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Ameren conducts panel interviews using the STAR behavioral interview (PDF) based process.

Ameren Careers application does not work properly when using Internet Explorer 8 or 9 in Compatibility View mode. Check the below options to work around this issue.

Option 1: Use an alternative browser (Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome).

Option 2: For Internet Explorer 8 or 9, turn off the Compatibility View by following the below steps:

  • Step -1: Click on Tools and then Click on 'Compatibility View Settings'.
  • Step -2: On the Compatibility View Settings window uncheck 'Display all websites in Compatibility View' option.
  • Step -3: Click 'Close' to close the window.
  • Step -4: Clear internet browser cache and close all browsers and then reopen the site again.

Step -1: On the top menu bar, click on Help.

Step -2: Click on About Internet Explorer.

Step -3: The Internet Explorer version is displayed on the About Internet Explorer window.

Please save all pages you would like to submit with your application as one document. Once all is saved, upload together for each application.
  • Enter your employment history beginning with your most recent employment. If you have no employment history, enter today's date in the ‘Start Date’ and N/A in all the other required fields.
  • If you have been employed at more than one employer, press the "Save & Add More" button.
  • Otherwise, press the "Save & Return" button. You can spell check your list of duties by pressing the checkmark button located on the right side of the box.
  • After saving, if there are missing required fields they will appear at the top of the page in red.
  • Use the "X" in the top right hand corner to close this box.

Important: Fill out the fields in the order they appear on the page. Also, if you've completed your degree be sure to check Graduated field.

  • Use the magnifying glass buttons to find the correct School, Major, or Degree. Example: Using the "Major" field, click the magnifying glass. A search window will appear, enter "Engineering", and press the "Look Up" button. Select the appropriate engineering major from the list provided.
  • If your School, Major, or Degree is not listed, enter it in the free form field labeled "Other".
  • The Date Issued field should be the date the degree was issued.
  • After saving, if there are missing required fields they will appear at the top of the page in red.
  • Use the "X" in the top right hand corner to close this box.
  • Use the magnifying glass button to find the correct License or Certification.
  • Example: Press the magnifying glass next to the "License/Certificate" field. A search window will appear; enter "Engineer", and press the "Look Up" button. Select the appropriate license or certificate from the list provided.
  • After saving, if there are missing required fields they will appear at the top of the page in red.
  • Use the "X" in the top right hand corner to close this box.
Ameren has a wide range of career paths and provides additional information on these paths at www.ameren.com/careers. We also provide a number of niche roles throughout the organization and encourage you to keep an eye on the careers website. Create a login profile to receive notifications of job alerts when a new opportunity is posted online.

AMEREN is a federal contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (“VEVRAA”), which requires contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment:

  • Disabled veterans defined as (a) veterans of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who are entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or (b) persons who were discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability;
  • Recently separated veterans defined as any veterans during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran’s discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service;
  • Active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans defined as veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense;  
  • Armed Forces service medal veterans defined as veterans who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed above, please indicate by checking the appropriate box on the Ameren application. As a government contractor subject to VEVRAA, we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. This information is being requested on a voluntary basis and will be kept confidential, consistent with applicable law. Refusal to provide the requested information will not subject you to any adverse treatment. If provided, this information will not be used in a manner inconsistent with VEVRAA.

No, if the postion is re-posted there is no need for you to apply again.
Your application will be reviewed and our hiring team will select the most qualified candidates that meet the requirements for the next step, which is generally testing or an interview depending on the role. You can track your status for each position you have applied by referring back to your profile on www.ameren.com/careers.

Removal date is at 12:01 AM on the date listed. Applications must be submitted prior to this date and time to be considered.

Example:

Job Removal Date: 01/31/2013
Submit your application by: 01/30/2013 11:59PM

Please note, not all positions posted have removal dates.
Ameren does require testing for certain positions and departments. If testing is required, we will give you advance notice to make sure you are appropriately prepared. Review our management and non-management testing information.
To ensure you are considered for future opportunities, your resume will be kept in our applicant tracking system for three years. You need to apply for each position of interest as they become available. To make sure you are aware of new openings, you can create an email job alert.

Internship FAQs

Yes, Ameren's collegiate program is focused on helping students grow and development hands-on practice pertaining to their education on the job. The purpose of Ameren's collegiate program is to pipeline collegiate co-workers to our entry level full time employment openings.
Internships are offered during the summer months from May – August. Although, Ameren mostly runs their collegiate program on co-op opportunities. The co-op openings are either scheduled January – August or May – December.
Yes. All collegiate opportunities are paid at an hourly rate based upon the role and your year in school. In addition to your hourly rate of pay, if you are working 50+ miles away from your home and school address, you will be awarded a housing stipend. Additional benefits our listed on our Intern and Co-op page
We leverage Ameren's core competencies (Think Customer, Inspire & Engage, Foster Innovation, Drive Results, Champion Learning, Build Trust, and Be Strategic). Some critical areas we focus on are: communication skills (written & verbal), coachable and learning mindset, safety priorities, critical thinking skills and dependability.
Yes, a transcription will be required. When this is needed, you will be contacted by an Ameren coworker to submit with specific instructions.
Yes. Ameren fully supports helping students receive college credit. However, it depends on the individual's college program. Please check with your career services office at your college or university.
Our core business hours are typically from 8am-5pm. Most collegiate coworkers work a full time schedule at 40 hours a week. The specifics around this schedule depend on location/department and will be specified with your supervisor.

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