Summer Student Gas Union-Grand Rapids Wealthy


Grand Rapids, MI, US

Job ID:  13576

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

THIS POSITION IS REPRESENTED BY LOCAL 132 INTERNATIONAL CHEMICAL WORKERS UNION COUNCIL BARGAINING UNIT.  Students in this position will be performing union work, will be subject to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and may be subject to union dues. 

Key Accountabilities

Work consists of those tasks traditionally completed by the unionized work force for the applicable area.  Tasks are mainly focused around maintaining the condition of DTE Energy’s assets.  This position may be physically demanding requiring working outdoors in incremental weather, walking and standing for 6 hours or greater.


  • All students must be at least age 18 years of age by the time they begin working to be eligible
  • Positions may require driving.  Students will be required to have a valid driver’s license, a reliable means of transportation and an acceptable driving record.
  • College students will be asked to provide an official college transcript as proof of eligibility prior to receiving an offer letter of employment.  Graduating High School students must provide official high school transcripts and copy of college/university acceptance letter prior to receiving an offer letter of employment
  • Have a 2.0 minimum, cumulative GPA
  • Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to participate in the program.
  • Students must be actively enrolled in school and accepted to college for fall of that year


Other Requirements: 

  • Returning summer students must be eligible to return

Time limit per student is three years, unless there are not enough eligible students

Additional Qualifications


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.

We are committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment. To request an accommodation, contact

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids