Gas Worker

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64129 Lees Summit, MO, US, 64082

Company: Spire Inc.


Spire is seeking Gas Workers in the Kansas City and Lees Summit, MO areas.  This position will be responsible for assisting in the repair, installation, and maintenance of underground natural gas piping.

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 (Essential 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Functions as part of a crew in the Leak and Maintenance Department, and on a field- based work crew in the Construction department, performing general laboring duties, including breaking pavement, excavating, backfilling, compacting, pipe fitting, and operating air and hydraulic tools.
  • 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 to meet individual goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment

Supervisory Responsibilities


Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Ability to obtain a Class E Chauffeur’s license before the end of probation and the ability to drive safely.
  • Ability to obtain certification under the Operator’s Qualification Requirements.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to interact appropriately with others.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to apply common sense, collect data and conduct analysis as required to solve certain problems.
  • Ability to provide daily direct service to external customers.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Ability to use pipefitting hand tools.
  • Ability to work hours and days, including overtime, weekends, and holidays as necessary or desirable to meet business needs.
  • Ability to perform duties onsite, except those duties which are customarily or by their nature performed off site.
  • Ability to maintain concentration and attention to detail.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Regularly performs work outside on customer’s property in all weather conditions.
  •  Lifting up to 50 pounds, 51 to 100 pounds rarely
  • Frequent walking, standing and driving
  • Push/Pulling up to 100 pounds of force
  • Work hours based on business needs
  • Overtime and/or travel based on business needs
  • Works in hazardous traffic conditions


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

Posting Requirements

Disclaimer:  The above statements are 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.


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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