Intern, Field Operations

Date: Dec 27, 2018

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64129

Company: Spire Inc.

Requisition Number 6739 
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.


Spire is seeking an enthusiastic, career minded student or recent graduate to join our operation in Kansas City, MO. Our paid internship position affords students the opportunity to learn and be mentored. As an Intern, you may complete various projects and perform administrative duties while developing skills related to the assigned department and natural gas industry. To be considered, you must:

  • Be a currently enrolled college student or new grad.
  • Have advanced skills using Microsoft Excel.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and complete projects based on departmental needs
  • Work within various aspects of the construction and maintenance departments including but not limited to, new construction, replacement, compliance work, engineering, leak investigation and repair.
  • Accurate documentation of maps and measurements within the system.
  • Communicate project status and results to staff and management.
  • Perform administrative functions as needed in the office and field.

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • 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.
  • Customer focus, results-driven, teamwork, communications, personal organization, sense of urgency, adaptability and quality.
  • Must promote a positive team atmosphere.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Education and/or Experience:

  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Must be a currently enrolled rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student in the Fall of 2019 pursuing a degree in construction management, engineering, or relevant degree.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Must have at least 1 year of general work experience.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required in Word, Excel, and Power Point

Certificates/Licenses: Valid driver license:

Valid Driver's License

Work Environment: Will involve both office and field environments including uneven terrain, inclement weather and large equipment. Must have leather steel toe boots.


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: Kansas City

Job Segment: Engineer, Business Process, Engineering, Management