Engineer - Multiple Levels - Codes & Standards

Location: 

Melvindale, MI, US

Company:  DTE Gas Company
Job ID:  13364

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.
 

Testing Required:

Hybrid Role: Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the assigned work location.

Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.

Job Title: Engineer - Multiple Levels - Codes & Standards

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.
 

Testing Required: Not Applicable

Hybrid Role: Hybrid - Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the work location.

Emergency Response: Yes – Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.

 

 

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

  • Senior level engineer responsible for planning and conducting engineering and compliance activities. Requires the use of advanced techniques and the application of theories, precepts, practice and disciplines, including practical field experience. Incumbents have the responsibility and authority to make decisions on engineering problems and methods applicable to the resolution of important issues. Participates on and leads teams of field employees, technicians, engineers and other personnel. Job Summary, Key Accountabilities and On-call responsibilities vary depending on engineering level.

 

Key Accountabilities

  • Develops, coordinates, and directs important projects or field engineering assignments with complex features.
  • Performs assigned (or initiates) engineering studies, proposing solutions to engineering-related problems; develops models and analyzes data to support improvement programs, techniques & solutions.
  • Interfaces with outside departments, vendors, suppliers, and reliability entities.
  • Develops or assists in presentations of engineering-related projects to all levels of management & external parties (contractors, customers, etc.).
  • Plans and manages group workflow to meet budgets and schedules.
  • May mentor and provide guidance/direction for less experienced staff.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in support of training others on regulatory compliance issues as well as work with internal/external stakeholders to address compliance.
  • Develop standards, procedures, and/or processes for compliance with pipeline safety regulations.
  • Provide support, guidance, training and work products for internal Stakeholder to prepare them for state and federal regulatory audits and inspections as necessary.
  • Evaluate and provide appropriate technical guidance on all pipeline compliance requests.
  • Assist various company departments (e.g. GIS, Drug and Alcohol Testing, One-Call, Operator Qualification, TIMP, DIMP, Storage, Public Awareness, Damage Prevention, Emergency Response, Operations, Technical Training, Control Room, etc.) on compliance issues as well as assist on special projects to ensure pipeline safety initiatives are incorporated to align with the Pipeline Safety Management System. Provide general support to internal Stakeholder with focus on continuous improvement of systems, documentation practices with a focus on consistency and standardization.
  • Assist Stakeholder with agency response and meet submission deadlines by resolving non-compliance issues through proven methodologies with a focus in preventative measures to mitigate recurrence.
  • Collaborate closely and facilitate activities with DTE Gas Stakeholders (e.g., Codes & Standards Team, Operations, Engineering, and Construction Teams, etc.) to promote regulatory compliance and lead project assignments.
  • Provide regulatory updates to DTE Gas from PHMSA, MPSC, NTSB and participate in industry workshops.
  • Demonstrated ability to research, compile, and/or prepare studies, responses to proposed changes in regulations, recommendations, policies, procedures and correspondence.
  • Experience reading and interpreting applicable governmental regulations pertaining to state and federal-regulated intrastate and interstate pipelines and company and/or industry publications related to pipeline reporting compliance.
  • On-call to respond to gas-related incidents and reporting.

 

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology and a minimum of 2+ years of job relevant experience

 

Other Qualifications

Preferred

  • Master's Degree in Engineering or job relevant discipline
  • Understanding of 49 CFR Part 191 and 192 or experience in specific areas of pipeline safety compliance

 

Other Requirements

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, primarily Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Access as well as Visio, Power BI and SharePoint
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong time management, project management, prioritization, and organization skills
  • Proficient communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

 

Desired Qualifications

  • API 11669 Certification
  • ANST Level II MT, PT and/or UT
  • AWS or AISC Certification, API 1104
  • Demonstrate welding experience
  • NACE Certification (CP Level 1-4, Coating Inspector Level 1-3)
  • Fusing Welding
  • Incident Investigation
  • Certified Auditor Training

 

 

 

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.


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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.


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