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EH&S Specialist

Location: 

Woodland, CA, US

Company:  DTE Energy Services, Inc.
Job ID:  4777

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

Location: Woodland, CA

This position is responsible for maintaining plant compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations. It is critical that this position has an understanding of permit requirements, the regulatory process, plant operations, and the ability to identify, define, investigate, and assess EH&S problems. Expertise in training, auditing, industrial hygiene, as well as hazard identification and correction are required. Reporting to the Regional Operations Manager, with functional reporting to the site Plant Manager, and Environmental & Safety departments in Ann Arbor, MI, the employee exercises independent discretion and judgment within established policies, procedures and practices. Results are reviewed through the achievement of set goals and adherence to these policies, procedures and practices.

Key Accountabilities
  • Insures operational and administrative compliance with all plant operating permits
  • Administers and maintains existing EH&S programs, policies, and procedures as well as developing specific programs as needed
  • Provides guidelines, training presentations, and operational assistance to plant staff
  • Interfaces with regulatory agencies and outside vendors as necessary to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Administers Industrial Hygiene related programs
  • Prepares and submits documentation to support plant compliance
  • Organizes EH&S related documentation (i.e. quarterly EDRs, medical monitoring, IH data, reports, inspections, audits, etc) and EH&S related initiatives and cooperative compliance programs
  • Conducts plant audits to assess compliance with regulations and DTEES expectations
  • Continuously evaluates and identifies where EH&S compliance activities must be focused
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

Must have a high school diploma or GED and five or more years of industry experience or specialized skills paired with multiple years of experience

Other Qualifications
  • Experience with continuous emissions monitoring systems and supporting software
  • Knowledge of applicable codes of Federal Regulations requirements
  • Experience leading a team, as well as the proven ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of the assigned areas of responsibility. 
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to function within a matrix organization in which functional and business leaders have equal authority within the organization and 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, who collaborate on employee issues and decisions (including performance management, compensation and development)

 

Additional Information

Physical Demands
•The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that must be met by an employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•In order to properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to: stand or walk and stoop or kneel.  Frequently, the employee is required to sit. It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee is able to: talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms extensively.
• The employee in this classification will be required to frequently lift objects of up to 10 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift/move objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Vision requirements for this position include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
•Additional physical requirements for this position are: ability to climb ladders up to 20 feet in height, ability to climb stairs up to 5 flights at a time, ability to wear negative-pressure respirators for up to 4 hours a day, ability to perform light work in hot environments (100 degrees F) for up to 1 hours/day, ability to wear protective equipment (including, but not limited to hearing protection, hard hat, safety boots, safety glasses or goggles, flame-resistant coveralls, gloves) for up to 10 hours/day, ability to work in a noisy environment (with hearing protection), ability to walk/stand (with occasional breaks) for up to 7 hours/day, ability to work at heights (protected by guardrails and/or personal fall arrest equipment), ability to work in an environment with exposures to magnetic and/or electrical fields, wood dust, coal dust, coke oven emissions, organic vapors, and/or metal fumes (all within OSHA limits).

Working Conditions
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee works both in a business office setting and at a project site. In the course of working at the project site, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, including cold/hot, wet and/or humid conditions, and may work near moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration (see physical requirements above). The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in the office, but may become loud at the project site.

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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COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION  

 

DTE Energy and its operating groups, subsidiaries and affiliates (“the Company”), are committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal information of all individuals including job applicants.  The Company collects personal information of job applicants in connection with its recruitment and hiring activities.  The Company does not sell or otherwise disclose this personal information for monetary consideration or a business purpose to any third parties.  

 

The Company is committed to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) effective January 1, 2020; and all data privacy and laws in the jurisdictions in which it recruits and hires employees. Job applicants with disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting: accommodations@dteenergy.com

 

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We collect the following categories of personal information for the purposes described below: 

 

  • Name and contact information;  
     
  • Last four digits of Social Security Number; 
     
  • Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disability status; 
     
  • Work history, including job title, dates of employment, duties, experience, and skills;  
     
  • Reference and background information, including relationship to Company employees or contractors, prior employment by the Company; and background check information; 
     
  • Post-offer information and results, including Social Security Number and date of birth; 
     
  • Education history, including schools attended, degrees and certifications earned; and 
     

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Notice, the Company’s Privacy Policy or the collection of your personal information, please contact: Careers@dteenergy.com