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Ameren Project Manager (Transmission) in St. Louis, Missouri

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About The Position

The Project Manager leads small-large size projects with overall accountability for scope, budget and schedule with moderate levels of complexity and risk.

Key responsibilities include:

With minimal leadership guidance:

  • Obtains complete project scope definition and communicates scope to team members.

  • Manages the scope, budget, and schedule of small to medium size and/or moderately complex projects; and delivers projects on time and within budget constraints.

  • Leads the project team in the planning and organization of project logistics, problem solving and processes to drive team velocity and ensure full team engagement and successful project delivery.

  • Develops/manages project budget, and reviews and approves invoices, vendor proposals, and scope revisions. Develops project forecasts and revises project budgets and forecasts as necessary.

  • Applies organization and leadership skills to ensure internal and external resources work together to meet project objectives.

  • Manages stakeholder expectations for project delivery, facilitates transparency and adaptation, and communicates how projects drive value for the business.

  • Leads the project team in the development of contracting strategies that maximize value to Ameren's customers.

  • Proactively manages contracts to ensure that vendors/suppliers uphold the terms of the contract.

  • Creates, delivers and implements project change approach, strategy and plan; and change management activities to ensure ongoing stakeholder and user engagement; mentors team and peers in the roles and responsibilities of change management.

  • Demonstrates ability to lead, coach and guide others on project activities.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university required. Two or more years of relevant experience in project management including scheduling, budgeting, forecasting or project accounting including cost management systems to support project budget, forecast, and spend required. Two years is the minimum number of years required to be considered for this level role.

*Salary dependent upon individual credentials and position market pay level.

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

Working-level understanding of Project Management techniques and skills. Solid understanding of: Project Management tools e.g., Primavera, Primavera Analytics, Maximo, PowerPlan, Oracle BI, Unifier, etc.; change management strategies and principles; project planning principles such as timing, cost and the implications of project cost overruns/underruns; resources planning; how vendors are chosen, motivated and managed; cost controls and project analytics; schedule development, management and schedule controls; project risks and risk management strategies; contract types and contracting strategy; details of project lifecycle and internal processes that facilitate the project lifecycle; stakeholder identification and management; project accounting and cost management; scope development, business justification and project benefits. Although an engineering degree is not required, the individual is expected to develop a sufficient technical understanding of the work; essential to managing technical projects and establishing credibility with the overall team that this individual will be leading.

Additional Information

Standard Day Shift in office or field environment. Significant travel, overtime, and/or off-hour work may be required based upon individual project oversight needs. Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. 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.

Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected and the best solutions are put into action.

Our vision is "Leading the Way to a Sustainable Energy Future" and our mission is "To Power the Quality of Life." Our company values include safety and security, integrity, respect, diversity equity and inclusion, accountability, stewardship, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Our "All-In" culture reflects how we care, serve with passion, deliver for customers, communities and shareholders and win together.

Ameren's co-workers spend thousands of hours each year giving back to their communities. The company supports their donations of time through a Dollars for Doers program and also offers a Matching Grant program for donations made to postsecondary schools.

Ameren has an unwavering commitment to sustainability. That includes how we perform as a steward of the environment, how we manage our relationships with customers, communities and workforce and provide robust governance and oversight of our practices. We are committed to clean energy. The company has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2045 across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition, Ameren laid out plans for its largest-ever expansion of clean wind and solar generation that maintains the reliability and affordability that customers have come to expect. Interim carbon emissions goals include a 50% reduction by 2030 and an 85% reduction by 2040, from 2005 levels.

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 services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit ( , or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp , , or .

Ameren is committed to equal employment opportunities and 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 applicable law.