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Ameren Engineer in Peoria, Illinois

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

About The Position:

The Engineer performs system planning and circuit analysis of distribution circuits 15kv and below and develops remediation plans as needed; performs project engineering and project management duties in order to complete plans, designs, cost estimates, and construction of electric distribution facilities 69kv and below with emphasis on safety, reliability, cost effectiveness, and customer satisfaction.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Plan, design, cost estimate, budget and manage projects related to new business, reliability, government highway or local road projects, system growth, and essential maintenance for the electric system.

  • Provide engineering assistance and technical support to field engineering representatives and other Region personnel. Perform power quality/trouble shooting analysis for customers' facilities.

  • Meet with residential and commercial customers, architects, contractors, and other appropriate contacts to determine actions needed to fulfill customers' requests. Provide customers with information regarding rates, lighting, wiring, NEC, and NESC code interpretations, and other service requirements and needs.

  • Perform engineering and design of electric or modifications in response to customer service requests, including: determining the impact of additional loads on the existing electric distribution system; securing of permits and rights-of-way; and performing post-construction follow-up.

  • Prepare load analysis for electric distribution substations and feeders and develop remediation plans for facilities that warrant corrective action.

  • Perform work within various company computer systems, such as DOJM, MV90, EADMS, CSS, SYNERGI, Load Analysis, OAS and Byers.

  • Work with region team members to enhance safety, reliability, cost effectiveness, and customer satisfaction.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of department and region goals. Identify and implement improvements in processes and operations to control costs and improve productivity.

  • Emergency call-out for storm restoration.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university required.

  • Completion of power-related courses in college is preferred.

  • E.I.T. (Engineer-in-Training) certification or P.E. (Professional Engineer) registration preferred.

  • Electrical engineering and project management experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates.

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

Must be self-starter with attention to detail and possess problem-solving, decision-making, communication, and human relation skills. Must have good analytical skills, and advanced computer skills. Must be adaptable and flexible, ability to work effectively as part of a team and also independently.

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.

Incumbents currently in the existing or similar career path will be considered only as lateral transfers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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.