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Company: Ameren, Newton, IL
Job Title: Engineer
Date Posted: 12/14/2012
Industry: Engineering

Req. # 11686
Title: Engineer
Location: Newton, IL

The Engineer will be assigned primarily to the Newton Energy Center in Newton, IL.  Travel to other energy centers, Resource Centers, and other locations
 may be required of the successful candidate as part of their job function. Key responsibilities include:
- Possess and maintain technical skills to proficiently work in the following areas:  Large transformers, switchgear and electrical systems, NERC/SERC compliance
technical support, electrical codes and standards compliance, instruments and controls support, condition based maintenance for electrical equipment, real time data
systems and operations analysis support, low and medium voltage motors and motor controls, lighting and plant general electrical services, main and auxiliary generators
and auxiliaries, generator exciters, voltage regulators, iso-phase busses, DC systems station batteries, battery chargers, protective relaying, outage support, plant emergency support, chillers, refrigerant cooling systems, HVAC support, plant elevator systems, power circuit breakers, grounding systems and lightening protection, motor control centers, medium voltage cable.
- Lead the checkout and start-up of new equipment; lead and support maintenance and troubleshooting of existing plant equipment; support company and plant
sponsored programs; make engineering recommendations to improve plant processes and programs.
- Develop engineering solutions, cost and schedule estimates, and preliminary designs associated with initial development and budgeting of projects. Upon project
authorization, perform detailed design and work with drafting to complete drawings, prepare requisitions and specifications for equipment and construction contracts,
analyze proposals, produce cost and schedule estimates, lead or assist in the planning and coordination of projects.
- Efficiently and effectively interact with Company and Plant management, Company and Plant engineers, Ameren and Power Operations and maintenance groups,
vendors, contractors and architect /engineering firms.
Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university required. Professional Engineer (P.E.) license preferred.
Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate preferred. 
Experience:  Three or more years of electrical power engineering experience in a Power Plant or relative industry/military experience preferred.  Field experience
or power system study experience is preferred.
Other:  Good analytical, communication, and human relation skills required. Extensive travel between plants and general office building.
*Technical Career Path Level depends upon applicant's credentials.

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