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Material Handler I


Mansfield, LA, US

Company:  DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC
Job ID:  4160

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


Operates heavy mobile equipment to feed plants and complete other tasks around the facility. Maintains housekeeping standards around plant. Works in all weather conditions and on 12-hour rotating shifts.

Key Accountabilities

• Operates heavy mobile equipment to feed plants
• Maintains plant area and ground with broom, shovel, and water hoses
• Assists Plant Operators and maintenance teams with specific tasks
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, subordinates (if any), supervisors, managers, company officers, as well as, 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 GED equivalent
Other Qualifications

Other Requirements:
• Must pass pre-employment drug test, and will be subject to random, for-cause, and post-accident drug testing, in accordance with Company policies and procedures
• Must have a valid driver's license and be insurable under the Company’s vehicle insurance policy
• Must pass criminal history background check
• Must pass fit for duty physical
• Ability to communicate clearly and accurately, orally and in written format
• Ability to read and understand technical materials
• Ability to prepare reports, including the ability to assemble information in software programs
• Ability to define problems, collect information, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
• Ability to organize, prioritize, and complete multiple tasks in a timely manner
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure
Physical Demands:
• Frequently lifting and carrying a minimum of 50 lbs. and occasionally lifting a maximum of 75 lbs. may be required
• Lifting and carrying consists of various parts, materials, equipment, and similar from ground level to shoulder height
• Position requires more than 8 hours, per shift 12 hour shift, of sitting, when operating equipment, and standing and walking, while not operating equipment
• Work involves frequent bending, twisting, climbing, pushing, pulling, heavy grasping and operations of foot controls with occasional crawling, overhead reaching, driving, and fine hand function manipulations
• Work includes climbing stairs and ladders continuously throughout the day
• Position involves periods of standing, walking, bending, stooping, and sometimes walking in rugged terrain
• Outside work is exposed to elements, high heat and humidity during the 7days per week and 12 hours per day shifts
• Environmental factors include exposure to weather, protected and unprotected heights, fumes and dust, and loud noise. Personal fall protection arrest system (harness/lifeline) is required with unprotected heights
• Position requires hard manual labor, such as shoveling and sweeping
• Work requires the use of computers with exposure to video display terminals, the need to work in front of a computer terminal for extended periods of time and some repetitive motion associated with data entry and the use of a computer mouse
• Adequate hearing is required to hear/ talk to individuals, and to use telephones on a consistent basis
• Position involves being located at an operating facility and requires walking through the plant when required to observe equipment, and structures
Working Conditions:
• The noise level in the work environment is quiet to extreme
• The noise level in the facility is moderate to loud and proper hearing protection will be required in designated areas
• Personal protective equipment must be worn for a majority of work duties
• Frequent communication with employees, producers, and customers on a daily basis, including telephone as well as face-to-face interaction
• Work is performed outside in all weather conditions
• Work is performed in a field setting with exposure to environmental stress, and frequent interruptions
• Work schedule is 12 hour rotating shift, with 7 days on and 7 days off
• Work will involve driving Company vehicles
• Must be able to remain calm and focused during emergency situations
• Frequently be exposed to work near moving mechanical parts

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