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HPP Service Technician App 2021 EX


Melvindale, MI, US

Company:  DTE Gas Company
Job ID:  10131

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: Gas Test and HPP Proficiency Test (Detroit)


Job Summary

The Service Technician Apprentice classification requires that an employee shall be able to perform the following described duties:

Key Accountabilities

The installation of appliances such as water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces, humidifiers, other installations as required and establishing gas incidental to the installation and operation of appliances.

Other responsibilities include:

- Cutting, threading and connecting piping and tubing incidental to the repair

- Installation or relocation of all appliances and meters

- Starting and re-lighting all residential and commercial appliances having hourly inputs of less than 400,000 BTU including:

- Space heating

- Adjusting, converting and repairing all residential and commercial appliances having hourly inputs of less than 400,000 BTU

  - Install parts when necessary, changing, turning off, setting and removing all meters  except industrial, including space heating meters

- Shall demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the rules and procedures

The employee must pass a subsequent examination on the duties within this classification, and perform the duties assigned under this classification for a total of one hundred eighty (180) days to qualify as a HPP Service Technician Apprentice.

An employee who has qualified as a HPP Service Technician Apprentice and, thereafter, has performed the duties of such classification for sixty (60) months, (including the three hundred sixty-five (365) day qualification period) and has been rated as qualified at the semi-annual rating next preceding the expiration date of such sixty (60) month period, shall advance to the Service Technician classification. When an employee has been rated as not qualified at such semi-annual rating preceding such expiration date, he/she will have the opportunity for advanced assignment to the Service Technician classification at the expiration of the next semi-annual period at which the employee has been rated as qualified.


- Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

- Must have 3 to 5 years demonstrated HVAC experience.

Other Requirements: 

- Must complete DOT Drug Test, respirator fit test and satisfactory physical examination.

- Must receive a “recommended” on the Field Service Examination. 

Must receive a "recommended" on the HPP Proficiency Test.

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. 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit