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Mechanic I


Grand Cane, LA, US

Company:  DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC
Job ID:  4585

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

Performs all maintenance functions necessary to maintain all operating and service equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment including mobile equipment as required.  Operates equipment in conjunction with repairs and provides assistance in operating functions as necessary to maintain continuity of operations. Works alone with minimal supervision or with other technicians and coordinates/works in conjunction with operating team members in the performance of maintenance tasks.

Key Accountabilities
  • Maintains various types of machinery
  • Participates in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations
  • Maintains interpersonal relationships with individuals both external and internal to the organization
  • Develops and maintains a culture of professionalism
  • Follows all rules, policies, and expectations
  • Ensures environmental compliance
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED, with zero to two years of maintenance experience
  • Experience in the mechanical field relating to minor repairs all the way to total major rebuilds on systems and related equipment
  • Possesses and maintains a valid driver’s license
Other Qualifications

Other Requirements: 

  • Displays strong safety experience
  • Ability to start and stop all equipment
  • Leads team through major maintenance activities
  • Assists in developing Gas Handling procedure
  • Schedules PM and ensures necessary parts and supplies are available
  • Uses experience to recommend compressor configurations for operational optimization
  • Completes CAT Engine Training
  • Completes Ariel Mechanic training
  • Recommends improvements for operational efficiency
  • Interacts and provides support to Engineering and Project management on designs
  • Assists and implements Continuous Improvement and recommends changes for operational efficiencies
  • Leads projects and upgrades
  • Works in a team orientated atmosphere
  • Achieves results through people, technology and processing equipment
  • Possesses good knowledge of the assigned area(s) of responsibility
  • Ability to function within a matrix organization where employees report to both a functional leader and a business leader
  • Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with both a functional and business leader
  • Goal oriented
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, and management


Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands characterized here 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.
  • In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk and sit. Frequently, the employee is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or occasionally, crawl. It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee is able to: talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and constantly reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee in this classification will be required to lift objects of up to 50 pounds in weight. Carry objects of up to 35 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to push or pull objects 70 pounds in weight.
  • Vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Working Conditions:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme heat and cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and frequently exposed to airborne particles and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.
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.

Nearest Major Market: Shreveport