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Instrumentation Technician

Location: 

River Rouge, MI, US

Company:  DTE Coke Operations, LLC
Job ID:  458

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 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 multiple 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

Job Summary

    Operates and is responsible for a significant producing unit or operates and assists Senior Operating Technician on a major producing unit as a member of the operating team. Directs other operating and support crew members, performs administrative duties, and communicates with maintenance, as required to maximize production. Performs and assists in production and maintenance tasks and functions necessary to assure maximum production, quality and inspection. Performs or leads maintenance activities as required with operating crew members and coordinates and works in conjunction with Maintenance Technicians.

Key Accountabilities

 

 

  • Responsible for calibrating, programming, installing and troubleshooting “smart” process instrumentation such as temperature, pressure and level transmitters and control valves
  • 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, with 3 years of heavy industrial experience in an operating discipline preferred, to provide the following:

  • Must have a certificate, license or Journeyman’s Card
  • At least 3 years experience with process instrumentation
  • Experience in process control loops
  • Experience in Distribution Control Systems (DCS) and loop tuning with DCS
  • Experience with PLC, hydraulic controls and process analyzers such as opacity, oxygen, combustibles, process gas and chemical analysis is required
  • 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 function within a matrix organization where employees report to both a functional leader and a business leader
  • Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with both a functional and business leader
  • Must be goal oriented
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, and management

 

 

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.

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Detroit