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Nuclear Instructor - Ops & MT (Engineering)


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  4445

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

Designs, develops, and implements effective classroom, laboratory, and/or simulator training using the Systematic Approach to Training process with little or no direct oversight. Ensures Operations or Technical training material and presentations will result in client group performance improvement. Designs and presents training in a professional manner. Coaches and mentors’ students in initial and continuing Operations or Technical training programs. Works closely with the line organization to help resolve emerging performance needs.

Key Accountabilities

• Conducts training in accordance with Nuclear Training procedures, work instructions, and best industry practices.
• Designs and develops visual aids, courseware, lesson plans, student texts, handouts, On the Job Training (OJT) and Task Performance Evaluation (TPE) materials.
• Searches out and incorporates nuclear and industrial Operating Experience into appropriate discipline training material.
• Assists in maintaining National Academy of Nuclear Training accreditation for accredited training programs.
• Solicits and responds to management observations of Operations or Technical training and student feedback.
• Administers training evaluation tools to evaluate student progress and course effectiveness.
• Conducts training self-assessment activities.
• Makes changes to training material based on feedback, evaluation analysis results and industry experience.
• Emulates and reinforces management's expectations of industrial safety, reactor safety, classroom conduct, human performance etc.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent GED and five years of experience in a specific discipline OR
  • Associate degree in science/engineering/education with three years of experience in a specific discipline
  • Discipline Based Qualifications
    • Nuclear Instructor, Operations Training
      • Experience must be in Nuclear Operations
    • Nuclear Instructor, Technical Training
      • Experience must be in one or more of the following disciplines: ie: Instrument and Controls, Engineering, Chemistry, Radiation Protection, Electrical or Mechanical Maintenance.
Other Qualifications

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Experience with implementation of training program using the systematic approach to training (SAT) process in related field
  • Experience as an Associate Nuclear Instructor or equivalent at Fermi or comparable facility
  • Experience in the Nuclear Industry

Other Requirements:

  • Must participate as an Emergency Response Organization (ERO) member and responds to call-ins as appropriate.
  • Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • 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).
  • Demonstrated mastery using the development and implementation phases of the Systematic Approach to Training process.
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within and outside the company.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to effectively prepare and present classroom presentations
  • Must meet regulatory requirements per Fermi procedures.


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