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Company: AMEREN, St. Louis, MO
Job Title: Electrical Mechanic Apprentice
Date Posted: 10/10/2012
Industry: Electrical
Summary:  Req. # 11617
Responsible for working on a two or three man crew performing substation maintenance and construction project activities.
Tasks include replacement of Oil Circuit Reclosers,
Overhauling Transformer Load Tap changers, Overhauling and maintaining Oil Circuit Breakers, troubleshooting AC and DC
control circuits, troubleshooting voltage regulator problems, testing and maintenance of AC battery chargers and DC battery
systems, repair/replace failed substation apparatus, and performing construction projects.
Position is utilized to respond to emergent substation problems and performs basic transformer testing to insure equipment
integrity after fault events. The person filling this position will also be required to accept emergent callouts for response
to substation problems as well as will be utilized to fill one man truck responsibilities during vacation periods.
Position may include some travel to assist other areas within the Ameren Company on emergent projects.
Selected candidate will be enrolled at the beginning level in the Ameren substation apprentice program and must progress
thru it during approximately 3 year period, with the successful passing of the substation journeyman exam at the end.  
- H.S. Diploma or equivalent
- Must have CDL permit (passed the CDL written test including combination vehicle and tanker endorsements,
also passed the CDL physical) prior to the start of employment
- Demonstrated general knowledge of, and promise of skill in electrical wiring, construction, installation and maintenance work.  
- Be alert and observant and have ordinary physical strength and able-bodiedness.  
-Must meet residency requirements for emergency response call-out: Maintain a residence within 25 miles of work
location specified.
- CAST Test requirements must be met

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