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Company: AMEREN, Decatur, IL
Job Title: Supervisor Distribution Operations Engineer
Date Posted: 12/06/2012
Industry: Energy and Utilities
Summary: Req. # 11748
Title: Supervisor Distribution Operations Engineer
Location: Decatur, IL


Reporting to the Superintendent Distribution Control-Illinois, the Supervisor Distribution Operations
Engineer is responsible for directing and coordinating the operation of the Electric Distribution and
Sub-Transmission Systems and supervising Distribution Control- Distribution System Operating Supervisors
(DSOS). Provide leadership and technical support in the operation of the electric distribution system as
well as its corresponding technologies (Advanced Distribution Management System, Callout, Switching, and
other tools). Key responsibilities include:
-Provide technical support and leadership to the Superintendent of Distribution Control and Distribution
System Operating Supervisors to ensure the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of the electrical
system; ensure that proper controls are in place to adequately and safely control, load, switch, and
troubleshoot these systems and associated substation equipment.
-Provide leadership and direction to ensure personnel are adequately trained and evaluated to ensure the
safe and efficient operation of the sub-transmission and distribution systems; ensuring the safety of the
public and company personnel, while minimizing risk to system equipment.
-Provide leadership and direction of long range planning within the Distribution Control, establishing
appropriate processes and procedures to ensure continuity of operations, critical business activities in
the event of disaster.
- Provide leadership to ensure the coordination of activities between Distribution Control Office
operations associated with major service interruptions, operational problems and substation and equipment
- Collaborate with Division and Substation personnel to follow projects, coordinate system expansion and
maintenance activities to ensure the integrity of the sub-transmission distribution systems.
-Provide technical support to the Distribution Control groups, Distribution Automation, and Reliability
Engineering functions.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited college or university
Experience: Eight or more years of experience in planning, substation, relaying, or distribution design,
construction, or operations required. Supervisory experience preferred.      
Other: Must possess a detailed working knowledge of electrical distribution system design and operations
and substation design and/or operations. Must possess a strong knowledge of the existing distribution
operating technologies and must have the ability to utilize these technologies. Must have the ability to
lead and supervise a number of diversified, concurrent activities which directly impact Ameren's
customers, personnel, and financial resources. Position will require on-call (after hours and weekend)
responsibility. Position may include the need to work shifts. After preliminary review, selected
applicants must take the First Line Supervisor Test and obtain a recommended status in order to be
eligible for this position.

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