Plant & Field Operations

An energizing career awaits you at DTE Energy. Our skilled workforce helps construct and maintain our power plants, natural gas and electrical systems, which are the heart and soul of DTE Energy. Of our 10,000 total employees, approximately 50 percent work in plant and field positions.

Individuals having industrial, energy industry, wind and steam turbine technology experience and/or an operations background are encouraged to apply. We also hire:  

  • Tradesmen in the following areas:
    • Electrical
    • Welding (boiler making)
    • Machine repair
    • Pipe fitting
    • Facilities maintenance
  • Field maintenance workers
  • Service technicians
  • Maintenance gas fitters 
  • Lineman
  • Power and electrical relay technicians

Many of our plant and field employees are represented by the Utility Workers Union of America Local 223 or by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 17. If you are not a member of a union, please contact them directly to see how to join and the benefits they offer.

Certifications & Experience

Almost all our plant and field employees must have some sort of on-the-job training, formal vocational education and/or certification before being hired. Typically, our plant and field workers do not need a bachelor’s degree.

If you are interested in working in the field or at one of our power plants, search for your next career at DTE Energy and join our team today! 

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Natural Gas Plant Operations and Maintenance Technician
Natural Gas Plant Operations and Maintenance Technician Angleton, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
459 Angleton, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
Facility Technician
Facility Technician Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
363 Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
Facility Technician
Facility Technician Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
365 Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
Facility Technician
Facility Technician Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
364 Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
336 Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Utility Technician
Utility Technician River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
317 River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Supervising Operator - Fossil Generation (River Rouge PP)
Supervising Operator - Fossil Generation (River Rouge PP) River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
414 River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
O & M Technician I (Non-Rep)
O & M Technician I (Non-Rep) Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
373 Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Maintenance Technician (Non-Rep)
Maintenance Technician (Non-Rep) Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
371 Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Electrician
Electrician River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
206 River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Utility Technician-ByProducts
Utility Technician-ByProducts River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
287 River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Steam Plant Operator
Steam Plant Operator Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
316 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Fuel Handler
Fuel Handler Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
312 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Stationary Engineer
Stationary Engineer Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
329 Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Assistant Plant Manager
Assistant Plant Manager Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
328 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Site Program Manager
Site Program Manager Philadelphia, PA, US Plant and Field Operations
324 Philadelphia, PA, US Plant and Field Operations
Assistant Plant Manager
Assistant Plant Manager Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
294 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operation & Maintenance Technician- L352
Operation & Maintenance Technician- L352 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
288 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Electrical Generation Technician
Electrical Generation Technician Romulus, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
300 Romulus, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Buffalo, NY, US Plant and Field Operations
272 Buffalo, NY, US Plant and Field Operations
Manager - Maintenance Turn Electrical
Manager - Maintenance Turn Electrical River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
239 River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Facility Technician - AFF
Facility Technician - AFF Angleton, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
270 Angleton, TX, US Plant and Field Operations

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.