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Spire Energy Eng II, Compliance BHM in Birmingham, Alabama

Eng II, Compliance BHM

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Date: Sep 10, 2020


Birmingham, AL, US, 35203

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.


Spire is seeking a Compliance Engineer II to work in our Birmingham, AL office. 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

  • Support the Implementation of 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.

  • Assist in preparing and submitting various regulatory reports and documentation including annual reports, incident reports, safety related condition reports, and other documentation as needed.

  • Support the analysis of leakage data and the planning of leakage and other compliance-related surveys as required.

  • Support the implementation of pipeline safety compliance programs as needed.

  • Where appropriate, support the use of hydro testing, internal inspection technologies, non-destructive examination technologies, cathodic protection/corrosion mitigation, corrosion evaluations, and pipeline coating applications

  • Support the management of 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.

  • Assist Field Operations personnel as needed with information requests and various tasks and projects related to pipeline safety compliance

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred

  • Valid driver’s license

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • At least 3 years of work experience in the operations and engineering area of a regulated natural gas distribution system or related experience in another industry.

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 Care

We Advance

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: Birmingham

Job Segment: Compliance, Engineer, Geology, GIS, Law, Legal, Engineering, Technology

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