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. For more information about careers in the field, check out Discover Skilled Trades.

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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Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10615 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Gas Recovery Technician - South (Ft. Bend)
Gas Recovery Technician - South (Ft. Bend) Needville, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
10996 Needville, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
Planner/Scheduler
Planner/Scheduler Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
10840 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Senior Scheduler
Senior Scheduler Monroe, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10020 Monroe, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Project Estimator
Project Estimator Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
9458 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Senior Project Estimator
Senior Project Estimator Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
9459 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
O & M Technician IV (Control Room Operator)
O & M Technician IV (Control Room Operator) Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
9623 Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Assistant Plant Manager
Assistant Plant Manager Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
10118 Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10171 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Plant Manager
Plant Manager Franklin, LA, US Plant and Field Operations
9452 Franklin, LA, US Plant and Field Operations
Boiler House Shift Manager
Boiler House Shift Manager River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
9438 River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
O & M Technician IV (Control Room Operator)
O & M Technician IV (Control Room Operator) Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
9332 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Electrician
Electrician Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
9481 Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Plant Manager
Plant Manager Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
9363 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
O & M Technician IV (Control Room Operator)
O & M Technician IV (Control Room Operator) Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
10793 Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Lead Operations & Maint Tech
Lead Operations & Maint Tech Franklin, LA, US Plant and Field Operations
10739 Franklin, LA, US Plant and Field Operations
Instrumentation Technician
Instrumentation Technician Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
8135 Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Assistant Plant Manager
Assistant Plant Manager Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
11019 Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Lead Operations & Maint Tech
Lead Operations & Maint Tech Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
11087 Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Assistant Plant Manager
Assistant Plant Manager Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
11018 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Gas Recovery Technician - South (Seabreeze)
Gas Recovery Technician - South (Seabreeze) Angleton, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
10997 Angleton, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
IC&E Technician
IC&E Technician Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
11003 Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Operation & Maintenance Tech (Non-Rep)
Operation & Maintenance Tech (Non-Rep) Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
8955 Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Ops & Maintenance Tech
Ops & Maintenance Tech Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10117 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Assistant Plant Manager
Assistant Plant Manager Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
9622 Berkeley, CA, 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.