Choosing a job in this fast-paced, growing field has many benefits not only to you, but also everyone around you. Saving energy impacts the people who live in our communities and has an effect on the entire planet. The energy industry is innovative and ever-changing. There is also a lot going on in Illinois, so now is the perfect time to get involved in the industry and truly make a difference!
Since 2018, Ameren Illinois is committed to building the energy workforce of the future and increasing the number of energy efficiency jobs available. Learn more in our workforce development highlight video!
In partnership with Springfield Urban League the Energy Efficiency Jobs Board is a free resource center for job seekers who are looking for work in the energy efficiency industry. Job seekers have access to career and community-based resources, education, and industry-recognized training opportunities available by various organizations within the state of Illinois. The Jobs Board is available for everyone from entry level to advanced positions!
The Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program, in partnership with Solutions for Energy Efficient Logistics (SEEL), has launched an Energy Efficiency Workforce Initiative to grow and diversify the energy efficiency workforce in Springfield. This FREE Initiative focuses on jobs that provide products and services to improve the energy efficiency of homes and buildings.
Our goal is to place as many individuals as possible into energy efficient jobs and training programs. In doing so, we will look to strengthen connections in Springfield among employers, training programs, community organizations, and job seekers.
Students, job seekers: Find out how energy efficiency jobs align with your skills and interests. Learn more about the energy efficiency workforce and apply for jobs and training programs today!
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Looking at a career in energy efficiency? The Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program would like to provide you with a virtual opportunity to job shadow someone who is currently working in the field. Complete the job shadow request form and we’ll match you with someone for one hour!
Job shadowing opportunities include:
Education brings opportunities, and Ameren Illinois is working with community colleges across the state to bring energy efficiency opportunities to students studying areas such as HVAC, Construction Management, and more. Ameren Illinois is currently partnered with:
Interested participants can contact the Foundation Office at the local community college for additional information.
In partnership with the Springfield Urban League the Jobs Board is a free resource center for employers and those seeking work in the energy efficiency industry. Ameren Illinois brings this Jobs Board to jobseekers in the field who are looking for employment opportunities.
Ameren Illinois is working with small businesses, non-profits, and community action agencies to connect the future workforce with opportunities in the energy efficiency industry. The Job Placement Program provides job seekers with the resources they need to get started in the energy efficiency field. The Program provides funding to organization to host interns for 10-12 weeks over the course of the summer. Interns get real world experience, coupled with energy efficiency industry education through weekly webinars provided by Ameren Illinois.
This Program is closed for 2022. Please check back in early 2023 for more information!
Do you own or work for a diverse supplier and are you interested in working with the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program? Let us know!
A diverse supplier is a business that is at least 51% owned and operated by an individual or group that is part of a traditionally underrepresented or underserved group. Common classifications are small-business enterprises (SBEs), minority-owned enterprises (MBEs), and woman-owned enterprises (WBEs). Over time, the definition of diversity has expanded to businesses owned by other minority groups such as LGBQT, veterans, and proprietors with disabilities.
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