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Spire Energy Scheduler, Gas Supply in Birmingham, Alabama

Scheduler, Gas Supply

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: 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 (Essential 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 Gas Scheduler for our Houston office. This position will coordinate the receipt and delivery of gas between suppliers, markets, pipelines, storage operators, and others in order to ensure that company volumes are accurately tracked and monitored to ensure that billing and invoicing are correct. Works closely with trading personnel and accounting to communicate relevant information in a timely manner

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain records for all gas supply purchases, transportation, and sales for various SMI customers in order to manage the gas supply, transportation, and sales portfolios in an efficient and timely manner

  • Schedule interstate and intrastate pipeline and end-user volumes on a daily basis and try to minimize imbalance and scheduling charges that are caused by the misalignment of receipt and delivery volumes

  • Contact counterparty gas scheduling representatives to exchange scheduling information for both daily and monthly transactions to ensure that all purchase and sale volumes are scheduled on a timely basis

  • Review and summarize SMI’s pipeline contracts so that primary and discounted secondary receipt and delivery points can easily be obtained in a timely manner

  • Accurately account for all scheduled and allocated volumes so that the Gas Accountant can verify all purchase, sales, and transportation charges prior to month-end closing

  • Monitor pipeline bulletin boards for both scheduled and unscheduled pipeline maintenance in order to avoid foreseen cuts on firm transportation contracts

  • Handle after-hours and weekend nomination issues by monitoring emails and phone calls from both pipeline and third-party representatives on an ongoing basis and contacting the gas supply buyers and other third parties as needed in order to resolve the issues

  • 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

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • No

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field required

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Natural Gas Scheduling experience or related experience is preferred

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Shared office environment

  • On-call, as needed, including nights and weekends

  • Remote work-flexible


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.

Spire Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employers. 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 click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.

Job Location: Birmingham Job Segment: Pipeline, Scheduler, Gas, Energy, Administrative, Customer Service

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