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Ameren Project Controls Scheduler in St. Louis, Missouri

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:Wednesday June 23, 2021

About The Position

The Ameren Missouri Project Controls Scheduler is responsible for scheduling all phases of a projects life cycle (Initiation, Engineering, Procurement, Construction/Installations, Monitoring and Controlling, Close-out). In addition, the Project Controls Specialist may support daily Energy Center outage scheduling of labor and contractor resources. Schedule development could include any of the following types of Ameren Missouri Business Segment projects: Electric Distribution and Substation, Gas Distribution and Energy Center generation projects.

Key responsibilities include :

  • Works with projects schedules, integrated with other Ameren schedules.

  • Develops and maintains detailed, network-driven, resource-loaded, baselined schedules using scheduling software (e.g., Oracle Primavera or Microsoft Project).

  • Meets with various project stakeholders to develop their Primavera schedules. This could include interactions with Senior Leaders, Outage Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Construction Supervisors, Real Estate Agents, Vegetation Supervisors, Telecom Group, Distribution Automation Techs, and other stakeholders who perform activities in the schedule.

  • Creates reports in P6 Analytics and other systems (e.g., EMPRV) to gain an understanding of roles, resources, project and activity coding, metric reporting, Primavera business line hierarchy, etc.

  • Provides schedule information to key stakeholders (e.g., the Business Performance Specialist) and develops an understanding of the format they need to align the forecast dollars in accordance with the schedule. Understands and supports project cost analysis and reporting for the project including contractor billing and monthly cash flow reforecasting.

  • Performs and/or reviews updates, schedules projects, and learns to perform analysis of critical path, baseline variance, and key performance metrics. Learns how to determine schedule impacts, provides guidance to stakeholders on how to resolve criticality, and communicates impacts timely to the appropriate stakeholders.

  • Follows established methodology Scheduling Department has established for obtaining schedule updates.

  • Creates baselines, analyzes change requests, and implements into the baseline plan if approved.

  • Becomes familiar with and learn policies and procedures established by the business line, Ameren Corporation and regulatory entities.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or in a Business or Construction-related discipline (e.g., Business Management, Construction Management, Finance, Accounting, Information Systems) required. Proficiency with Primavera P6, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint preferred. Four years of relevant experience (e.g., project controls, project management, or specific business segments projects, operations, maintenance, planning) may be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree.

* Salary and career level dependent upon individual credentials.

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

Proven oral and written communication skills; and the following Ameren competencies: Think Customer, Inspire and Engage, Foster Innovation, Drive Results, Champion Learning, Build Trust and Be Strategic.

A high level knowledge of mechanical equipment, maintenance, project management, or construction practices preferred. Completion of OSHA 30 training preferred.

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, 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.