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Fuel Handler

Location: 

Woodland, CA, US

Company:  DTE ES Operations, LLC
Job ID:  2620

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.

FUEL HANDLER

Location: Woodland, California

GENERAL SUMMARY

Primary responsibilities are to provide fuel to the boiler; as well as being responsible for all of the equipment, fuel and machinery. Work is performed under direct supervision with results reviewed through the achievement of set goals and adherence to policies and procedures.

PRINICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Operates loaders and blends wood to create boiler fuel
  • Operates scale house and unloads trucks
  • Services loaders daily before shift change and completes shift logs
  • Inspects conveyer systems daily
  • Works on PM’s in yard
  • Assists Steam Plant Operator as necessary
  • Daily Quality Control
  • Take pile temperatures
  • Complies with all site safety requirements and procedures
  • Identifies safety hazards and takes corrective actions as necessary
  • Communicate well with other company personnel
  • Responds to abnormal and emergency operating situations in a safe and reasonable manner
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
    A high school diploma or GED, with training on equipment, loaders, trucks and welding. Experience in maintenance is preferred to provide for the following:
  • Ability to read and write effectively in English and do basic mathematics
  • Background in operating loaders; maintenance; past experience doing shift work
  • Knowledge of plant safety, policies and procedures, especially in areas such as chemical handling, high-energy systems, confined spaces, incipient fire suppression, first aid, rotating machinery, and heavy equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, management and the general public
  • Ability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and respond to call-ins when contacted
     
    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 frequently required to stand or walk and sit. Occasionally, the employee is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 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 frequently reach with hands and arms.
    The employee in this classification will be required to regularly lift or move objects of up to 10 pounds in weight. Frequently lift or move objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift or move objects between 50 to 100 pounds in weight. 
    Vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
    WORKING CONDITIONS
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The noise level in the work environment is loud.

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.

 

PRIVACY NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA JOB APPLICANTS REGARDING THE  

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

 

What Categories of Job Applicant Information Do We Collect and How Do We Use This Information? 

 

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