Facilities Bus Partner BHM

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6686 
Location: 2101 6th Avenue North,Birmingham, Alabama, 35203
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.


This position reports to the Colonial Plaza, Birmingham, Alabama operation.  This position will be responsible for all areas of facility management including, repair and maintenance, janitorial and other facility related projects for assigned locations.


Primary duties:

  • Manage the maintenance of buildings, grounds, and other facilities by performing the following duties personally and through direct reports or vendors:
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of all facilities, including cleaning, maintenance and repair and ensure they are well-maintained and in accordance with department procedures and standards
  • Manage any outside vendor/landlord that provides maintenance, repairs or janitorial services to Company facilities
  • Respond to employees’ concerns, issues and complaints in a prompt fashion
  • Manage the maintenance personnel assigned (if required) and ensure development and proper training and safety practices by conducting employee and or vendor training programs
  • Manage office/department relocations adhering to workspace standards
  • Lead the inspection process to manage the planning and direction of activities that relate to the long-term Facility Condition Assessment of all buildings, building equipment, and grounds and the well-being of their occupants including building improvements, building repair, emergency response, fire protection, etc.
  • Partner with operations leadership to understand and support their needs as it relates to facilities
  • Collaborate with the other disciplines in Facilities as needed on projects and daily work
  • Support Corporate Security as needed for security related matters and coordinate with Safety department emergency evacuation procedures and safety practices in the department
  • Manage facility projects, preparing a budget and tracking actuals within area of responsibility
  • Manage assigned site(s) within the computerized maintenance management system software and database and ensure accuracy of asset data and appropriate facility records
  • Participate in the department budget development and actively manage to the budget for the locations assigned, including review of the resulting metrics and standard costs
  • Fulfill on-call responsibilities and emergency calls
  • Manage small construction projects as assigned by Real Estate and Facilities Director.
  • Provide on-site support to Facilities Planning for large construction projects
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Thorough knowledge of normal building practices, building codes, local, state and federal codes as required and the ability to read construction documents preferred
  • Proven track record of project and supervisory skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, analyze, draw conclusions and present recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with internal customers and external contractors

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred in engineering, business or comparable discipline
  • IFMA certification preferred and other Facility related certifications – HVAC, etc.
  • Minimum 5 years of facility maintenance experience

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

  • List required licenses

Work environment:

  • Shared office environment OR Field (insert description
  • Travel required within geographic area of responsibility

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.

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