Electronic Measurement Specialist

Date: Jun 2, 2021

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 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.

Summary

This position is responsible for design, fabrication, installation, calibration and maintaining SCADA telemetry systems, EGM equipment, voice radio equipment and other electronic, pneumatic and mechanical equipment used throughout the company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot and maintain different types of telemetry control systems.
  • Install, configure, calibrate, maintain EGM equipment for natural gas meter sets
  • Installs, calibrates, configures, maintains all types of telemetry radio and wireless router equipment.
  • Installs, configures, maintains all types of telemetry field computers (RTU & DCU).
  • Installs, calibrates and maintains pressure and differential pressure transmitters.
  • Installs, calibrates and maintains other telemetry devices.
  • Installs, configures and maintains mobile radios, base/repeater stations and other voice radio equipment.
  • Configure and maintain electronics & communication used in odorization systems.
  • Configure and maintain electronic chart recorders
  • All other duties assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • 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 (certifications, licenses)

  • Associate Degree in electronics or related field or minimum 4 years of relevant job experience
  • Candidates should provide a list of relevant certifications and degrees earned
  • Ability to obtain a Class E Chauffeur’s driver's license and ability to drive safely

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Ability to diagnose/troubleshoot electronic equipment
  • Ability to read mechanical or electrical blueprints and sketches
  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office and multiple software applications related to electronic equipment
  • Basic knowledge of personal computers with appropriate software
  • Basic IP networking knowledge
  • Familiar with communication equipment, regulators and control valves, PLCs and RTUs, radios/repeaters, calibration/test equipment, electronic and pneumatic test equipment    
  • Requires a basic understanding of gas pressure and flow control systems
  • Requires previous training in industrial electronics, and gas measurement and control

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Shared office environment and field (Ongoing exposure to the elements and rough off-road terrain may occur)
  • Typically, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
  • Overtime and/or travel will occasionally be required

Competencies

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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