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Work Management Specialist (Monroe PP)


Monroe, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  11383

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

On-Site Role: Must be available to work on-site at this 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 Summary

Plans and prepares work orders for multi-week schedule for all groups involved in equipment outages, corrective and preventive maintenance, capital and operating/maintenance modifications. Works with internal resources, vendors, and contractors to develop and execute work packages maximizing efficiency and minimizing costs. Utilizes the following systems to create and track optimal sequencing of work orders and work completion: Maximo, SAP, Documentum, EBS, scheduling software, and Office 365. Requires strong coordination and planning, scheduling, and estimating skills to ensure maintenance is performed in a timely and efficient manner with verifiable metrics.  Span of control: 0; individual contributor.

Key Accountabilities

• Identifies root causes of problems and establishes work scope for daily and project work
• Develops accurate time and resource estimates that require appropriate levels of productivity
• Develops accurate job plans that provide step by step process to complete work scope efficiently
• Validates resource and job plan estimates against actuals to improve Maximo data 
• Creates or supports accurate, complete multi-week schedules, including milestone dates for major projects
• Builds complete packages, including safety notices, which are validated through walk-downs
• Manages backlog consolidation requests
• Completes required purchasing and procurement tasks as necessary  
• Develops and maintains and supports the management of preventive maintenance work
• Recommends the most effective use of both internal and external resources including the use of data analytics
• Utilizes the appropriate tools to create, plan and execute the work, including Maximo, Documentum, scheduling software, and Office 365
• Creates and maintains effective daily interactions with engineering, project management, various levels of job supervisors, specialty vendors and contractors
• Provides oversight of employees and contractors as needed

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

This is a multi-track base requirement job; education and experience requirements can be satisfied through one of the following three options:

• Associate’s degree in an engineering discipline (or have completed two years of a four-year accredited engineering program) and two years of mechanical, electrical, or instrument experience working on equipment typically found at a electric or gas utility; OR
• High school diploma and three years of estimating, scheduling and planning experience in a power plant, electric utility, heavy industrial or heavy construction setting; OR
• High school diploma with seven years of experience working on equipment typically found in a power generating station, electric utility, heavy industrial or heavy construction setting in either a skilled trade or certified operating position

Other Qualifications

• Prior supervisory experience in a maintenance environment
• Experience working with and developing work scope schedule
• Knowledge of LOTO and or PPO77 hazardous energy control, and the tie to work management
• Instrument and calibration knowledge or experience
Other Requirements:
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to act independently and accept new responsibilities
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Ability to interpret P&ID’s, blueprints, drawings, schematics, measuring devices, and rigging and lifting equipment
• Estimating skills predicated on reasonable, critical and documented assumptions and reflect appropriate productivity from crew
• Ability to coordinate information from various sources and interface with multiple customers to complete tasks
• Problem solving skills utilizing a formal methodology
• Knowledge of cost analysis regarding work orders
• Ability to understand the business implications of decisions
• Acts as a change agent through involvement in process improvement
• Initiates new ideas and approaches; challenges prevailing practices and approaches with reasonable sound alternatives

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.

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.