Capital Project Managers - Multiple Levels


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  14002

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required:

Hybrid Role: Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the assigned work location.

Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.

Job Summary

This opportunity is located in Detroit Michigan and based out the Detroit Headquarters. It is Hybrid - Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the work location.  Responsible for the completion of large-size, high-rigor capital construction projects. Uses formal project management methods to identify and coordinate project team activities including defining the scope of work, scheduling, estimating, and engineering. Manages costs and change control procedures and ensures project close-out and documentation processes are complete. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Develops project scope and coordinates a team of specialists who provide project schedule, cost estimates and engineering specifications for capital projects. Ensures the completion of installation, testing, commissioning into service and project closeout.
  • Responsible for project expenditures and the cost-effective procurement of labor, equipment and materials: coordinates with authorized company representatives in conducting bid meetings and reviews, supplier selections and evaluations; determines contracting strategy congruent with labor utilization strategies.
  • Provides daily management of on-site construction activities, working with the general contractor or multiple contractors and service providers. Ensures timely completion of work within the approved budget.
  • Communicates project status to all stakeholders, typically at the executive level. Engages appropriate stakeholders in decisions and ensures a clear understanding of direction and expectations.
  • Evaluate conditions and apply solutions to control project risk.
  • Ensures compliance with safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements.
  • Completes documentation and record-keeping requirements.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

Multiple levels - Associate - Senior 

  • Bachelor's degree and years of experience based on level (Associate PM: (4+years) Capital PM:(6+years) Senior Capital PM: (7+years) managing projects using Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) project methodologies including Project Integration, Scope, Scheduling, Cost, Quality, Resource, Communications, Procurement, Risk, and Stakeholder Management.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification required for Senior level/Preferred for other levels 


  • Utility Experience
  • Use of P6 Primavera
  • Proficient in Maximo
  • Ability to have crucial conversations with support partners
  • Analysis of metrics on project deadlines, budgets, and deliverables
  • Experience presenting strategic plans to all levels of leadership, including senior leaders. 



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.


At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that 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.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit