Environmental Engineer I

Date: Mar 13, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64129

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6809 
Location: 7500 E. 35th Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri, 64129
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 will assist the Manager, Environmental Compliance by providing professional technical services so that Company activities, locations, equipment, and records are compliant with federal, state, and local environmental regulations, as well as Department of Transportation (DOT) and OSHA regulations where there is overlap.

Primary duties:

  • Maintain knowledge of applicable environmental regulations and applicable DOT, Corps of Engineers and OSHA regulations having direct and/or potential impact on Company operations.
  • Secure environmental permits and complete required regulatory submittals needed for the Company to conduct operations in an environmentally compliant manner.
  • Manage and arrange disposal of hazardous, non-hazardous and universal wastes generated by the Company.
  • Manage environmental projects including research, design, scheduling, construction oversight and preparing requests for bid proposals.
  • Inspect Company facilities for compliance of environmental and related regulations; provide recommendations for needed corrective or preventive actions.
  • Manage environmental incidents.
  • Research and interpret proposed new environmental regulations and/or modifications to existing environmental regulations for their potential impact on Company operations.
  • Maintain central file system for environmental activities required by regulations.
  • Attend trade association meetings to maintain current knowledge of existing and proposed environmental regulations at the federal, state, and local level.
  • Manage environmental concerns of Company employees, develop and conduct training as necessary.
  • Other duties assigned.


  • Previous environmental experience preferred.
  • Ability to apply environmental regulations and permitting requirements and procedures at the federal, state and local level, including but not limited to: air, water (wastewater, storm water (including other local requirements), and NPDES), above and underground storage tanks, waste management (hazardous, non-hazardous and universal) and TSCA.

Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or similar technical degree in environmental sciences

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

  • Engineer in Training (EIT) cert preferred

Work environment:

  • Shared office environment
  • Moderate outdoor work in varied weather
  • Regularly on-call for incident evaluation and response
  • Moderate travel

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.

Job Location: Kansas City

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