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Ameren Transmission Contractor Services Supervisor in St. Louis, Missouri

About Us

Ameren is a leader in the energy industry, and our transformation toward more clean, renewable energy is also transforming other industries and infrastructure in our communities. As a regional company serving local customers, we not only serve our a part of them. This isn't just a job. At Ameren, we invest in you, so you can power the quality of life you want.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is one of the core values that guides us in everything we do. We are committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that brings diverse perspectives to every area of our business.

Our benefits include:

  • Medical coverage on date of hire

  • 100% employer paid cash balance pension plan

  • 401(k) with company match fully vested on date of hire

  • Minimum of 15 days paid vacation and 12 paid holidays

  • Paid parental leave and family caregiver leave

About Ameren Transmission

Ameren Transmission is dedicated to planning, constructing and safely operating over 8,000 transmission miles across a variety of energy markets. We explore opportunities and develop projects that will enhance reliability, improve system performance and increase access to more diverse generation sources for customers across the country.

About The Position

The Contractor Services Supervisor is responsible for the day-to-day oversight and management of the vendor-based transmission related electric and civil construction and support crews, the management of their work in accordance with applicable contracts and agreements, and investigation and resolution of customer complaints. Additionally, they are responsible to assure that vendor's field supervision enforces all applicable Ameren policy, practices and safety rules.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide input to project planning and design.

  • Manage and evaluate contractor crews engaged in the construction, maintenance and inspection of the electric system.

  • Provide clear expectations for contractor performance to include safety and quality through observations and audits.

  • Maintain regular contact with contractor supervisory personnel to assess manpower, equipment, tools and material needs for specific projects.

  • Schedule, assign, and manage the work in a safe, efficient, and effective manner in accordance with the applicable contracts and agreements.

  • Monitor and control project budget and schedules to insure that the proper resources are allocated so that projects are completed on time and within budget.

  • Provide budgetary cost tracking documentation and construction timeline schedules.

  • Document project scope changes and provide project updates to the project team as required.

  • Coordinate activities with customers, contractors, external stakeholders and other company departments.

  • Consistently enforce all WPA and safety rules and conduct Safety Observations with individuals and crews.

  • Consistently enforce appropriate corporate policies with contractor crews as required.

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


High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or construction management related discipline preferred. Five or more years of relevant experience in electric transmission or electric distribution required, OR Five or more years of relevant experience in a heavy industrial or military environment including a minimum of three years in a supervisor role required. Journeyman line or journeyman substation experience preferred. Utility experience preferred. Supervisory or team/contractor leadership experience preferred.

Location Information:

Candidate can be located in the below preferred locations

  • Columbia, MO

  • Mexico, MO

  • St Louis Metro Area (MO or IL)

  • Champaign, IL

  • Jacksonville, IL

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

The Contractor Services Supervisor’s work environment includes office and field. Overnight travel may be required, for multiple days per week, depending on location of construction projects. Subject to call-out and overtime as required for emergency storm restoration and project work.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office, general computer skills, proficiency with mobile devices, and proficiency with project construction schedules required. Strong leadership, management, analytical, communication and human relations skills preferred. Must be adaptable and flexible. Project and/or Construction Management skills preferred. Basic knowledge of APImaging, CCTM, and ArcGIS, systems preferred.

Additional Information

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.


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

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.