Intern, Environmental Compliance

Date: Jan 11, 2023

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 everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. 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.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:

  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance
  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger
  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs
  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard

By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued.


Spire is seeking an enthusiastic, career minded student or recent graduate to join our operation in Birmingham, AL.  Our paid internship position affords students the opportunity to learn and be mentored.  As an Intern, you may complete various projects and perform administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned department and natural gas industry.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in creation of the Spire emissions database to ensure consistency of environmental greenhouse gas emissions and sustainability reporting across the company.
  • Assist with environmental projects including research, design, scheduling, field support and construction oversight.
  • Respond to environmental incidents.
  • Prepare documentation and procedures as needed for environmental regulatory compliance.
  • Maintain central file system for environmental activities required by regulations.
  • Develop reports and presentations for internal and external audiences.
  • Other duties assigned.

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Be currently enrolled as a full-time student and will be a Junior, Senior, or Master’s level student in Fall 2023
  • Current major in Engineering, Environmental Science, Biology/Chemistry or related.
  • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Be able to work 40 hours per week throughout the summer internship.
  • 1 year of general work experience preferred.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normal work environment - work is normally performed in a shared office environment
  • Typically, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with the flexibility to work additional hours as required depending on the number of active projects and their deadlines

Posting Requirements

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: Birmingham

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