Missouri Energy Jobs

Jobs.mo.gov mobile logo

Job Information

Ameren Supervising Engineer - Substation Design (Transmission) in St. Louis, Missouri

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

About The Position

The Supervising Engineer is responsible for the immediate supervision, training and evaluation of personnel, performing studies, design, and specifications related to new and modification of existing substation facilities. Additional duties include providing technical design leadership, managing workload, training and evaluating personnel in duties related to management of consultants, justifying and hiring of new employees, compliance with NERC Standards, Transmission Operation support, and evaluating and monitoring substation apparatus performance.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provides technical leadership and lead development of design criteria and standards to provide a safe, reliable, operable, and cost effective design.

  • Ensure work group’s conformance to codes, regulations, standards, and company policies and procedures.

  • Plan, schedule, prioritize and coordinate activities to assure that assignments are completed relative to schedules and costs.

  • Interface with vendors, contractors, consultants, suppliers, interconnected utilities, governmental and regulatory agencies as well as other groups within the company.

  • Represent the company and provide expert testimony as required.

  • Ensure NERC standard compliance. Represent Ameren in NERC audits and possibly on industry committees.

  • Keep abreast of state-of-the-art developments and improvements, and contribute to the personal and professional development needs of the engineers in the group.

  • Ensure Transmission Operations support outside of normal working hours on occasion, as needed.

  • Builds effective teams; fostering engagement, innovation, and accountability in their work.


Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university or college is required. Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration preferred. Professional Engineer (P.E.) License or commitment to obtain within one year of assuming the supervisor position required. Five or more years of experience in substation design, power system protection design, substation project management, or substation and relay maintenance required. Knowledge and understanding of substation equipment, construction methods, and standards preferred. Familiarity with Ameren transmission system, schematic control diagrams preferred. Familiarity with NERC Reliability and CIP standards preferred.

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

Good leadership, management, analytical, communication, and human relations skills required. Flexibility and ability to work effectively as part of a team required.

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 Ameren.com, or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp, Facebook.com/AmerenCorp, or LinkedIn/company/Ameren.