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Spire Energy Intern, Gas Operations in Saint Louis, Missouri

Intern, Gas Operations

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Date: Dec 21, 2021

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63110

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.


The Gas Operations Intern will be responsible for providing support to the Manager, Gas Operations in the Instrumentation and Control group. The intern will be responsible for completing projects to improve operations in these groups and may also participate in some day-to-day tasks. This is a paid internship.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform including, but not limited to, creating Access databases, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, AutoCAD drawings, and GIS work

  • Gain and apply knowledge of all applicable DOT/PHMSA, NFPA, and OSHA regulations as they impact procedures

  • Participate in projects involving the replacement of various equipment at facilities

  • Gather and compile data regarding current telecommunications locations and equipment

  • Prepare standard installation drawings and material lists

  • Create or update instrumentation schematics and communications network diagrams

  • Communicate project status and results to staff and management

  • Prepare and/or use documents, spreadsheets, databases, drawings, and other software applications in the daily course of the job

  • Communicate project status and results to staff and management

  • All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

  • Prepare and/or use documents, spreadsheets, databases, drawings, and other software applications in the daily course of the job

  • 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

  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to follow directions, work independently and multitask effectively

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

  • Must be a currently enrolled rising Junior or Senior or graduate student pursuing a degree in construction management, engineering, or relevant degree

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

  • Must have at least 1 year of general work experience

  • Microsoft Office proficiency required with most positions

  • Knowledge of basic engineering principles coupled with the ability to apply as needed

  • Proficiency using MSO (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) required, Microsoft Access preferred

  • Ability to use or learn to use various software, including AutoCAD, Maximo, and GIS

Physical demands, environment and schedule

  • Typically, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

  • Some additional time beyond normal work hours is sometime required to meet target timeframes for completing special projects or studies


We Advance

We Care

We Collaborate

We Have Perspective

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: St Louis Job Segment: Gas, Telecom, Telecommunications, Engineer, Geology, Energy, Technology, Engineering

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