In his new position, Herrmann assumes responsibility for nuclear regulatory affairs, plant engineering and design/projects. Herrmann joined AmerenUE in 1981 as an assistant engineer in the Nuclear Licensing Group. He later served as an engineer in construction completion, startup testing, safety analysis and mechanical design. In 1988, Herrmann was named supervising engineer and in 2001 became superintendent of major projects at the plant. In 2004, he was named manager of Engineering Services, serving as chief engineer for the plant. In 2005, Herrmann led the initiative to replace the plant's steam generators and turbine generators\-both projects were completed in record time, safely and on budget during the plant's scheduled refueling outage completed this fall.
Herrmann is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the Missouri Society of Professional Engineers. He has chaired the Westinghouse Owners Group Materials Subcommittee and currently is a member of the Electric Power Research Institute.
Herrmann, and his wife, Deborah, are parents of two sons\-Zachary and Adam\-and are residents of Jefferson City.
AmerenUE is a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation. Ameren companies serve 2.3 million electric customers and 300,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area of Missouri and Illinois.
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