Telematics & Fleet Systems Administrator

Date: May 21, 2023

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.


Spire is seeking a Telematics and Fleet Systems Administrator to work in either the Kansas City, MO, St Louis, MO, or Birmingham, Alabama locations.  This position will be responsible for administration of the telematics program and have management oversight for other Fleet Management Information Systems. This position will also ensure management and compliance of all Fleet State and Federal regulations for Spire’s vehicles and equipment.

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.
And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire culture to life: 

  • We Care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard.
  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger.
  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance.
  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs.

By living our values and behaviors every day, we strive to create an environment where every employee feels welcome, respected and valued. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer, manage, and generate reporting in the Global Positioning System (GPS) telematics systems/
  • Act as project manager for telematics program, gather and analyze data, problem solve and communicate recommendations.
  • Maintain the GPS database to include but not limited to, drivers, vehicles, hierarchies, groups, scheduled reports, authorized users, and site permissions.
  • Act as liaison with the telematics provider and other associated contracts.
  • Manage telematics inventory levels for all regions.
  • Manage the aftercare contract to ensure sustainability of the telematics program that includes troubleshooting of devices, installation of new devices, removal of devices, and monitoring of the database. 
  • Create and maintain Purchase Orders for payment to vendors.
  • Oversee telematics installation and repair teams.
  • Maintain and develop new Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) between related databases such as HRIS, CLICK, Driverl, GPSI and others to ensure seamless transmittal of information.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for telematics capabilities and is the primary contact for all related activities for the program throughout all company entities. 
  • Assist in the oversite of the company Fuel Card Program.
  • Supervise analysts and fleet systems personnel and provide subject matter advice and direction on related programs.
  • Administer, manage, and generate reporting in Fleet Focus M5 fleet management system.
  • Assist in pulling various department reports, as required.
  • Moniter telematics systems for anomalies and non-reporting of equipment and schedule for repair.
  • Manage the telematics contract for compliance and accurate billing, act as liaison between company and vendor.
  • Works with others to ensure compliance of all federal regulations regarding Department of Transportation (DOT) vehicles and equipment, with regards to MCS150, International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA), Unified Carrier Registration (UCR), Pipeline and Hazardous Material Permits and International Registration Plan (IRP).
  • All other duties, as assigned. 

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Ability to adapt in a fast-moving and changing culture.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
  • Capacity to assess new concepts and accurately apply them.
  • Ability to plan, manage time effectively and be productive with multiple concurrent tasks.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people.
  • Outstanding customer service skills and team player abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to troubleshoot issues when found.
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and present actionable steps to management.
  • Stays abreast of technology and industry trends to ensure we are on the leading edge of available solutions.
  • 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 skill and perspective.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and display a positive attitude for this dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or related area of study OR an Associate's Degree with a minimum of 10 years of experience in a process management type of role.
  • Valid Driver's License, required.
  • Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) or Certified Automotive Fleet Specialist (CAFS), preferred.

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Five years of relevant experience of increasing responsibility in the automotive industry, six or more years a plus.
  • Experience in telematics, Power BI, preferred.
  • Experience in leading teams, preferred.
  • Experience in vendor management, project management, and contracts.
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills, experience in fleet management software.
  • General knowledge of a wide variety of vehicles and equipment.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Work is normally performed in a shared office environment. 
  • Typically, 8 hours a day, Monday thru Friday. Overtime may be required, to meet tight deadlines. 
  • Occasional travel, may be required. 

Posting Requirements

Disclaimer:  The above statements are 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 an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. 


Job Location: St Louis

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