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Manager, Maintenance


Grand Cane, LA, US

Company:  DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC
Job ID:  3921

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

Job Summary


Responsible for all facets of maintenance, including safety and environmental compliance, the safety of personnel, and efficient and effective maintenance of company assets. Actively involved in the planning activities during the design phase and projects and leads all operational maintenance actions. Takes a proactive approach to maintenance planning using preventive and predictive techniques based on data, experience, and OEM recommendations. Coordinates efforts with the operations team to maximize equipment availability and continually improve maintenance and production operations.  Presents a positive and professional image to customers, employees, peers, and the public.

Key Accountabilities


  • Directly supervises maintenance activities through respective Supervisor(s).
  • Assures that Safety and Environmental is very prominent in the Operations environment through demonstration and enforcement of all Company Safety and Environmental standards. This would include an active role in Safety Meetings.
  • Develop and maintain complete maintenance plans for new mine and sand processing facility.
  • Assists in the preparation of detailed efficiency studies and analyzes operations to conceptualize needs and determine requirements for the maintenance of equipment in conjunction with operational needs.
  • Coordinates with the Plant Manager, Operations Manager and the Engineering & Construction Department to provide input and assistance during the planning, design, construction and start-up phases of new facilities.
  • Assists the Plant Manager and Operations Manager with the preparation of annual maintenance budget, as well as periodic updates and forecasts.
Other Responsibilities



  • Shall develop and maintain detailed preventative maintenance plan for all facility equipment. The plan shall meet or exceed manufacturer recommendations. The preventative maintenance tasks shall be placed and maintained within the computer-based maintenance software program.
  • Maintains professional and high-level contact with customers, vendors and management.
  • Ensures scheduled system repairs and maintenance are coordinated and clearly communicated with departments to minimize the effect of down time.
  • Responsible for understanding and complying with contractual obligations to ensure that requirements are met.
  • Consolidates data and prepares weekly and monthly activity reports as requested.
  • Responsible for administration of the personnel management functions of subordinate staff, to include recruitment, orientation, training, evaluation, scheduling, disciplinary actions and termination.
  • Will be on On-Call 24 hours per day and 7 days per week. Coverage of the Maintenance Manager duties shall be delegated when out of the area for business or personal reasons.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, subordinates (if any) and company officers and managers, clients, vendors, and suppliers.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times, including the ability to recognize situations in which confidentiality is required.
  • Performs special projects and job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have knowledge and skill using computers; including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, Pivot Tables, CAD, Internet Explorer and Outlook. 
  • A valid driver's license is required.
  • Supervisory experience required.
  • Industrial facility maintenance experience required.


Other Qualifications




  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or a closely related field. An appropriate level of relevant and applicable work experience may be substituted for the education preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of industrial maintenance experience in silica-sand production preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in the industrial maintenance facilities preferred.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, orally and in written format.
  • Ability to read and understand technical materials.
  • Ability to make presentations to large audiences.
  • Ability to prepare detailed reports, including the ability to assemble information in computer programs.
  • Ability to, define problems, collect information, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to schedule, organize, and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.
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.



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