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Ameren Vegetation Supervisor in United States

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:Thursday August 05, 2021

The Vegetation Supervisor is responsible for the field administration of contracts with outside contractors in regard to line clearance activities and other areas, as assigned.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for tree trim cycle optimization and project management including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and evaluation of all types of vegetation management work impacting the distribution system.

  • Responsible for the field administration of contracts with outside contractors in regard to line clearance activities and other areas, as assigned; including but not limited to assisting supervisors in other areas.

  • Assure safety, productivity, and distribution system reliability performance that optimize expenditures and deliver expected business results.

  • Contribute to the development of standards in the use of pesticides in environmental programs and procedures to improve system service reliability and crew productivity.

  • Perform field investigations, address specific customer complaints or requests, resolve problems, and communicate corporate department policy or programs to customers, government officials, and other agencies.

  • Record all pertinent information. Establish and ensure continuity of effective safety programs.

  • Respond to after-hours requests and manage tree crews engaged in storm restoration work.

  • This position is subject to call-outs and emergency duty.

  • Responsibilities could involve occasional overnight travel and will require the use of a personal vehicle.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or related field from an accredited college or university preferred.

  • Five or more years experience in forestry/arboriculture required.

  • Five or more years experience in the utility line clearance industry with a knowledge of overhead construction preferred.

  • Must hold or be willing to secure within 12 months a current Certified Arborist certification from the International Society of Arboriculture.

  • Must hold or be willing to secure within 12 months a current Illinois Pesticide Applicator License.

Location

  • Primary working location will be either Decatur or Bloomington IL depending on candidate selected for this role.

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

Working knowledge of Excel, Word, and other Office365 applications required. Must demonstrate good administrative, leadership, communication, and human relations skills; and the following Ameren competencies: Think Customer, Inspire and Engage, Foster Innovation, Drive Results, Champion Learning, Build Trust, and Be Strategic. Position requires investigation/re-investigation under NERC (North American Electric Reliability Council) guidelines.

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 Ameren.com, or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp, Facebook.com/AmerenCorp, or LinkedIn/company/Ameren.

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