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Ameren Transmission Contractor Services Supervisor in United States

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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

  • Peoria, IL area

  • Springfield, IL area

  • Bloomington, IL area

  • Decatur, IL area

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.

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.