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Spire Energy Business Partner, Facilities in Saint Louis, Missouri

Business Partner, Facilities

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Date: Jul 1, 2024

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63101

Company: Spire Inc.


The Business Partner, Facilities role will be responsible for all areas of facility management including, maintenance, cleaning and repair, and other Facility related projects for assigned locations.

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 everything we do. We are committed to understanding the needs of the homes and businesses we serve. 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 drive, safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire vision, mission and culture to life:

  • We make it happen: We are a company of go-getters, acting on every opportunity to help our company advance.

  • We collaborate: We put teamwork first, bringing in everyone’s ideas, because our collective energy makes us stronger.

  • We seek out perspective: We challenge ourselves to be open to different ways of doing things, because learning from each other leads to breakthroughs.

  • We care: We treat people how we want to be treated, listening closely and doing what’s right, even when it’s hard.

    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

  • Manage the maintenance of buildings, grounds, and other facilities by performing the following duties personally and through direct reports or vendors.

  • Manage the day-to-day operation of all facilities, including cleaning, maintenance, and repair, and ensure they are well-maintained and in accordance with department procedures and standards.

  • Manage any outside vendor/landlord that provides maintenance, repairs, or janitorial services to Company facilities.

  • Respond to employees’ concerns, issues, and complaints in a prompt fashion.

  • Manage the maintenance personnel assigned (if required) and ensure development and proper training and safety practices by conducting employee and or vendor training programs.

  • Manage office/department relocations adhering to workspace standards.

  • Lead the inspection process to manage the planning and direction of activities related to the long-term Facility Condition Assessment of all buildings, building equipment, and grounds and the well-being of their occupants, including building improvements, building repair, emergency response, fire protection, etc.

  • Partner with operations leadership to understand and support their needs as it relates to facilities.

  • C ollaborate with the other disciplines in Facilities as needed on projects and daily work.

  • Support Corporate Security as needed for security-related matters and coordinate with Safety department emergency evacuation procedures and safety practices in the department.

  • Manage facility projects, preparing a budget, and tracking actuals within the area of responsibility.

  • Manage assigned site(s) within the computerized maintenance management system software and database and ensure accuracy of asset data and appropriate facility records.

  • Participate in the department budget development and actively manage the budget for the locations assigned, including review of the resulting metrics and standard costs.

  • Fulfill on-call responsibilities and emergency calls.

  • Manage small construction projects as assigned by Real Estate and Facilities Director. 

  • Provide on-site support to Facilities Planning for large construction projects.

  • 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 skill and perspective.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position will supervise Facility Technician(s).

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred in engineering, business, or comparable discipline.

  • IFMA certification preferred and other Facility related certifications – HVAC, etc.  

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of normal building practices, building codes, local, state, and federal codes as required, and the ability to read construction documents preferred.

  • Proven track record of the project and supervisory skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, analyze, draw conclusions, and present recommendations.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with internal customers and external contractors.

  • Minimum five years of facility maintenance experience.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Normal Work Environment - Work is normally performed in a shared office or field environment. 

  • Travel required within the geographic area of responsibility.

  • Normal working hours Monday – Friday.

Posting Requirements

We accept online applications through our career site at

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 Job Segment: Database, Engineer, Technology, Engineering

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