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Stl Metro St. Louis, Illinois
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental Engineer / Scientist

Environmental Engineer / Scientist

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

The Environmental Scientist position will provide environmental regulatory support for the construction and operation of new and existing generation, energy delivery and transmission and distribution projects and facilities.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Maintain a working knowledge of environmental regulatory programs associated with biological, chemical, ecological water quality and waste management issues that are typically associated with generation, energy delivery, and transmission construction and operation.
  • Provide project management/coordination for permitting and/or regulatory approvals required by various local, state and federal regulatory authorities such as USEPA, USACE, USFWS, USFS, MDC and MDNR.
  • Provide regulatory interpretation and develop and communicate cost effective environmental compliance strategies to operating groups.
  • Interface with environmental regulatory agency personnel on the interpretation of regulations, study plans and permit conditions.
  • Represent the company in agency/stakeholder interactions and negotiations to best meet corporate goals and objectives while maintaining compliance with all local, state and federal environmental guidelines and laws.
  • Interface with outside contractors and internal departments (Legal, Generation, Energy Delivery, and Engineering) as part of the planning, data collection, permit preparation process and report generation process.
  • Perform field duties and studies as necessary to support company operations.
  • Monitor and analyze data, generate and/or review written reports to document field work and/or secure regulatory agency approvals.
  • Develop work scopes, schedules and cost estimates as necessary to support budget and project objectives.
  • Manage multiple and complex tasks and on-going projects.



Bachelor's or Master's Degree in engineering, science, natural resource management, or environmental science related field from an accredited college or university required. Three or more years of experience and specific working knowledge of various local, state and federal permitting and regulatory requirements preferred.  Five or more years of environmental regulatory experience in Missouri and/or Illinois preferred. 


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

Experience in working with electric utility industry projects preferred. Working knowledge of PC based spreadsheet, data analysis, database development and operation and word processing software required. Someone with an Engineering degree would be hired into the Engineering Tech Path.  Candidates with more experience would align with the appropriate Environ Scientist career path level (which is in relation to the tech path)


Additional Information

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process.  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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