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Company: Ameren, St. Louis, MO
Job Title: Career Engineer
Date Posted: 03/08/2013
Industry: Engineering


Req. # 11989

Title: Career Engineer

Location: St. Louis, MO



The Engineer is responsible for the engineering support of the maintenance of transmission lines (100kV and above). Key responsibilities include:

- Provide design, develop drawings and order material necessary for the maintenance, repair and relocation of transmission facilities.

- Perform detail estimates for the budget as required.

- Review right-of-way matters, and encroachment requests for proper clearance. Interact with property owners.

- Manage ongoing maintenance programs such as patrols/inspections, tower painting, and spare material.

- Analyze maintenance and operations practices and continually find ways to reduce costs and improve system reliability.

- Provide technical support and direction to internal and contractor physical workers for both planned and unplanned transmission line maintenance, repair and construction.

- Coordinate department work activities with interfacing groups, such as Transmission and Distribution Design, Real Estate and Transmission Operations.

- Assist dispatchers in line restoration and analyzing transmission line problems.

- Develop programs and procedures for preventative maintenance on the transmission system, 100kV and above.

- Specify and schedule work to assure continuous and efficient operation of lines.

- Responsible for the preparation of work orders, requisitions, specifications, and other required documents.


Education:  Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university required.

Experience:  Experience in transmission line design, construction or maintenance preferred.

Other:  Must have good decision-making, analytical, organization, computer, communication and customer relations skills. Ability to work independently required. Working knowledge of EMPRV and computer aided design software preferred. Must be flexible; subject to 24-hour emergency call.

 * Technical career path level depends upon applicant’s credentials.




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