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O & M Technician I

Location: 

Woodland, CA, US

Company:  DTE ES Operations, LLC
Job ID:  8295

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.

 

Operations & Maintenance Technician I (Fuel Receiving)

Location:  Woodland, California

GENERAL SUMMARY

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.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

To properly perform the integral functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand or walk and sit. Frequently, the employee is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or occasionally, 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 constantly reach with hands and arms.

The employee in this classification will be required to lift objects of up to 50 pounds in weight. Carry objects of up to 35 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to push or pull objects 70 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme heat and cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes and frequently exposed to airborne particles and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to mechanical and electrical hazards. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to 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


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