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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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 Atlantic City, NJ, US Plant and Field Operations
8050 Atlantic City, NJ, 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 Berkeley, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
9622 Berkeley, 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
Renewable Energy Plant Operator - WI
Renewable Energy Plant Operator - WI Birnamwood, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
10229 Birnamwood, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operation & Maintenance Technician
Operation & Maintenance Technician Brook Park, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
9262 Brook Park, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Stationary Engineer 1st Class
Stationary Engineer 1st Class Buffalo, NY, US Plant and Field Operations
8793 Buffalo, NY, US Plant and Field Operations
Renewable Energy Plant Operator WI - DOT
Renewable Energy Plant Operator WI - DOT Casco, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
9611 Casco, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
O&M Technician
O&M Technician Cincinnati, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
10120 Cincinnati, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Field Service Engineer
Field Service Engineer Dearborn, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10311 Dearborn, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10171 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
8336 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Plant Manager
Plant Manager Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
9363 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Ops & Maintenance Tech
Ops & Maintenance Tech Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10116 Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Assistant Plant Manager
Assistant Plant Manager Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10210 Lansing, MI, 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
Operation & Maintenance Technician
Operation & Maintenance Technician Marietta, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
10002 Marietta, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Senior Project Controls Specialist - Scheduler
Senior Project Controls Specialist - Scheduler Monroe, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10020 Monroe, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Supervisor - Construction (ESO - Capital Projects)
Supervisor - Construction (ESO - Capital Projects) Monroe, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10019 Monroe, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Gas Recovery Technician - South
Gas Recovery Technician - South Needville, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
10405 Needville, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
Renewable Energy Plant Operator - South
Renewable Energy Plant Operator - South Needville, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
10504 Needville, TX, US Plant and Field Operations
Renewable Energy Plant Operator - WI
Renewable Energy Plant Operator - WI Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
9982 Newton, WI, US Plant and Field Operations
Instrumentation Technician
Instrumentation Technician River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
8443 River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Maintenance Technician
Maintenance Technician River Rouge, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
8445 River Rouge, MI, 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.