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DTE Energy Associate, DTE Vantage in Detroit, Michigan

Associate, DTE Vantage


Detroit, MI, US

Company: DTE Energy Resources, LLC

Job ID: 10777

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.

Job Summary

Location: A hybrid work structure based in Detroit, Michigan

The DTE Vantage Associate Program (a subsidiary of DTE Energy Company) is seeking ambitious, energetic, quantitatively adept individuals with an interest in high visibility roles in finance and strategy for their rotational development program, based at its Detroit, Michigan headquarters.

A strong candidate possesses a broad range of financial and commercial skills, can manage the details of complex transactions and has the ability to work within a team-oriented environment in rapidly evolving markets. You must have at a minimum a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and be pursuing an advanced degree from a top-tier school.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

We seek candidates who are pursuing an MBA or other advanced degree in a related field, from a top-tier school. A technical or quantitative undergraduate degree is a plus. A minimum of three to four years of progressive work experience is preferred, along with the following demonstrated skills and personal characteristics:

  • Strong quantitative and financial modeling capability

  • An aptitude for and an interest in financial analysis

  • The ability to understand and analyze complex business issues

  • The ability to clearly communicate results to senior management

  • The ability to work independently and in a fast-paced team environment

  • A high level of maturity, integrity, confidence, intellectual curiosity, initiative taking, the ability to get agreement and a team-oriented work ethic

The Program

Associates rotate through three assignments within DTE Vantage, each lasting approximately eight months. In their assignments, Associates work within multidisciplinary teams formed to identify, evaluate, and execute energy-related transactions and strategies. Following the program, participants will transition into new positions based on their interests and company needs.

Examples of specific assignments include:

  • Identifying and screening potential acquisition candidates

  • Conducting valuation, due diligence, structuring, negotiation and integration for an acquisition

  • Developing and negotiating the pricing and structure for an on-site co-generation project

  • Evaluating investments in new renewable energy technologies

  • Developing a marketing plan to grow an existing product line

To ensure an effective transition to DTE, Associates will be assigned an advisor. Associates will also receive training in valuation, problem solving, communication and industry specific topics.

Physical Demands

The physical demands characterized in the essential and marginal job functions 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.

Please reference the essential and marginal job functions (general office) for this position.

Working Conditions

The employee performs job duties in a climate-controlled office environment, with a moderate noise level.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

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.