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Control Room Supervisor


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  5952

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.

Testing Required: EEI POSS Test


Job Summary

    Provides supervision of shift operations functions of the Nuclear Generation organization to ensure the safe, reliable and efficient operations of the nuclear power plant and all its related equipment. In accordance with the plant operating license, approved procedures, and management expectations, directs the operation of the plant, turbine generator, and their auxiliaries while maintaining a broad perspective of operational conditions affecting the safety of the plant.

Key Accountabilities

  • Directs plant operations activities to produce maximum electrical output at minimum costs, consistent with regulatory requirements
  • Maintains, controls and directs plant activities to ensure control room monitoring remains the primary focus and directs the crew for the strategic implementation of normal and emergency operating procedures
  • Maintains close oversight of control room activities to detect errors or lapses in judgement or a breakdown in role responsibilities by other crew members, including asserting their authority for command and control whenever high standards are not being maintained
  • Conducts human reliability assessment of each crew member looking for indications of stress, anxiety, or nervousness and takes actions accordingly to address
  • Ensures plant activities are properly managed and coordinated and determines which activities require control room staff attention, including minimizing distractions
  • Conducts observations and evaluates performance against the station standards, identifies gaps in performance and provides coaching and feedback
  • May perform the function of field support supervisor or incident assessor
  • Performs crew briefings and updates to keep crewmembers aware of plant conditions and challenges
  • Maintains the Crew Performance Notebook
  • Participates as Emergency Response Organization member and responds to call-in's.


  • Job and Regulatory Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent GED.
  • Four years' responsible power plant experience of which a minimum of one year shall be Nuclear power plant experience.
  • A maximum of 2 years of the remaining 3 years of power plant experience may be fulfilled by academic or related technical training on a oneforonetime basis.
  • Must obtain and maintain Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) license issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • Must meet the eligibility requirement of current INPO ACAD for an RO Upgrade or Direct SRO Currently holds a Reactor Operator license (greater than 1 year).
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all organizational levels, communicating effectively both orally and in writing.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit