Construction Supervisor

Date: May 8, 2024

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64129

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 a Supervisor, Construction in Kansas City, MO . This position will be responsible for managing, coordinating and supervising the installation, replacement and/or maintenance of pipe of various sizes and materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and supervise the work involved in more complex installations or replacement projects involving all material types and sizes of pipe, including plastic, cast iron and steel
  • Plan and supervise the construction procedures and installation of each job, per Company standards, including contacting USIC or utilities to have facilities marked
  • Contact customers or contractors for access and availability to keep job progressing
  • Complete necessary paperwork and/or data entry, via computer, for Payroll, Engineering, Safety, etc.
  • Monitor the job site for conditions that may be hazardous to employees or the public and keep track of existing soil conditions and maintain proper shoring and sloping per OSHA and Company standards
  • Train employees on proper construction and/or distribution maintenance procedures and standards
  • Observe and evaluate new and probationary employees
  • Manage inventory of tools and materials on the job site and order more as necessary to complete the job
  • Supervise and document testing of all pipe prior to it being entered into the distribution system
  • Oversee the implementation of plans to ensure the health and safety of all employees in the region
  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Recognize problems and respond, systematically gather information, sort through complex issues, understand consequences of decisions, seeks input from others
  • Ability to make difficult decisions and communicate those decisions to others
  • Sets challenging and productive goals for the team and holds others accountable for actions
  • Ability to provide resources and support
  • Ability to use checkpoints and processes to measure results
  • Ability to provide and communicate clear performance objectives
  • Ability to set challenging and productive goals and delegate effectively
  • Ability to lead by example, define roles/responsibilities, motivate and set strategy.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Yes

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Missouri Class E Chauffer’s License, or the issuing state’s equivalent

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in the installation, replacement and/or maintenance of pipe of various sizes and materials
  • Expertise in all types of work, including complex jobs such as new installations, relocations, reinforcements, replacements, abandonments, etc.
  • Experience leading teams

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • A mix of normal office conditions, outdoors and exposed to all weather conditions, in construction areas with uneven surfaces and in areas exposed to loud audible noises

Posting Requirements

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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