Supervisor - Engineering - Gas Pipeline Distribution


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Gas Company
Job ID:  12205

How do I get started?
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What are the requirements to be considered for a position?

  • No bid restriction – If you are new to the company or to your non-represented role, you may be restricted from bidding.  Please check with your leader as you consider whether to apply.
  • Submitting an application must be done electronically via the Careers site in myDTE before the end of the job posting window.  Applications processed directly from may not be accepted.
  • Providing accurate professional experience, education and/or certifications that will help our Talent Acquisition Specialist determine how you meet the basic qualifications for the position.
  • Currently a regular employee.
  • 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.

What happens if you are selected for the position?

  • In response to the financial challenge, the company has suspended promotional pay for this posting until further notice. Once the financial challenge is met, we will review pay against the pay range taking into consideration factors such as internal equity, prior work experience, etc. Any pay adjustments at that time will not be retroactive. Federal, State and Local taxes are not taken into consideration when evaluating a potential offer.
  • You decide to accept or decline the offer within the pre-specified timeline.

How to manage the transition to your new role?

  • You work with your current and new leader to determine a start date in your new position. Typically, this transition occurs in 2-3 pay cycles, but longer transition times can occur due to current business unit needs.
  • You should speak with your new leader about your primary storm assignment in your new role.
  • In certain location or job-specific roles, you may be required to complete a background check and drug screen to obtain physical and/or cyber access or to meet compliance requirements.

Requisition Number:
Number of Positions: 1
Apply by: September 26, 2023
Location: Detriot - Downtown Headquarter - Walker Cisler Building
Pay Range: $113,000.00 $140,000.00 $169,000.00
Level/Zone: ENG 43
Posting Restriction: 1 Year
Leader: Matthew T Sugiyama
Talent Acquisition Specialist: Tiffany Drake
Bidding Restriction: 1 Year
Testing Required: Not Applicable
Location Requirement: Hybrid - Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the work location.

Job Summary

    Supervises projects/activities and staff engaged in the creation, planning, design, construction, and/or maintenance of structures, facilities, systems, processes, and/or components. Applies engineering standards/procedures and provides advice on issues with a given engineering discipline. Ensures that company engineering policies, standards and procedures are applied in the implementation of engineering activities and projects. Consults with management on standards and specifications within the assigned engineering discipline (s). Identifies and drives changes necessary to ensure continuous improvement and attainment of performance measures.

Key Accountabilities

  • Analyzes problems and issues encountered in the performance of engineering related activities; provides analyses and consultation to management, individuals, and business units within the organization.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable industry regulations, codes, or standards and company rules and regulations for projects and activities. Established required standards and practices.
  • Maintains awareness of industry issues through research and benchmarking; incorporates lessons learned into day-to-day engineering practice.
  • Guides and leads continuous improvement commitment and efforts for designing processes, establishing quality standards and metrics, collecting, refining, adapting and communicating best practices, sharing knowledge, and implementing the use of advanced problem solving tools.
  • Sets short-term goals and priorities; participates in the development of long-term goals. Motivates through leading by example and providing constructive feedback.
  • Performs all duties in accordance with DTE Energy's safety rules, operating regulations and practices; reports unsafe conditions and practices.
  • Performs or ensures the accomplishment of the following core supervisory functions for a given group: short-term planning, organizing, determining workload and delegating assignments, directing the performance of ongoing activities and/or special and ad-hoc assignments, staffing (employee selection, training/coaching, and performance management, initiating corrective or disciplinary actions, time entry), coordinating, reporting, and budgeting.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology and a minimum of 8 years of job relevant experience

Other Qualifications


  • Master's Degree in Engineering or job relevant discipline
  • Natural Gas Customer Meter and Regulator station design experience
  • Experience in Synergi Gas hydraulic modeling software
  • Knowledge of DTE Gas's natural gas distribution system
  • Part 192 Gas Distribution Experience
  • Leadership experience (either leading projects or leading a staff)


Other Requirements

  • Proficiency in computer applications relevant for field
  • Solid analytical and problemsolving skills
  • Strong continuous improvement and planning skills
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organization skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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