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RNG Originator/Developer


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Energy Resources, LLC
Job ID:  8871

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.

Job Summary

Location:  Detroit, Michigan

The position will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities and creating value in structuring development transactions. Must be able to demonstrate a proven track record of developing and closing multi-million-dollar projects. Must possess a broad range of financial and commercial skills, be capable of managing the details of complex transactions, the ability to work within a team-oriented environment in rapidly evolving markets and be able to handle multiple assignments. The employee exercises independent discretion and judgment within established policies, procedures and practices. Performance results are reviewed through the achievement of set goals and adherence to these policies, procedures and practices. Must live within a commutable distance from DTE's Detroit, MI headquarters, however, the majority of work will be done remotely.

Key Accountabilities

• Drives origination of opportunities in current focus markets
• Responsible for overall deal leadership for key projects including, external relationship management, commercial negotiations, contract negotiations, internal resource management and business unit relationships
• Identifies new market opportunities and ideas (including new business areas) and initial evaluation/screening
• Identifies key strategic issues and development of plans to address
• Performs all other related duties as assigned

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree is required with a preference in science, engineering or business discipline (emphasis in finance a plus) with a minimum 10 years of experience with an independent energy company, or alternatively, a consulting firm or investment bank focused on energy.

Other Qualifications

• A Master of Business Administration
• Ability to identify value-creation opportunities
• Possess a commercial background and be familiar with all aspects of structuring commercial transactions in the energy industry and in negotiations of the related commercial and financial agreements
• Possess strong project management skills
• Possess excellent modeling skills and experienced in valuation methodologies and financial disciplines


Other Requirements:
• Work well as a leader of large company team, and successfully close complex energy and/or asset related contracts
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong presentation skills and the ability to analyze and communicate complex transactions to senior management a must
• Ability to take initiative
• Ability to handle multiple assignments
• Ability to travel as necessary


The physical demands characterized in the 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.

Please reference the essential and marginal job functions (general office) for this position.


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.

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