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Reactor Services Specialist


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  3499

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
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Job Summary
    Responsible for performing activities on the refuel floor and in support of dry cask storage campaigns. Duties include fuel movement, dry cask storage operations, spent fuel pool activities, and all associated equipment on the refuel floor.
Key Accountabilities
  • Operate the Fermi Refueling Platform and associated equipment including: Drive the refuel bridge, Operate the main hoist, main grapple, monorail hoist, frame mounted hoist, and PLC on the refuel bridge, Perform Refueling Platform Preoperational Checks, Startup/Shutdown the Refueling Platform
  • Perform fuel moves in the spent fuel pool to support such activities as: New Fuel Receipt, B5B Fuel Moves, Irradiated Fuel Inspections, and Dry Cask Loading Campaigns
  • Operate equipment and tools on the refuel floor such as: Fuel Preparation Machines, Channel Handling Boom, New Fuel Transfer Crane, Refuel Floor Hatch/Hoist, Control Rod Blade Grapple, Jet Pump Grapple, Underwater cameras, Reactor Vessel Tensioning System, Main Steam Line Plugs, Tri-Nuclear Filter Systems
  • Operate Dry Cask Storage Equipment such as: Vacuum Drying System, Mating Device, Low Profile Transporter, HI-TRAC lifting yoke, and Multi-purpose pump system.
  • Perform surveillances associated with refueling/ISFSI such as: Refuel platform surveillance, HI-STORM surveillance, Refuel floor housekeeping surveillance
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of experience working in a nuclear power plant
Other Qualifications


  • Associates Degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology or Engineering or related field
  • Previous experience with Nuclear fuel movement or dry cask storage projects
  • Experience working in Nuclear Maintenance, Operations or Work Management


Other Requirements

  • Must participate as an Emergency Response Organization ERO member and responds to call-ins as appropriate.
  • Must be able to pass all phases of InProcessing including a background investigation, psychological screening, appropriate radiation worker/respiratory training and be medically certifiable drug and alcohol screen.
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within and outside the company.
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