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Analyst, Contract & Gas Management I


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC
Job ID:  5150

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth.  We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally. 

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for multiple years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

Analyst, Contract & Gas Management I

Location:  Detroit, Michigan

Job Summary

This is a specialized position that captures commercial storage, transportation, and gathering agreements into contracts; enters and maintains the contracts in a gas management system; ensures customers receive their contracted services; monitors and communicates maintenance and operational conditions to customers, interconnecting pipelines, gas control and operations; and coordinates with accounting to ensure accurate and timely invoicing.  


Key Accountabilities

  • Prepare contracts which capture the commercial storage, transportation, and gathering agreements from deal confirmations.
  • Follow the contract administration corporate procedure for documenting, authorizing, routing, tracking, and filing contracts.  Proactively adjust procedures to minimize risk.
  • Provide 24/7 nomination assistance to customers.
  • Communicate with gas control and interconnecting pipelines the nomination and confirmation changes throughout the day/evening.
  • Monitor interconnecting pipeline system notices to communicate with all necessary internal/external key contacts as needed. 
  • Able to analyze data and make decisions to manage daily and long-term business (natural gas flows, pressures and continuous improvement initiatives).
  • Work with interconnecting pipelines and shippers to monitor imbalances. Lead weekly review to minimize risk exposure and schedule necessary payback schedule accordingly.
  • Communicate scheduled maintenance and operating disruptions or conditions with customers, interconnects, and gas control.
  • Coordinate monthly meetings with accounting to ensure that invoices are accurate and timely.
  • Cross-train new team members on scheduling, contracts and accounting procedures.
  • Extract data and prepare reports as needed, including daily operations and gas control reports, monthly invoices and fuel reports, quarterly storage and transportation reports, and annual reports.
  • Maintain web page content as needed.
  • Assist in special projects as necessary.  These can include, but not limited to, Customer Activity Website design and testing.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business or a related field (or the ability to obtain said Bachelor's Degree within 6 months of hire); OR an Associate's Degree in Engineering, Finance, Business or related degree in conjunction with a minimum of three years of industry experience.


Other Qualifications Preferred:


  • Strong communication skills which include the ability to convey confidence and appropriate urgency using a calm demeanor.
  • Strong analytical skills and proficient software skills including Microsoft Suite.
  • Ability to understand and maintain an alert status to daily operational constraints and customer concerns. 
  • Capable of accurately applying calculations of flow rates, service fees, and related computations.
  • Minimal travel required. Work schedule will require rotating weekend/evening/holiday coverage.

Physical Demands

The physical demands characterized in the attached essential and marginal job functions epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

The employee performs job duties in a climate-controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.


Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

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.