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Industrial Electrician

Location: 

River Rouge, MI, US

Company:  DTE Coke Operations, LLC
Job ID:  8444

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.

Job Summary

Location: River Rouge, MI

The Electrician position is located at the EES Coke Battery on Zug Island in River Rouge, Michigan. The Coke Battery is a plant that produces coke from various types of coal blends and is then used as fuel in the blast furnaces at the steel mills.

The hourly rate is $31.22 plus $0.30 extra per hour for shift work. Currently, we are also offering a $2,500 signing bonus paid within the first 30 days of your start date and a retention bonus of $2,500 paid after completing your probationary period of 1040 hours worked.  This position also receives quarterly bonuses of up to $7,500 per year, based on EES Coke Battery's quality and production. Health, dental, and vision insurance starting immediately upon first day of work.

This is not a position with Detroit Edison; it's a position with EES Coke Battery, which is a subsidiary of DTE Energy.

The work environment is heavy industrial and requires wearing fire retardant clothing, steel-toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses and a respirator (when required in specific areas). The Coke Battery is an outside plant that may require working in high areas, at times, and exposure to all types of weather conditions including heat of up to 130 degrees in the summer months. The position requires you to possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

Key Accountabilities

 

  • Operates various types of machinery in the coke making process
  • Responsible for participating in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations
  • Maintains interpersonal relationships with individuals both external and internal to the organization
  • Be an active participant of developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism
  • Responsible for following all rules, policies, or expectations
  • Responsible for environmental compliance
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

A high school diploma or GED is required, must have a certificate, license or Journeyman's Card with at least 3 years of heavy industrial experience in an operating discipline preferred, to provide the following:

  • At least 3 years experience with PLC, AC/DC motors, drives, controls and electrical switchgear 480volt three phase power distribution and starters
  • Strong safety experience
  • Ability to work in a team orientated atmosphere
  • Demonstrated capability to achieve results through people, technology and processing equipment
  • Good knowledge of the assigned area(s) of responsibility
  • Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and management

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.


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