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Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

Location: 

River Rouge, MI, US

Company:  DTE Coke Operations, LLC
Job ID:  5297

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

GENERAL SUMMARY

 

Location:  River Rouge, Michigan

The Maintenance Technician 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 $28.22 plus $0.30 extra per hour for shift work.  This position also receives quarterly bonuses of up to $7,500 per year, based on EES Coke Battery's quality and production.

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.

Performs all maintenance functions necessary to maintain all operating and service equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment including mobile equipment as required.  Operates equipment in conjunction with repairs and provides assistance in operating functions as necessary to maintain continuity of operations.  May work alone, with minimal supervision or with other Maintenance Technicians and coordinates and works in conjunction with operating team members in the performance of maintenance tasks.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Responsible for participating in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations
  • Maintains various types of machinery in the coke making process
  • 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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

A high school diploma or GED is required.  Must have 3 years of heavy industrial experience to provide for the following:

  • Must have experience maintaining and repairing Material Handling equipment such as sizing screeners and conveyor belts.
  • Must have experience maintaining and repairing various types of process pumps.
  • Must be proficient in the following skills: stick welding - all positions, 7018 and 6010, rigging, hydraulics, pipefitting, layout and fabrication from prints, oxy/acetylene torch burning and coupling alignment
  • 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
  • Must possess and be able to maintain a valid driver's license


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