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Staff Engineer - Nuclear (Strategic Engineering)

Location: 

Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  3418

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

Intermediate level engineer responsible for independently evaluating, selecting and applying standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.  Uses judgement in applying or recommending adaptions and modifications. Typical assignments are in the areas of engineering or scientific design, problem solving, and technical support for the optimum operation and maintenance of company assets.  Participates on teams of field employees, technicians, engineers and other personnel.

Key Accountabilities
  • Performs engineering assignments, proposing solutions to engineering related problems.
  • Works with experienced professionals to recommend and implement timely solutions involving routine engineering, design, operation, maintenance of company assets and market optimization.
  • Collaborates with more experienced engineers to provide follow-up and engineering assistance on defined problems within time and budget constraints.
  • Develops models and analyzes data in order to recommend solutions and/or improvements in processes and programs; develops and presents presentations to all levels of management and/or external parties.
  • May provide field engineering assistance or technical support.
  • Keeps up to date on current technology and market/technology trends.
  • Assists in the resolution of emergent plant issues.
  • Ensures compliance to all nuclear quality assurance (NQA) documentation and record keeping requirements, along with all nuclear security safeguards, NERC-CIP, critical digital asset and other Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) requirements.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Chemistry, Physics, or Mathematics and a minimum of 2 years of job relevant experience, applicable Navy nuclear experience equally acceptable.

Other Qualifications

Preferred:  Master’s Degree in Engineering or job relevant discipline

 

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to maintain a position on the Fermi Emergency Response Organization ERO in support of the Radiological Emergency Response Plan RERP.
  • 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.
  • Physical capability to work in the plant i.e. climb stairs, work in hot environment, work in radiation/contamination areas.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, primarily Excel and Word
  • Intermediate analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organization skills
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal skills
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