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C Fulton, Missouri
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Electrical Maintenance Technician, Assistant Level 1

Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than 100 years, and the company's electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. Ameren Missouri's mission is to power the quality of life for its 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. The company's service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 communities including the greater St. Louis area. For more information, visit or follow Ameren Missouri on Facebook or Twitter.

About the Position
Under direct, but not constant supervision, and working on a rotating or straight shift as may be required, to inspect, repair, maintain, and modify plant electrical equipment and to perform other work as may be required such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Conduct special and routine surveillance tests on plant equipment to establish its condition or potential for deterioration which may impact plant or equipment performance or reliability.
  • Work independently using schematics, logic diagrams, drawings or sketches in executing specific work requests.
  • Check to insure that equipment to be worked on has been properly isolated and protected. On energized equipment, take steps to insure that proper safety devices are in use and understood before work starts.
  • Erect scaffolds and rigging for plant activities.
  • Operate pipe and bolt threading machines, power saws, drill presses, hydraulic presses, grinders, and other general shop equipment.
  • Operate and make minor adjustments to plant electrical maintenance instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters and ammeters.
  • Temporarily remove and replace auxiliary devices such as small lubricating lines, tubing connection and vibration sensors encountered by him during normal maintenance activities.
  • Be aware of and at all times follow the Workman’s Protection Assurance program and the use of Radiation Work Permits.
  • Communicate either verbally or in writing with authorized inspectors or other representatives of plant management or the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, on any plant activities with which he has been involved.
  • Operate acetylene or other heating torches or gas or electrical welding equipment as needed for heating of equipment or areas, soldering or brazing operations as required for their assigned work.
  • To assist on other jobs as required and perform incidental or less skilled work as required, including sweeping/cleaning shop area.
  • Properly drive a motor vehicle when directed or when required to perform his duties.
  • On an as needed basis to serve in any other plant activities for which he is trained.

Journeymen will direct on-the-job training of Assistants. Journeymen and Assistants will participate in ongoing training, including successful completion of TPEs.
To develop and maintain complete understanding of all facets of the plant emergency program and plant security system. To react as appropriate in the protection of the public in case of an operational emergency. To serve as an active participant in these programs.

Qualifications for Assistant Journeyman

  • An applicant for the Journeyman Program shall:
  • Be at least 18 years of age at time of application.
  • Have graduated from high school or passed a recognized high school equivalency examination.
  • Pass the physical which is required for that craft.
  • Employees receiving a disciplinary suspension within 12 months prior to the (common) acceptance date of the assistant position(s) may be disqualified as a bidder at the discretion of the company.
  • Have demonstrated interest and pride in craftsmanship.
  • Possess ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Pass the requirement for access at the Callaway Plant.
  • Pass the appropriate test for entry into the line of promotion or job.
  • Possess the required education or experience for entry into the line of promotion at the assistant level, as follows:
  •  Three years of experience doing comparable work OR
  •  Completion of an Electrician apprenticeship program complying with 29 CFR 29.5
  •  Standards of apprenticeship OR
  •  Associates Degree in Industrial Electricity from Linn State Technical College or equivalent program  OR
  •  Associates Degree in Industrial Electricity/Electronics from Ranken Technical College or equivalent program OR
  •  Pass the appropriate competency exam.

Candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. The Company will provide reasonable accommodation in appropriate circumstances when consistent with applicable law.

Terms of Promotion
All employees will enter the line of promotion as Assistant Journeyman Level 1.
Employees shall advance to Assistant Journeyman Level 2 after successfully completing one-half (1/2) of the Task Performance Evaluations (TPEs) required of the Mechanic classification at the time of entry into the Electrical Mechanic position, or after one year (excluding time absent), whichever occurs first.
Employees shall advance to Journeyman level after successfully completing all of the TPEs required for that classification at the time of entry into the Electrical Mechanic position. Callaway employees incumbent as of 7/1/03 shall automatically advance to Journeyman level after two (2) years.

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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