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Operations Shift Engineer

Location: 

Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  2911

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.
 

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
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Job Summary
    Provides advisory technical support and advice to the Shift Manager in the areas of thermal hydraulics, reactor engineering, and plant analysis with regard to the safe operation of the plant. Assists shift operations personnel to recognize, diagnose, and effectively deal with plant transients or other abnormal plant conditions.
Key Accountabilities
  • Acts as the Shift Technical Advisor, providing advisory technical support and technical advice to the Shift Manager on conditions affecting safe plant operation.
  • May assume Control Room Supervisor position as necessary.
  • Performs routine work control review, approval and return to service of maintenance work orders and coordinates activities with maintenance supervision.
  • Performs routine operations review, approval and return to service of surveillance's, PMs and routines.
  • Coordinates activities with other departments for scheduled surveillance, PMs and routines.
  • Establishes both short and long-term objectives for plant control and direct personnel in other departments to coordinate activities per the POD.
  • Provides direction to on-shift personnel from the Chemistry, Radiation Protection, Maintenance, Engineering and Security departments as required to ensure completion of scheduled shift activities.
  • Reviews CARDs generated during the shift and assists in making report ability/operability determinations.
  • Oversees major plant evolutions involving important plant equipment or particularly complex evolutions having the potential to jeopardize personnel, equipment, or plant stability.
  • Ensures Operations' concerns are given appropriate priority on the POD and evaluates the concerns for addition to the operator work around list.
  • Provides oversight of plant operations to ensure compliance with regulations, Technical Specifications, and administrative controls.
  • Acts as Response team member to unplanned events and prepares detailed reports for submittal to senior management.
Qualifications
  • Job and Regulatory Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a scientific or engineering discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Two years of related nuclear experience with specific training in the response and analysis of the plant for transients and accidents and in unit design and layout, including the capabilities of instrument and controls in the control room.
  • Must obtain and maintain Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) license issued by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
  • Must meet the eligibility requirement of current INPO ACAD for a Direct SRO.
  • Must meet the eligibility requirement of current INPO ACAD for a Shift Technical Advisor.
  • Completion of INPO Accredited Shift Technical Advisor Training Program.
  • Ability to work effectively with employees at all organizational levels, communicating effectively both orally and in writing.


Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit