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Senior Controls Technician - GSP


Westover, WV, US

Company:  DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC
Job ID:  2627

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
  • Functions as a technical expert in the installation, operation, calibration and maintenance of station automation, gas measurement, communication and control systems used in the transportation of natural gas. Works directly with Gas Control operations and SCADA support staff in ensuring equipment availability to properly monitor and control gas measurement and control systems.
Key Accountabilities
  • Inspects and calibrates gas measurement and control equipment to ensure government, industry and enterprise standards are met.
  • Works with engineering on implementation of major improvements and new construction projects.
  • Monitors, calibrates and tests integrated systems performance; analyzes results to the primary component level and initiates corrective action.
  • Maintains communication hardware (FR, lease line, Ethernet) linking monitoring equipment to host systems.
  • Installs and operates gas quality monitoring equipment.
  • Ensures automation and remote field device software and hardware components are operating and maintained to industry and enterprise standards.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related technical field or a minimum five years experience in a repair/maintenance control role without a formal degree.
  • Two years experience in repair and maintenance of control, communications systems or measurement systems, minimum; those used in the transportation of natural gas, preferred.
  • Five years of experience is required in repair and maintenance of control, communications systems or measurement systems used in transportation of natural gas without a degree.
Other Qualifications
  • PLC programming experience highly desired spreadsheet, database and word processing software.
  • Valid driver's license required, must meet Company driving standard of less than 6 points.
  • Security screening and random drug testing is required for employment.
  • Ability to carry test equipment that may weigh up to 50 pounds in remote field locations.
  • ISA Control System certification preferred.
  • Qualify under Department of Transportation Operator Qualification Program for related tasks.
  • Ability to respond to after hour emergencies and on call responses.
Additional Information



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.



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