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Utility Technician Max 14 - Grayling


Grayling, MI, US

Company:  DTE Gas Company
Job ID:  2485

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 different 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.

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive 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

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.



External Pre-Hire Assessment Required: Team Member
Testing Required:
Field Battery

Location: Grayling Service Station

Bidding Restriction: Per CBA



Job Summary

This position is represented by Local 799C International Chemical Workers Union Council

Key Accountabilities

A Utility Technician requires that an employee shall be able to perform all the duties prescribed for a Utility and in addition be capable of and regularly engaged in Miss Digs, grading of manifold leaks, Meter Orders (under 800 TC).  Also, they must be able to assist a Tech 1 or above with the fitting work on a service construction crew, building of manifolds, driving needle bars, making detector checks, and assisting on all leak orders.  Utility Technicians will be able to perform all duties relating to the installation and maintenance of AMR applications including any future automated meter reading systems).  Executing all leak orders (with the exception of repair of mains and services).  The employee shall be capable of installing service regulators and small meter manifolds and changing service regulators. will also be able to assist technicians of a higher classification, on all types of work to the extent of the employee's ability during normal working hours.  When responding to third party damages on call, this employee shall be able to assist a technician 1 or above in the repair of service lines 1 1/8" and below.  The employee shall possess a complete knowledge of rules and procedures governing the types of service work and the ability to properly recognize and refer work which the employee feels incapable of handling satisfactorily.  Employees in this group will be required to work stand-by.  "Leak orders" shall be understood to consist of all leak orders and complaints of leaks or odors, regardless of source of character.  "Meter orders" shall be understood to consist of turning on and off, setting, reading, changing, and removing meters under 800 TC, and for all purposes may include residential space heating, commercial and industrial meters under 800 TC, and re-lighting all pilots turned off by the employee in the course of his/her work on the premises.  An employee must satisfactorily perform the duties assigned under this classification for a total of six months.  This automatically qualifies an employee.  Utility Technicians will have use of a company vehicle and receive no vehicle maintenance payment.  All L799C Northern District Collective Bargaining Agreement guidelines apply. 


-High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

- Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record (eight points or less)

-Must pass the DOT drug test, DOT Physical, and respirator fit test

-Must pass the required testing

-Must possess or have the ability to obtain a valid operators and Group A Commercial Driver’s License (CDLA) with Air Brake Endorsement.  If successful candidate(s) does not already possess a valid CDL A, the candidate(s) will be required to obtain a Temporary Permit (TIP) during the pre-hire steps

-Must be willing and able to accept odd shifts, on-call, emergency assignments and work overtime per the terms of the collective bargaining agreement

Nearest Major Market: Northern Michigan