DTE Energy Instrumentation Technician in River Rouge, Michigan
River Rouge, MI, US
Company: DTE Coke Operations, LLC
Job ID: 10586
Location: Detroit, Michigan
The Instrumentation Technician position is located at the EES Coke Battery on Zug Island in River Rouge, Michigan. The Coke Battery is a plant that produces coke from various types of coal blends and is then used as fuel in the blast furnaces at the steel mills.
The hourly rate is $32.78 and the job includes health, dental, vision, and prescription insurance starting day one. Currently we are also offering $2,500 signing bonus paid within 30 days of your start date and a $2,500 retention bonus paid after you complete the probation period of 1040 hours worked. This position also receives quarterly bonuses of up to $7,500 per year, based on EES Coke Battery's quality and production.
This position is Monday - Friday, and the shift is 7:30 am - 3:30 pm.
The work environment is heavy industrial and requires wearing fire retardant clothing, steel-toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses and a respirator (when required in specific areas). The Coke Battery is an outside plant that may require working in high areas, at times, and exposure to all types of weather conditions including heat of up to 130 degrees in the summer months. The position requires you to possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
Performs all maintenance functions necessary to maintain all operating and service equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment including mobile equipment as required. Operates equipment in conjunction with repairs and provides assistance in operating functions as necessary to maintain continuity of operations. May work alone, with minimal supervision or with other Maintenance Technicians and coordinates and works in conjunction with operating team members in the performance of maintenance tasks.
Maintains various types of machinery in the coke making process
Responsible for participating in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations
Maintains interpersonal relationships with individuals both external and internal to the organization
Be an active participant of developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism
Responsible for following all rules, policies, or expectations
Responsible for environmental compliance
Performs all other related duties as assigned
A high school diploma or GED, with 3 years of heavy industrial experience in an operating discipline preferred, to provide the following:
Must have experience calibrating, programming, installing, and troubleshooting "smart" process instrumentation such as temperature, pressure and level transmitters and control valves
Experience in process control loops
Experience in Distribution Control Systems (DCS) and loop tuning with DCS
Experience with PLC, hydraulic controls, and process analyzers such as opacity, oxygen, combustibles, process gas and chemical analysis required
Strong safety experience
Ability to work in a team orientated atmosphere
Demonstrated capability to achieve results through people, technology, and processing equipment
Good knowledge of the assigned area(s) of responsibility
Ability to function with a matrix organization where 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
Must be goal oriented
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, and management
Must possess and be able to maintain a valid driver's license