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O & M Technician I


Woodland, CA, US

Company:  DTE ES Operations, LLC
Job ID:  4765

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

Operations & Maintenance Technician I (Fuel Receiving)


Location:  Woodland, California



This position is responsible during assigned shift for receiving, monitoring, testing and recordkeeping for all fuel supplied to Woodland Biomass Power, LLC.  Additionally, the position is responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly scale house and the grounds associated with fuel receiving.  This position reports directly to the Operations Supervisor. 


  • Operates and monitors various fuel weighing, receiving, quality control equipment, and systems in accordance with established procedures and policies in a safe and efficient manner. 
  • Receives, reviews, samples, analyzes, logs and distributes regular fuel deliveries.  Verifies and monitors the supply of operationally appropriate fuel for the generating/operating unit.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly scale house grounds and equipment within the assigned areas of responsibility. 
  • Prepares and maintains various files, logs and records as required. 
  • Provides assistance to plant administration and personnel as necessary. 
  • Works with the administrative and fuel procurement staff to process receipts and outgoing shipments through the weigh ticket process, utilizing the authorized deliveries fuel matrix and other provided documentation and information. 
  • Enters weigh tickets into the fuel data base in the event of a failure of the automated input from the scales.
  • Monitors and oversees the fuel and ash sampling process. 
  • Prepares process and records the fuel sampled for moisture content.  
  • Collects QC fuel samples for fuel analysis for the QC personnel. 
  • Participates in required safety/regulatory training and adheres to all established safety/regulatory training and adheres to all established safety/regulatory requirements and practices. 
  • Participates in various company provided proficiency training programs.
  • Trains other employees to keep the scale house operating during absence.  
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • This position is defined by, but not limited to, this list of duties and responsibilities. 


A high school diploma or GED is required. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English and perform mathematical calculations. Technical training and demonstrated ability to perform successfully in similar work environments preferred to provide for the following:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license.
  • Possess any required company, state and or federal licenses and certifications.
  • Basic knowledge of safety and environmental policies and procedures.  Must have the ability to become competent in the areas of high-energy systems, chemical handling, heavy equipment, rotating machinery, confined spaces, incipient fire suppression, and first aid through training.
  • Be qualified to operate mobile heavy equipment.
  • Must possess the knowledge and ability to use computers and related technology efficiently.
  • Ability to work occasional overtime, including holidays and weekends.
  • Functional knowledge of subordinate and/or peer duties and responsibilities.


Attached are the Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands for the Woodland Biomass Power, LLC.

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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