Engineer (All Engineer Majors - Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant)


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  13363

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What are the requirements to be considered for a position?

  • No bid restriction – If you are new to the company or to your non-represented role, you may be restricted from bidding.  Please check with your leader as you consider whether to apply.
  • Submitting an application must be done electronically via the Careers site in myDTE before the end of the job posting window.  Applications processed directly from may not be accepted.
  • Providing accurate professional experience, education and/or certifications that will help our Talent Acquisition Specialist determine how you meet the basic qualifications for the position.
  • Currently a regular employee.
  • 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.

What happens if you are selected for the position?

  • In response to the financial challenge, the company has suspended promotional pay for this posting until further notice. Once the financial challenge is met, we will review pay against the pay range taking into consideration factors such as internal equity, prior work experience, etc. Any pay adjustments at that time will not be retroactive. Federal, State and Local taxes are not taken into consideration when evaluating a potential offer.
  • You decide to accept or decline the offer within the pre-specified timeline.

How to manage the transition to your new role?

  • You work with your current and new leader to determine a start date in your new position. Typically, this transition occurs in 2-3 pay cycles, but longer transition times can occur due to current business unit needs.
  • You should speak with your new leader about your primary storm assignment in your new role.
  • In certain location or job-specific roles, you may be required to complete a background check and drug screen to obtain physical and/or cyber access or to meet compliance requirements.

Requisition Number:
 13363  Number of Positions: Various
Location: Fermi 2 Nuclear Power Plant
Posting Restriction: N/A
Leader: Anthony J Dawes
Talent Acquisition Specialist: Madeline Chapa
Bidding Restriction: 3 Years
Testing Required: 
Location Requirement: Hybrid - Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the work location.

Engineer (Associate, Staff, Senior, & Principal):


Job Summary 

Performs engineering assignments by following defined processes, procedures, and instructions. Proposes solutions to engineering-related problems. Works with experienced professionals to recommend and implement timely solutions involving routine engineering, design, operation, maintenance of company assets and market optimization. Collaborates with more experienced engineers to provide follow-up and engineering assistance on defined problems within time and budget constraints. Develops models and analyzes data in order to recommend solutions and/or improvements in processes and programs; develops and presents presentations to all levels of management and/or external parties. May provide field engineering assistance or technical support. Keeps up to date on current technology and market/technology trends. Assists in the resolution of emergent plant issues. Ensures compliance to all nuclear quality assurance (NQA) documentation and record keeping requirements, along with all nuclear security safeguards, NERC-CIP, critical digital asset, and other Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements.



Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics and the following minimum job relevant experience, applicable Navy nuclear experience equally acceptable:

  • Associate level – Some internship experience preferred
  • Staff level – 2 years of experience
  • Senior level – 4 years of experience
  • Principal level – 6 years of experience



Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to maintain a position on the Fermi Emergency Response Organization ERO in support of the Radiological Emergency Response Plan RERP.
  • Must be able to pass all phases of In-Processing including a background investigation, psychological screening, appropriate radiation worker/respiratory training and be medically certifiable drug and alcohol screen.
  • Physical capability to work in the plant i.e. climb stairs, work in hot environment, work in radiation/contamination areas.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, primarily Excel and Word
  • Basic analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organization skills
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills


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.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit