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Ameren Shift Supervisor I in Festus, Missouri

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:Saturday July 31, 2021

About The Position

The Shift Supv I is responsible for supervising, directing, and coordinating all phases of mechanical and electrical operations of power plant equipment to ensure continuous, safe, efficient, and economical operation.

Key responsibilities include:

● Supervise, train, appraise, and coordinate plant personnel in control room, coal handling and other equipment operations and maintenance (including instruments and controls).

● Lead plant personnel including Unit Operating Engineers (who operate the plant from a central control room), Production Operating Engineers (who operate and maintain the field equipment), Master Control Technicians (who maintain the instruments and controls) and Coal Equipment Operating Engineers (who operate the heavy mobile equipment for pushing coal and the stationary coal receiving equipment).

● Completely responsible for the safe, reliable, legal and efficient operation of the plant on P.M., Owl, and weekend shifts.


High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelors Degree in a technical discipline (e.g. engineering) preferred. Two or more years of relevant power plant experience required with Bachelors Degree; five or more years of relevant power plant required without degree, with preference given for operations experience. Five or more years of relevant heavy industrial experience may be considered, but preference will be given to candidates with power plant experience. Willingness and ability to work rotating shifts required.

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

Good decision-making, communication, leadership skills, as well as good technical knowledge of power plant principles required.

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, 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.