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Spire Energy Meter Department Laborer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Meter Department Laborer

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Date: May 16, 2024

Location: Saint Louis, MO, US, 63119

Company: Spire Inc.


Spire is hiring Meter Shop Laborers at our Carr Lane shop. This position is responsible for the handling of meters, regulators, and other equipment as directed. Also includes performing a variety of unskilled tasks as required in keeping building and premises in a neat and orderly condition. Duties are performed in accordance with instructions and exercises judgment based on knowledge and experience as acquired on the job.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Responsibility is limited to the care and handling of office furniture, meters, regulators and other equipment and to follow instructions.

• Work is performed inside and outside causing ordinary discomfort due to dirt, dust, and dampness as encountered.

• Discard condemned meters.

• Receive incoming gas meters and assign bar codes.

• Transport carts, large meters and received goods to designated area.

• General cleaning in and about the building and keeping in good order by gathering and disposing of rubbish and trash.

• Sweep platform, stairways, driveways, walks, including the removal of snow.

• Sweeps and mops floor where required.

• Oils, waxes, and polishes floor.

• Dusts and polishes floor.

• Cleans washrooms, and locker room including fixtures, replenishes supplies.

• Washes windows inside and out.

• Gathers and stacks meter slats.

• General handling of meters, regulators, or other equipment.

• Dusts meters when required.

• Performs similar tasks as assigned.

• Performs task as described in the training program for the position.

• Backfill for Truck Divers when needed

• All other duties as assigned

Essential Characteristics and Competencies

Supervisory Responsibilities

Required Education (certifications, licenses)

• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Required to possess and maintain a Class A driver’s license or be able to obtain within 90 days of start date.

Required knowledge, skill and abilities

• The ability to speak English, read, write, and follow instructions is a requisite.

• Should have a thorough knowledge of Company rules and practices regarding the performance of the duties involved

• Must have working knowledge of pipe fittings, piping procedures, meters, regulator and properties of natural gas. Working experience/knowledge of basic electricity, wiring diagrams, schematics and mechanical blueprints is required. Basic knowledge and familiarity of PCs and associated equipment and their proper mode of operation is required.

Physical demands, environment and schedule

• Normal work schedule is 5 over 5

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.

And we find the best by hiring those who share our values of safety, inclusion and integrity, and demonstrate our four essential behaviors that bring the Spire culture to life:

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

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

• 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.

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: St Louis Job Segment: Laborer, Engineering

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