Ameren 2006 Financials Revenue = $6.88 billion (#339 - Fortune 500) –#324 in 2006 –#380 in 2004 Net Income = $547 million Earnings per Common Share = $2.66 Dividends per Common Share = $2.54 Common Stock Shares = 206.6 million Total Assets (net) = $19.5 billion
Ameren’s Operating Utilities Electric Customers=2.3 million Gas Customers=915,000 Service Area=64,000 sq. miles Generation=14,720 MW Electric System Miles=94,500 Gas Distribution Miles=19,800 Total Assets=$18.2 Billion Total Revenues=$6.1 Billion Employees=9,400 n60% of Ameren Customers in Illinois n2nd largest electric & gas supplier in Illinois
Operating Utility Companies AmerenUE 1.2 million Electric 123,000 Natural Gas 3,993 Employees AmerenCIPS 323,000 Electric 169,000 Natural Gas 750 Employees AmerenCILCO 203,000 Electric 208,000 Natural Gas 552 Employees AmerenIP 590,000 Electric 415,000 Natural Gas 1,800 Employees
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CALLAWAY PLANT 1 of 19 Ameren-owned power plants Ameren’s only nuclear plant MO’s only commercial nuclear plant Operating since December, 1984 40-year operating license Gross output rated approx. 1,300 MW Cost to build = $3 billion
CALLAWAY PLANT Provides 20% of AmerenUE’s generation –13% of Ameren’s total generation (MO & IL) Employs approx. 1,000 people (incl. contractors) 7,200 acre site (900 acre plant site; 6,300 acre Conservation Area) Generated a total of 199,392,142 megawatt- hours (lifetime generation through 2006) –4th in U.S. out of 103 plants –20th in the world out of 445 plants in 30 countries
CALLAWAY PLANT Has over 850 full-time employees (includes Ameren, Wackenhut & Canteen only; annual payroll = $100 million) By City:By County: 261 = Fulton423 = Callaway 188 = Jefferson City195 = Cole 124 = Columbia136 = Boone 25 = Hermann 35 = Montgomery 14 = Mexico 22 = Gasconade 255 = All other areas 15 = Audrain 867= Total 41 = All Others areas 867 = Total 1,200 = No. of Contractors badged for Refuel 15
CALLAWAY PLANT 2006 Taxes Paid $8.9 million - Ameren Paid Property Taxes just in Callaway County –Nearly $6 million went to local schools $21.7 million - taxes paid to the other 68 counties in AmerenUE’s MO service area based on Callaway Plant’s assessed valuation
CALLAWAY PLANT Outages conducted every 18 months Change out 1/2 of nuclear fuel and perform thousands of mtce activities Refuel 14 set a world record! Sept. 17 – Nov. 19 = 63.5 days…a World Record for a Steam Generator Replacement Outage! Refuel 15 completed on May 10…38.2 days
CALLAWAY PLANT What we look for: Professional appearance Enthusiasm Direction Cultural fit with Ameren’s values Ability to contribute
CALLAWAY PLANT Behavior-Based Interviewing Past behavior can predict future performance Attempts to match a person’s talents and passions with an organization Uses open-ended questioning techniques
CALLAWAY PLANT Tips for answering behavioral interview questions well: –Practice –Think of behavioral examples before the interview
CALLAWAY PLANT Other tips –Bring letters of recommendation in a portfolio –Copies of past awards –Have questions written ahead of time
CALLAWAY PLANT Questions for you to ask: 1.Why is the position open? 2.What is your management style? 3.What does the training consist of? 4.How will my performance be evaluated? 5.What is your timeframe for making a decision?
CALLAWAY PLANT Internship/Co-Op Opportunities The result of a partnership between the University of Missouri & Ameren Internships (June – August 2008) Co-Ops (January – May or June- Dec)
CALLAWAY PLANT Internship/Co-Op Opportunities Assigned a project/mentor Three credit hours given Paper and presentation required Great way to get job experience!
CALLAWAY PLANT Internship/Co-Op Opportunities Applications are made through: Dr. Tushar Ghosh Nuclear Engineering Institute UMC Tel. 573-882-9736 or GhoshT@missouri.edu