Facilities Sustainability Engineer Lead

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101 Birmingham, AL, US, 35203 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.

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 an 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 Facility Engineer will be responsible for providing assessment support, analysis, research, project leadership and departmental support to develop, recommend and implement equipment and process standards in facility energy use, MEP’s, and sustainability practices across all company locations.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the analysis of Building Energy Audit reporting and on-going energy data to support Corporate initiative focused on Energy reduction and Sustainability.  Establish project priority, associated cost analysis and develop an actionable plan for submittal to departmental Leadership
  • Lead the development of policies, procedures and standards for building materials including building envelope, roofs, water drainage and landscaping, MEP design guidelines, lighting and BAS.  Ensure conformance with regulatory requirements, corporate policies and organizational objectives
  • Support capital new construction and renovation projects by providing project parameters, reviewing and overseeing outside MEP firm project drawings and specifications, review MEP submittals and attend construction meetings
  • Establish performance review system and monitoring of implemented maintenance and engineering initiatives to ensure continued efficiencies in building operations, including support in the resolution of chronic maintenance problems and provide technical input on preventative maintenance standards
  • Lead efforts to establish Facility related Green practices, including janitorial practices, recycling, and office supplies
  • Research and keep abreast of latest technologies, trends and industry benchmarks focused on Facility construction, maintenance, energy and sustainability.  Socialize findings with Facility Administration and Planning, Design and Construction teams
  • All other duties as assigned

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
  • Adaptability, quality, initiative, and problem solving and analysis

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • No direct reports but ability to supervise contractors and other outside services, or internal project resources

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or other related discipline
  • LEED accreditation preferred

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • 5 plus years of experience in Facilities, Engineering or related field and progressive experience in Facilities and EHS
  • Ability to apply engineering principles and techniques to the solution of equipment, buildings, and infrastructure
  • Familiarity with regulations and building codes
  • Must be proficient in PC Windows and Microsoft Office applications

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Primarily normal office conditions in a shared office environment with periodic visits to equipment rooms, construction sites or unfinished office space as needed.  May require standing and moving around for entire work shift at times.
  • Travel is required as the duties of this role are required for all Corporate facilities across the various states in the Spire footprint.
  • Typically, 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday.  Overtime may be required.


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

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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