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Supervisor - RP (ALARA)


Newport, MI, US

Company:  DTE Electric Company
Job ID:  6860

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.

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Job Summary

  • Responsible for direct supervision of employees to ensure the Nuclear Generation Program Chemistry, Environmental Health, Radiation Protection, or Radwaste is implemented in full compliance with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, and supports company and business unit strategic objectives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations (e.g., NRC, OSHA, EPA, DOT, MDEQ, etc.) and company/site programs (e.g., license requirements, policies, practices, and records retention).
  • Directly responsible for workplace safety of employees, involving job safety analysis, pre-job briefings, personal protective equipment (PPE) use, accident and injury reporting, safety meetings and human performance stand-downs.
  • Guides the implementation of process improvements or corrective actions to resolve identified deficiencies.
  • Manages and controls costs and staffing within approved budgets; directs activities to minimize waste and inefficiencies; promotes teamwork and opportunities to maximize continuous improvement.
  • Monitors industry issues and benchmarks to minimize the impact of emergent issues or evolving standards.
  • Observes and evaluates work group performance, problems, and issues, and provides recommendations to department management for changes to work group and department policies, practices, methods, or processes.
  • Supports the achievement of company, plant, and personnel safety and environmental goals.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Four years of experience in the discipline to comply with Nuclear regulatory requirements

Other Qualifications


  • Associate's degree or completion of a training and qualification program in the discipline of Radiation Protection/Health Physics, Chemistry, Environmental Health/Science or related licenses/certifications


Other Requirements

  • Monitors and organizes work group activities to achieve business plan targets and measures, and assured regulatory compliance
  • Prioritize tasks, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, and achieves high standards for ALARA, quality, safety, error/incidentfree human performance, and timely results.
  • Exhibits flexibility and open-mindedness with a team focus, encouraging feedback and providing recognition.
  • Applies systematic decision making; monitors expenditures to targeted budgets; demonstrates job knowledge and leadership necessary to help resolve critical issues; administers contracts for personnel and services.
  • Sets realistic customer and employee centered expectations and monitors delegated activities; inspires and motivates others; treats others with respect and consideration; sensitive to and supportive of a diverse workforce.
  • Knowledgeable of company and site priorities; communicates clear and consistent performance standards; coordinates multiple projects, time, and information flow; meets schedules and commitments.

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