Intern, Gas Control

Date: Feb 14, 2021

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 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.


The gas control intern will be responsible for providing support to the gas control department. This role may also include some cross-functional duties in operations and gas supply.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparing and submitting reports to various departments and personnel within the Company
  • Gathering and analyzing data in support of gas supply planning and forecasting
  • Tracking additions, relocations, modifications and other changes to the system infrastructure
  • Recording, reviewing and compiling data for operational and forecasting needs and communicate information as appropriate to other departments within the Company
  • Developing and documenting best practices for departmental best practices and future operations
  • Assisting with documenting and enhancing training
  • Other duties as assigned
  • This role may also include:
  • Becoming operator qualified
  • Adjusting supplies through use of remote-control regulators and valves as needed to maintain sufficient system pressures and flow
  • Remotely controlling and monitoring company equipment which may include but is not limited to regulator set-points, odorant injection and heaters in order to maintain maximum safety and efficiency of the system
  • Monitoring, analyzing and responding to SCADA alarms and the recognition of unusual conditions that do not generate alarms while notifying appropriate responding personnel

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Rising Junior or Senior undergraduate student or graduate student
  • 3.0 GPA

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • 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
  • Must be a currently enrolled rising Junior or Senior or graduate student pursuing a degree in construction management, engineering, business or relevant degree 
  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles and basic physics preferred
  • Proficiency using MSO (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) required, Microsoft Access preferred
  • Ability to use or learn to use various software, including, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and GIS
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to follow directions, work independently and multitask effectively
  • Ability to pass random drug testing

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Typically, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, but flexible
  • Some additional time beyond normal work hours is sometime required to meet target timeframes for completing special projects or studies


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

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.

Job Location: St Louis

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