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 Toledo, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
12973 Toledo, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Central Utility Plant Manager
Central Utility Plant Manager San Diego, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
13086 San Diego, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
IC&E Technician
IC&E Technician Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
12713 Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Instrument & Electric Technician
Instrument & Electric Technician Stanton, TN, US Plant and Field Operations
11930 Stanton, TN, US Plant and Field Operations
Lead Operations & Maint Tech
Lead Operations & Maint Tech San Diego, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
12599 San Diego, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Supervisor Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
13023 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
O & M Technician I
O & M Technician I Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
12869 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
O & M Technician III
O & M Technician III Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
13131 Woodland, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
O&M Tech - Water Treatment Plant
O&M Tech - Water Treatment Plant Stanton, TN, US Plant and Field Operations
13100 Stanton, TN, US Plant and Field Operations
O&M Tech IV (Power Plant Control Room Operator)
O&M Tech IV (Power Plant Control Room Operator) Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
11829 Bakersfield, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
O&M Technician Lv 1
O&M Technician Lv 1 Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
12870 Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10577 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
11906 Detroit, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Atlantic City, NJ, US Plant and Field Operations
12386 Atlantic City, NJ, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer
Operating Engineer Romulus, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
13159 Romulus, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
Operating Engineer Apprentice
Operating Engineer Apprentice Atlantic City, NJ, US Plant and Field Operations
13090 Atlantic City, NJ, US Plant and Field Operations
Operation & Maintenance Tech
Operation & Maintenance Tech Stanton, TN, US Plant and Field Operations
11931 Stanton, TN, US Plant and Field Operations
Operation & Maintenance Tech
Operation & Maintenance Tech Franklin, LA, US Plant and Field Operations
13160 Franklin, LA, US Plant and Field Operations
Operation & Maintenance Technician
Operation & Maintenance Technician Lansing, MI, US Plant and Field Operations
10848 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
Plant Manager
Plant Manager Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
12272 Ashtabula Twp, OH, US Plant and Field Operations
Power Plant Control Room Operator
Power Plant Control Room Operator Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
13101 Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
Solid Fuels Energy Plant Maintenance Supervisor
Solid Fuels Energy Plant Maintenance Supervisor Stockton, CA, US Plant and Field Operations
13085 Stockton, 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.