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Civil / Structural Design Engineer


Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and 812,000 natural gas customers in Illinois. Our mission is to power the quality of life. Our service area covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles. For more information, visit or find us on Twitter @AmerenIllinois. For more on the ActOnEnergy program, visit

About The Position

The Engineer performs civil and structural engineering studies, design, and project management activities for the maintenance and renovation of existing or construction of new transmission and distribution lines, transmission and distribution substations, and other facilities. Key responsibilities include:


Key responsibilities include:

- Responsible for development of engineering solutions, cost and schedule estimates, and preliminary designs associated with initial development and budgeting of projects. Upon project authorization, perform detailed design and work with Drafting to complete drawings, prepare specifications for equipment and construction contracts, finalize cost and schedule estimates, and assist or lead in the planning and coordination of projects as required.

-Presentation of projects at public informational workshops and to government and regulatory bodies. Facilitate acquiring permits to perform construction activities.

-Interact with other Transmission and Distribution Design groups, vendors, contractors, architect/engineering firms, internal and external customers   .



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited college or university required. Engineer in Training (EIT) certification preferred.
  • Experience in the design of concrete, steel, wood, aluminum structures and foundations preferred.
  • Recent graduate to five years of experience preferred.


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

Candidate must have good analytical, communication, and human relations skills. Candidate must also have capability to work effectively as part of a project team. Ability to handle multiple assignments/projects and prioritize required.

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, disability or protected veteran status.


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