to be completed and possess the ability to move work around as needed
  • Monitor service department vehicles using Roadside GPS equipment and software. Display the ability to view and analyze the data provided by the Roadside system
  • Be able to compare Roadside Systems trip activities to service technician’s time tickets for anomalies and discrepancies
  • Maintain communication with employees by being accessible to them throughout the day and provide direction on general questions or technical issues
  • Validate both electronic and on paperwork is prepared properly in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements, by employees and directed to the proper channels
  • Perform load surveys, service work estimates, and scheduling for customers
  • Maintain contact with the customer service representatives to alert them of any delays or mishaps that occur throughout the day necessitating the need to reschedule planned work
  • Confirm that all contract employees are well educated on any new techniques that may assist them in their work
  • Coordinate CGI equipment distribution, calibration, and repair scheduling
  • Communicate with management to keep them informed of departmental operations
  • Redirect the workload periodically throughout the course of the day due to situations that arise to maximize efficiency and minimize overtime
  • Consult with customers to clarify or rectify any specific problems
  • Work with Meter Reading personnel to insure routes are assigned and read in accordance with the Meter Reading schedule as well as atmospheric corrosion surveys are performed within the assigned timeframe
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Ability to demonstrate the core and job category competencies: customer-focused, results-driven, teamwork, communications, adaptability, initiative, problem solving and quality
  • 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
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of company policies and procedures as they apply to all Company operating departments
  • Must be familiar with the rules and regulations of the Alabama Public Service Commission
  • Requires thorough knowledge of union contracts
  • Requires an understanding of computers, company software and telephone systems
  • Requires a basic understanding of the principles of personnel management, union contracts and organizational dynamics
  • Requires an understanding of appliance repair techniques and a basic understanding of gas burning appliances
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively to meet individual goals and deadlines

Supervisory responsibilities:

  • Yes

Education and experience:

  • High school diploma/GED

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

  • Alabama driver’s license

Work environment:

  • A mix of normal office conditions and outdoors exposed to all weather conditions.
  • Work is normally performed in a shared office environment.
  • Some outside or field work required.
  • Overtime and/or travel may be required.

Spire accepts online applications through our career site at

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: Auburn
Nearest Secondary Market: Opelika

Job Segment: Manager, Business Process, Management