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Company: Ameren, Jacksonville, IL
Job Title: Journeyman Lineman
Date Posted: 03/08/2013
Industry: Journeyman Lineman


Req. # 12043

Title: Journeyman Lineman

Location: Jacksonville, IL



Under direct but not constant supervision, to do a full range of overhead line construction and maintenance work on the electrical transmission, sub-transmission, distribution, or service systems; to do such work on lines either dead or energized and at all voltages; and to perform similar and less skilled work as required.

A Fortune 500 company headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., Ameren provides energy services to more than 3 million customers in Missouri and Illinois. Approximately 93 percent of the 100-year-old company's $3.5 billion in revenue flows from electric sales.  Other sales come from a natural gas business serving more than 500,000 customers and from our nonregulated businesses, including energy trading, generation development, fuels management and services and energy marketing.

By almost any measure-size, assets, revenues, kilowatt-hour sales, or market value ¿ Ameren Corporation ranks among the top 25 percent of the nations utilities.  Ameren¿s competitive, attractive and comprehensive benefits package reflects the corporation¿s size and stature as one of the nation¿s lowest-priced, highest quality energy providers.

We offer excellent compensation and competitive *benefits including:  Medical Insurance (company supplemented), Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, STD, Pension Plan, 401K, FSA, EAP, Holiday Pay, Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Educational Assistance Program, Stock Purchase Program and many additional benefits. **Ameren provides steady employment with compensation equal to 40 hours per week GUARANTEED!

*Some Benefits may vary based on Union Contracts or departments ¿ please confirm the benefits for the position you are interested during your interview.

**Subject to terms and conditions of Union Contract.

Ameren strives to attract and keep the top talent.  We offer excellent relocation packages for eligible positions and steady, stable long-term employment.  Our turnover rate (including retirees) is less than 5% annually.

At Ameren, we take diversity seriously. We believe that the full utilization of all human resource potential is critical to achieving the highest competitive advantage and to best serving our customers, suppliers and the community at large.

Please visit to view all of our current openings and apply.  We encourage candidates to apply for all positions in which they meet the minimum qualifications; consideration is specific to the job requisition for which you apply.

Ameren is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Under current law, it is unlawful for our company to hire anyone who is in the United States illegally. Therefore, Ameren requires new employees to furnish information that shows they are legally eligible for employment.


There are multiple openings for Journeyman Lineman in IL. The positions may be located in one of the following IL locations listed below. When you answer your application questions please select the location(s) that you would be willing to consider.  Please note that some locations have a domicile requirement.


Jacksonville, Petersburg, Canton, Macomb, Carthage, Quincy, Pittsfield, Jerseyville, Virden

For consideration to this position, candidates MUST have successfully completed A.L.B.A.T. (American Line Builders Apprentice Training) or an equivalent lineman training program, possess a High School diploma or equivalent and have or be able to obtain a valid Class A Commercial Drivers License.

As a condition of acceptance on this job, candidates who are otherwise qualified will be required to take and pass the appropriate State/Federal driver's licensing requirements, medical testing and drug screening and the Construction and Skilled Trades (CAST) test [Note: See "Employment Testing" section on under the "Careers" section].

**If you have NOT completed an A.L.B.A.T. or equivalent program, please view our openings at and consider applying for an apprentice position**

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