Garage Supervisor (Evening shift)

Date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: Berkeley, MO, US, 63134

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 (Essential 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, Garage to work at our Shrewsbury and Berkeley locations in Missouri.  The job will be responsible for supervising, scheduling, planning, organizing, and evaluating maintenance work performed by Fleet Service employees and or vendors in a shop or in the field.  This work will include all stages of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic repairs of cars, trucks, and heavy construction equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise all garage activities, including directing employees, tracking parts, and monitoring work
  • Administer terms of labor contracts and vendor related contracts and agreements
  • Review and approve employee time tickets
  • Audit and log completed repair orders
  • Compile and run various fleet software reports as needed in relation to fleet operational needs including preventative maintenance and DOT inspections
  • Review and process reports, bills, and invoices, distributing them as necessary
  • Evaluate and process fuel distribution and review resulting reports for accuracy
  • Read, write, and reply to e-mail concerning the daily operation of the Company and the Department
  • Maintain contact with suppliers, vendors, and other Spire employees as needed to handle disputes, source new materials, and coordinate work
  • Review and process paperwork related to vehicle licensing
  • Oversee stockroom actives, including parts inventory and acquisition
  • Conduct monthly safety meetings and monitor safety compliance
  • Maintain knowledge of departmental responsibility, including keeping abreast of legal changes or new company directives
  • Coordinate new vehicle and equipment implementation, interfacing with Fleet Engineer & user groups, gathering critical information, and coordinating distribution
  • Manage installation of GPS and mileage reporting, as well as, warning notifications
  • Conduct safety meetings, training, monitor and replace shop tools & supplies, and injury investigations
  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • 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 to meet individual goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervisor experience required
  • Supervise all garage activities
  • Union employees

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Completion of a two-year course or equivalent in an approved automotive training program (from an accredited technical institute) or Bachelor’s in Engineering also required.
  • Valid driver’s license required, CDL Class “A” preferred

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Five or more years of relevant experience required, preferably with three or more years as a Journeyman Automotive Mechanic in an automobile repair shop (i.e. automotive dealership or heavy truck industry)
  • Three or more years of supervision of an automobile or equipment repair facility. (i.e. Automobile dealership, or construction equipment dealer) preferred
  • Supervisor experience required
  • Effective communication skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills, experience in fleet management software a plus
  • Experience with fleet operations and working in a union shop, beneficial
  • General mechanical knowledge of a wide variety of vehicles, equipment, and heavy tools/attachments

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normal office conditions with the possibility of limited travel
  • Hours typically 2:30 p.m to 11:00 p.m. Monday through Friday some Saturdays will be required
  • On call responsibilities for a full week when required.
  • May require taking calls from mechanics off hours


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

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.

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