Compliance Engineer I

Date: Jul 12, 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.

Summary

DIMP:  This position will support implementation of the company’s Distributions and Facilities Integrity Management Programs, complete DOT annual reports and other records for compliance and auditing.   This position also supports the company’s infrastructure upgrade, replacement, and maintenance programs through prioritization modeling and recommendations as well as the company’s public awareness programs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement, monitor, and update the integrity management programs for pipelines and facilities (distribution, underground storage, LNG, regulator stations, odorizers, etc.)
  • Complete risk assessments and risk modeling analysis for pipelines and facilities (distribution, underground storage, LNG, regulator stations, odorizers, etc.)
  • Ensure storage pipeline safety compliance
  • Prepare state and federally required reports and documentation for distribution, LNG, and UGS facilities (annual reports, incident reports, safety related condition reports, etc)
  • Monitor incident report emails
  • Support the direction and management of integrity related projects, such as crossbore inspections, mechanical fitting inspections, etc.
  • Assist in coordination of PHMSA and PSC inspections, company internal audits, and other similar reviews
  • Support the company’s applicable infrastructure upgrade, replacement, and maintenance programs through prioritization modeling and recommendations.  Examples include Cast Iron/Bare Steel Replacement, regulator station upgrades, etc.
  • Complete class location reviews and MAOP verification reviews, and similar integrity reviews
  • Complete pipeline and facility system record reviews to confirm reliable, verifiable, and complete record information
  • Support the integrity corrosion control and public awareness programs
  • Support operational plan and procedure updates and reviews as needed
  • Provide support to the Safety Management Systems (SMS) implementation along with the associated programs and initiatives

 

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to learn industry standards and regulatory code pertinent to pipelines and natural gas operations including CFR Part 191, 192, 193, and 195.
  • 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 
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) certification preferred
  • Valid driver’s license

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Minimum 0-2 years' engineering experience in natural gas or similar industries
  • Familiarity with state and federal pipeline safety regulations a plus
  • Occasionally perform project management tasks.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills and ability to deal effectively with both internal peers, staff of acquired entities and third-party service providers
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite and use of Spire’s systems such as Maximo, sharepoint and ESRI ARcGIS

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; hy-brid in-office/remote work schedule.
  • Occasional travel or overtime as required

Posting Requirements

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.


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