Compliance Engineer I

Date: Feb 27, 2024

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

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 everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. 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 drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:

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


Spire is seeking a Compliance Engineer I to work in our St. Louis, MO office. This position will provide guidance to company personnel concerning pipeline safety compliance standards, support implementation of the company’s Distribution Integrity Management Program, assists with DOT annual reports and other records for compliance and auditing.   This position also supports various main and service line replacement programs and the development of maintenance programs to comply with State and federal pipeline safety programs.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of state and federal pipeline safety industry regulations and company standards.  Assist in implementation of the Distribution Integrity Management Program.
  • Support the company’s PSC pipeline safety inspections.
  • Support the company initiatives through interacting with the PSC Pipeline Safety officials, other gas utility representatives, and material/equipment vendors as needed.
  • Assist in the preparation and submittal of various regulatory reports and documentation as needed.
  • Assist in planning of leakage and other compliance-related surveys as required.
  • Assist in the analysis and implementation of various replacement programs.
  • Assist Field Operations personnel as needed related to pipeline safety compliance.
  • Support the implementation of special projects related to compliance activities as assigned.
  • Ability to lead by example in support of the Company’s essential characteristics and values
  • 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 in order to meet individual goals and deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Civil, Chemical or Mechanical preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Familiarity with state and federal pipeline safety regulations a plus
  • Occasionally perform project management tasks.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normally works inside office surroundings but will occasionally work outdoors in the field under varying weather conditions with moderate physical exertion
  • Typically Monday through Friday
  • Occasional travel or overtime as required

Posting Requirements

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.

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