Share this Job

Maintenance Procedure Writer - Nuclear


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  843

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.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

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.


External Pre-Hire Assessment Required: Team Member Pre-Hire Assessment
Testing Required:



Job Summary

    Develops maintenance procedures required to assure the safe operation and maintenance of Fermi 2 as required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in the plant operating license and regulatory standards. Advises site staff on the appropriate use of human factor standards. Uses a variety of electronic vehicles to produce procedures. Ensures procedures are consistent with regulatory and site requirements.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develops new or modifies existing nuclear maintenance technical procedures, including surveillances.
  • Researches source data such as Nuclear regulations, American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards, Updated Final Safety Analysis Report (UFSAR), Federal Registers, Regulatory guides, Technical Specifications and other procedures. Applies gathered information to new and revised procedures.
  • Performs human factor reviews, comment resolutions, and approval of plant Maintenance technical procedures.
  • Designs and develops forms. Draws, scans, places, and edits sketches, diagrams, and other site specific graphics into procedures.
  • Conducts physical walk down of the system or facility where appropriate.
  • Reviews and organizes all available information according to group or department functions. When necessary contacts resource personnel I.e., immediate supervisor to clarify misunderstandings or other details not previously considered.
  • Adds commentary for resolution, negotiation, or settlement on each procedure.
  • Performs miscellaneous staff assignments as requested. Provides cross-functional writing support as needed.
  • Often assigned to multiple, cross-functional procedures with often conflicting schedules.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma and 5 years of Nuclear industry experience in Operations, Engineering, or Maintenance, including a minimum of 2 years of experience performing duties in nuclear maintenance.

Other Qualifications


  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree
  • Procedure Professionals Association (PPA) Certification
  • 1 year of technical writing experience


Other Requirements

  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office
  • Must be flexible and able to shift priorities, working to very tight deadlines with little or no margin for error.
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to work with internal customers of all levels.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all organizational levels, communicating effectively both orally and in writing.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit