Ameren Corp. is an energy company that serves Easter Missouri and parts of Illinois. But they aren't just providing energy the old fashioned way. They are building a smarter, more reliable and resilient energy grid. And in doing this, they are making the lives of the millions of people they serve much better and safer.
The company has pushed to stay up to date with all the latest technologies in the field, and even to get ahead of the curve. Dominick, an App Dev Specialist Lead, said, "The innovation initiative at Ameren is very progressive. We're looking at what's disrupting out there in other industries and see what we can do to leverage that in our company." They use robotics, AI, digital workforce, solar panel technology, and other cutting edge technologies to provide the best service while also being socially responsible and efficient.
"In executing our strategy, we also realize we have a responsibility to do it the right way. We have to carefully balance the interest of the customers in the communities we serve, the environment, our workforce, and our shareholders. When it comes to corporate social responsibility, effectively balancing these interests is our priority," Warner Baxter said. Baxter is a Chairman, the President, and CEO of Ameren.
Ameren highlights 7 core values that not only guide the work they do in the office/field, but also guide the way that Ameren employees lead their lives. Those core values are:
Ameren gives back to communities in big ways, through a multitude of philanthropic programs. Another part of their corporate responsibility is the ongoing pursuit of a reduction in their carbon emissions by 80% by the year 2050.
Ameren's culture is built on its own set of values, to create a culture where everyone is all in. Ameren employees care, serve with passion, deliver, and win together.
Theresa, VP of Internal Audit, said, "I think what we do here at Ameren definitely stems from the culture. If you don't have a good culture, then you don't have a good base. I never cease to be amazed at how dedicated, and just how bright and smart and active everyone is." Other employees have said that, from the top down, Ameren employees live an breathe the all-in mentality. That makes the executives and upper management extremely approachable and understanding.
Ameren has continually ranked in the top echelon for company diversity in local and state workplace awards. Baxter said, "We are committed to diversity and inclusion not just because it's the right thing to do, but because diverse perspectives and an inclusive environment for our co-workers lead to continuous improvement, innovation and better business results for our customers and shareholders. Diversity and inclusion is about accepting people with different backgrounds, cultures, all abilities, and experiences and allowing to contribute in their own special way."
The company has several employee resource groups in place, to give every single employee a voice and a community, no matter what walk of life they come from. Those groups are:
Ameren offers employees a wealth of great benefits. Some of those benefits are:
Another great benefit of working with Ameren is the chance to build a stronger community. Ameren's team members do so much volunteer work and community strengthening work in their areas. You will get to be a part of making a positive difference. Ameren also has a Dress for Your Day event which allows employees to dress casually.
The growth and development opportunities at Ameren are abounding. They love their employees to value and pursue ongoing education. That is why they have the Educational Assistance Program in place. That program offers employees full reimbursement on approved degree programs, up to the Master's degree level. They also have a strong and well established mentoring program set up, for that much-needed guidance and career help.
The interview process with Ameren is pretty standard. The first contact from the company is more than likely going to be a phone call from HR about an initial phone screen. After this, if the recruiter thinks you might have what it takes for the position, you will get moved on to the second phase, which is an in-person interview.
Ameren is known to ask a lot of behavioral and situation questions during the interviews. They want to know how you would react in certain situations and how you would handle adversity or unexpected situations. It is a company that lives and breathes the culture, so they want to make sure that you will to.
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Ameren Salaries By Job Title
On average, employees at Ameren stay with the company for 5.2 years. Employees most commonly join Ameren after leaving U.S. Navy. When they leave Ameren, they most frequently get their next job at Wells Fargo.
|Average Length of Employment|
American Electric Power6.0 years
Xcel Energy3.6 years
|Top Employers Before Ameren|
U.S. Navy10.8 %
|Top Employers After Ameren|
Wells Fargo8.6 %
Express Scripts7.4 %
Black & Veatch5.1 %
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