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Company: AMEREN, St. Louis, MO
Job Title: Engineer
Date Posted: 11/08/2012
Industry: Energy and Utilities
Summary: AMEREN
Req. # 10558
Title: Engineer
Location: St. Louis, MO

The Engineer works with a team of transmission planning engineers to achieve the optimum development of the Ameren transmission system; ensure compliance with relevant NERC Reliability Standards; represent Amerens interests and shape policy development in the ISO, RRO, and ERO arenas; and execute transmission planning duties in support of other departments or areas.  Develop expertise in the power system analysis field, perform special studies, and participate in research as assigned.  Key responsibilities include:
- Perform power-flow, short-circuit, stability, reliability, and facility addition studies of the Ameren transmission system and interconnected transmission systems. 
- Use computer modeling to assess system adequacy and to identify future needs for system improvements.
- Determine the optimum size, configuration, and timing of new transmission facilities or upgrades to existing facilities.  Perform economic analyses to evaluate transmission upgrade and expansion alternatives.  Work with others inside and outside of Ameren to reach consensus on transmission upgrades, additions, and new interconnections.  Issue engineering documents to communicate conceptual design and initiate detailed design and construction. Participate in studies required to ensure compliance with NERC Reliability Standards and Ameren Transmission Planning Criteria
- Participate in NERC and Regional (SERC) standards development and compliance activities.
- Represent Amerens interest in committees or working groups associated with MISO, SERC, NERC, and other entities. Provide leadership to committees or groups as needed.
- Perform special studies and participate in activities related to development of MISO Transmission Expansion Plans. Perform generator interconnection studies and identify system upgrades or additions. 
- Coordinate joint activities and studies with other departments, functions, and companies; and participate in public workshops for future facilities.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university required, preferably with an emphasis in power systems. Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering preferred. Professional Engineer (P.E.) license also preferred.
Experience: One or more years experience in power system analysis or related fields with knowledge of personal computer systems preferred.
Other: Must have good analytical, decision-making, communication, and human relations skills. Must also have capability to work independently on major projects. Ameren employees within the Ameren Transmission Business Segment only will be given consideration for this opening.

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