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Nuclear Instructor - Operations


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  8747

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.

Testing Required: Not Applicable

Emergency Response: Yes – 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.


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.

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