Spire Energy Compliance Engineer III in Birmingham, Alabama
Compliance Engineer III
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Date: Mar 19, 2020
Birmingham, AL, US, 35203
Company: Spire Inc.
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 Compliance Engineer III. This position will provide guidance to company personnel concerning pipeline safety compliance standards and implement the company’s Integrity Management Program. This position may also manage various main and service line replacement programs and the development of compliance and maintenance programs to comply with State and federal pipeline safety programs. Also submits reports including DOT annual reports and other records for compliance and auditing purposes.
Duties and Responsibilities
Implement the company’s Integrity Management Program and the associated plan and risk model.
Support the company’s PSC pipeline safety inspections including associated preparation and internal auditing of records.
Support the company initiatives through interacting with the PSC Pipeline Safety officials, other gas utility representatives, and material/equipment vendors as needed.
Prepare and submit various regulatory reports and documentation including annual reports, incident reports, safety related condition reports, and other documentation as needed.
Manage the analysis of leakage data and the planning of leakage and other compliance-related surveys as required.
Implement pipeline safety compliance programs as needed.
Where appropriate, implement the use of hydro testing, internal inspection technologies, non-destructive examination technologies, cathodic protection/corrosion mitigation, corrosion evaluations, and pipeline coating applications
Manage the analysis and implementation of various replacement programs, including identifying specific areas for replacement, implementing GIS tools, ensuring that the work is completed according to Company standards, and documenting information as needed in the appropriate company business system.
Submit various regulatory reports and documentation including annual reports, incident reports, safety related condition reports, and other documentation as needed
Assist Field Operations personnel as needed with information requests and various tasks and projects related to pipeline safety compliance
Develop and implement process changes to enhance the Company’s compliance with pipeline safety rules
Develop and implement process changes to improve the Company’s efficiencies in conducting various pipeline maintenance programs
Support the implementation of special projects related to compliance activities as assigned
Essential Characteristics and Competencies
Required Education (certifications, licenses)
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred
For Current MGE/Alagasco non-degreed personnel applying for MGE/Alagasco locations ONLY: The Bachelor’s degree in engineering is waived
Valid driver’s license
At least 5 years of work experience in the operations and engineering area of a regulated natural gas distribution system or related experience in another industry.
Required knowledge, skill and abilities
Familiarity with state and federal pipeline safety regulations
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ESRI software applications
Knowledge of the Company’s business systems, operating standards and replacement programs
Regularly perform project management tasks. Must be able to effectively manage contractor employees to accomplish objectives. Also required to monitor and manage expenses related to certain projects.
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.
Occasional travel or overtime as required
We Have Perspective
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.
Job Location: Birmingham
Job Segment: Compliance, Engineer, Geology, GIS, Testing, Legal, Engineering, Technology
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