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Ameren Relay Maintenance Engineer in Belleville, Illinois

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:

About The Position

The Relay Maintenance Engineering provides Support and Technical resource assistance to the Substation Relay Superintendent and their reports, regarding operation of the Substation and Relay equipment and system.

Successful candidate selected may be located in any of these Ameren Offices: Belleville IL, Peoria IL, Champaign IL, or Mattoon IL. Position requires office and field work.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Review and investigate system operations to determine necessary corrective actions.

  • Coordinate testing program to assure necessary PM tasks are completed as required by internal and external requirements.

  • Provide support to relay maintenance personnel for commissioning and checkout of new relay systems and equipment.

  • Prepare minor design changes to settings or systems as needed to support ongoing system operation.

  • Support maintenance and replacement of protective relaying, DMEs, RTUs, etc. throughout the state.

  • Provide support on outage events as necessary or requested outside of normal working hours.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university required. Professional Engineer License or active commitment to obtain one also required. Two or more years of utility experience with specific knowledge of protective relaying or substation and power plant control schemes preferred.

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

Proficiency in Windows-based software such as Access and Excel preferred. Good analytical, decision-making, communication, and human relations skills.

  • Technical career path level and salary depends upon applicant’s credentials. Open to all levels of engineers.

Additional Information

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution service, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois develops, owns and operates rate-regulated regional electric transmission projects. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp,, or LinkedIn/company/Ameren.