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Senior Reactor Services Specialist


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  3497

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.


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Job Summary
    Oversee and support the safe and efficient operation of Reactor Services activities, including all equipment and systems. Responsible for coordinating and directing refuel floor activities, dry cask storage campaigns and ensuring all preventive maintenance of Reactor Services equipment is completed. Monitor work progression, identify problems and report on reactor service activities to leadership.
Key Accountabilities
  • Lead and oversee the logistics for all scheduled reactor services work including work activities performed during refueling outages and dry cask storage campaigns
  • Verify work is scheduled and planned with proper resources and sequencing through the T-week process
  • Oversee and direct the work of supplemental personnel performing work for Reactor Services during refueling outages and dry cask campaigns including verifying that supplemental personnel are performing work in accordance with station procedures and standards.
  • Coordinate preventive maintenance and direct work as necessary to ensure all reactor services equipment is maintained and operational.
  • Assist with performing fuel moves in the spent fuel pool and operating equipment and tools on the refuel floor, including operating dry cask storage equipment as necessary to support reactor service work.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 5 years' experience working in a nuclear power plant within Maintenance, Operations, or Work Management with duties related to refuel floor activities
Other Qualifications


  • Associates Degree in Nuclear Engineering Technology or other mechanical or electrical engineering technology degree
  • Previous experience with nuclear fuel movement or dry cask storage projects and knowledgeable of the alarms and interlocks associated with the refueling platform


Other Requirements

  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within and outside the company.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Meet regulatory requirements per Fermi Procedures and Processes
  • Participate as an Emergency Response Organization ERO member and respond to call-ins as appropriate.
  • Pass all phases of InProcessing including a background investigation, psychological screening, appropriate radiation worker/respiratory training and be medically certifiable drug and alcohol screen.
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