Ameren Missouri is part of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation, generating almost 10,200 megawatts and serving 1.2 million electric customers in Missouri, including 127,000 natural gas customers. Our 4,000 employees account for more than one third of Ameren’s 8,500 total workforce, and our service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 towns, including the greater St. Louis area.
About The Position
The Systems Engineer provides technical leadership for the site through optimization and reliability of systems and equipment, proactive identification and resolution of plant issues, and technical assistance to other departments.
Key responsibilities include
•Maintain the health and reliability of systems/components and identify and respond to threats to reliability specific to individual systems and cross-cutting threats to reliability that impact multiple systems.
•Evaluate systems/component types through proactive performance monitoring and trending of the performance of assigned systems/components.
•Identify adverse trends and proactively initiate actions to prevent system performance degradation or component failures.
•Identify system or component conditions or deficiencies that can impact system operation and notify Operations or management as appropriate.
•Perform causal analysis of equipment and system/area deficiencies and failures and determine corrective actions to resolve
•Prioritize / establish action plans to address deficiencies on assigned systems/areas via the corrective action and work management processes.
•Provide technical support in the preparation and execution of complex work packages on assigned systems/components, as required.
•Support Maintenance and Operations in system troubleshooting and provide system /component/discipline expertise for troubleshooting significant events or complex plant problems.
•Maintain thorough knowledge of programs, codes, standards and operating experience and how they relate to the plant.
•Perform safety evaluation screening, disposition of nonconformance reports
•Perform engineering evaluations and reviews of applicable NRC and INPO documents and review, use, and share Operating Experience.
•Interface with other departments for cost effective maintenance strategies on assigned systems/area.
•Support changes in configuration/design and design basis.
•Provide technical support in the preparation of procedure revisions or temporary changes to procedures.
•Assume Emergency Response Organization (ERO) duties in accordance with Callaway Energy Center Radiological Emergency Response Plan (RERP) including responding to assigned ERO facilities within the required RERP response time.
•Support the development and presentation of training materials as the Subject Matter Expert when requested.
•Coordinate with various industry groups to stay abreast of current trends and technical recommendations.
•Establish adequate vendor supportcontracts for digital systems and computer software programs.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited institution required. Degrees in other disciplines (Civil, Nuclear, Chemical or Metallurgical) will also be considered. Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Professional Engineer (PE) Registration/Licensure preferred. Previous nuclear utility and/or related experiencepreferred. Previous computer technology and digital system experiencepreferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate
Good leadership, decision making, communication and human relations skills required. Security screening required for Callaway Energy Center access.
The Systems Engineer works a standard day shift in an office/plant environment. Additional hours and/or rotating shifts may be required during refueling outages and emergent plant activities as the needs arise.
Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.
*Technical career path level depends upon applicant's credentials.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.