Second Class Machinist

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Florissant, MO, US, 63034

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6960 
Location: 14905 Sinks Road, Florissant, Missouri, 63034
Position Type: 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 Second Class Machinist to work in the St. Louis, MO operation. This position will be responsible for performing operations and maintenance work on buildings, compressors and auxiliary equipment located within buildings, outdoors and in underground pits/vaults. Maintains and operates equipment related to the injection and withdrawal of gas, propane vaporization, and propane shipments.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Constructs, tests, alters or improves diverse piping, valving, and machinery components.
  • Operates all machine shop and automatic equipment when required.
  • Inspects and maintains all Gas Supply Department equipment.
  • Installs and repairs all plant and station equipment.
  • Uses all hand and power tools and equipment.
  • Burns and cuts with oxyacetylene torch.
  • Welds structural steel with electric arc welder or MIG welder.
  • Assists others and performs less skilled work as assigned.
  • May be required to work off-hour shifts as required.
  • 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 in order to meet individual goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment

 Required Education:

  • High school diploma or the equivalent

Required knowledge, skill and abilities:

  • Must have familiarity with burning, welding, rigging, and replacement of worn and broken parts on industry machinery.
  • Must be able to obtain a DOT certification and pass CDL test with all proper endorsements.
  • Must be able to pass the validated work tests applicable to this position.

Physical demands, work environment and work schedule:

  • Must be able to work from blueprints and sketches.
  • Must be physically fit, sound and active.
  • Must be able to work from heights.
  • Ability to work off-hour shifts as 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: St Louis

Job Segment: Business Process, Management