Manager, Facility Planning, Design & Construction

Date: Sep 22, 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.



Spire is seeking a Manager Facility Planning, Design and Construction, to work in our St. Louis MO office.  This position will be responsible to develop, manage and implement plans for the long-term Facilities Strategy, including all construction management and all workspace needs for all new and existing facilities as needed across all company locations as well as any other Facilities project or activity.


Duties and Responsibilities


•Manage the Company’s strategic facility plan as it relates to real estate and construction projects including Workspace (Project Portfolio Management); ensuring the projects are executed on time and within budget amount.

•Responsible for the development of the Company strategic facility plan for construction, remodeling and workspace through the annual assessment process.

•Encourage and promote effective communication as necessary including meeting with the Business/Operations, Shared Services groups and other Managers in Real Estate and Facilities to determine business requirements and standards that are applicable to the project.

•Responsible for overall development, maintenance and compliance ofwith Construction and Workspace Standards

•Provide oversight for all contracts and statements of work, ensuring proper coordination with supply chain, legal and any other necessary departments.

•Manage the teams responsible for the construction/remodeling projects, coordination of designers and consultants and general contractor, etc.

•Report to the Director, Real Estate, Facilities and Fleet and leadership (as requested) the progress of projects and overall facility plan, providing reports including timelines, issues list, milestones, action items, key business decisions, other project metrics, benchmarks, and budgets and forecasts

•Provide project management for individual projects assigned

•Oversee the management of all space planning needs including floor plan detail, furniture, space utilization, workspace standards, and trends.

•Create and support a workplace environment focused on a positive visitor experience at all company facilities

•All other duties assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies



•Demonstrated ability to recognize problems and respond, systematically gather information, sort through complex issues, understand consequences of decisions, seek input from others

• Ability to make difficult decisions and communicate those decisions to others

• Set challenging and productive goals for the team, hold others accountable for actions and delegate efficiently

• Proven ability to establish and maintain strong relationships at all levels in the organization

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, building services, construction management, engineering,  or related field  

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • 10 + years of experience in areas including construction management, facility administration or similar discipline, planning and budgeting or project management
  • Thorough knowledge of normal building practices, building codes, local, state and federal codes as required by the building project and the ability to read construction documents required

Physical demands, environment and schedule

• Primarily normal office conditions with periodic visits to equipment rooms, construction sites or unfinished office space as needed. 

•The duties of this role are required for all Corporate facilities across the various states and therefore travel will be required.

•Typically 8 hours a day, Monday through Friday. Overtime may be required.

•Work is performed in a normal office environment, without significant physical demands

•Up to 10% travel required         


We Advance
We Care
We Collaborate
We Have Perspective

Posting Requirements

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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