Specialist, Instrumentation & Electronic

Date: May 4, 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 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.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire culture to life: 

We make it happen:  We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance. 
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 collaborate:  We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger.
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. 
 

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
     

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to demonstrate the core and job category competencies: customer-focused, results-driven, teamwork, communications, adaptability, initiative, problem solving and quality
  • 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
     

Supervisory Responsibilities

N/A

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Associates degree in Electronics Technology, Engineering Technology, or related degree OR minimum 4 years’ relevant job experience
  • 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, 7:00 am to 4:00: pm Monday through Friday
  • Overtime and/or travel will occasionally be required.
  • On-duty rotation related to Instrumentation & Control job duties  
     

Posting Requirements

We accept online applications through our career site at jobs.spireenergy.com


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. 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 an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 
 


Job Location: Kansas City

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