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NQA Programs Lead


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  3839

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: Professional Pre-Hire Assessment
Testing Required:
Not Applicable



Job Summary
    Assists the Principal Supervisor, NQA in maintaining the Fermi 2 QA program, resolving internal and external issues, and coordinating the day-to-day activities of the respective NQA department. Reinforces the core values and acts a "Change Leader" for moving the organization forward. Represents the NQA organization at various site meetings and represents the company at industry conferences, benchmarking efforts, and peer assist visits.
Key Accountabilities
  • Act in a supervisory capacity in resolving issues and providing direction to NQA personnel.
  • Assist the Principal Supervisor, NQA in achieving budget and business plan goals.
  • Interface directly with senior management in the resolution of site and company issues.
  • Provide input for employee appraisals and assist in interviewing potential candidates for hiring into the NQA organization.
  • Provide training and developmental needs for NQA personnel as necessary.
  • Respond to regulatory findings issues e.g., NRC, INPO, etc. related to the NQA organization.
  • Review and approve NQA reports prior to issuance.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or SRO license/certification plus three years commercial Nuclear power plant experience
  • OR an Associate's degree plus five years commercial Nuclear power plant experience
  • OR High School Graduate plus nine years commercial Nuclear power plant experience
Other Qualifications
  • Should possess a working knowledge of plant system operations.
  • 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, orientation, appropriate radiation worker and respiratory training and be medically certifiable drug and alcohol screen.
  • Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others.
  • Makes decisions systematically, can make decisions under pressure, builds a consensus, can make difficult/unpopular decisions, considers impact of decisions.
  • Understanding of the budget and procurement process.
  • Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others and has good listening skills.
  • Knowledge of 10CFR50 Appendix B and associated standards, the Updated Final Safety Analysis Report UFSAR and Technical Specifications.
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