DTE Energy Maintenance Technician in River Rouge, Michigan
River Rouge, MI, US
Company: DTE Coke Operations, LLC
Job ID: 10592
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.
Location: Detroit, MI
The Maintenance 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 plus $0.30 extra per hour for shift work. The job also includes health, dental, vision, and prescription insurance starting day one. We are currently offering a signing bonus of $2,500 paid within 30 days of your start date and a retention bonus of $2,500 paid after completing the probationary 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.
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.
Operates 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 is required. Must have 3 years of heavy industrial experience to provide for the following:
Must have experience maintaining and repairing Material Handling equipment such as sizing screeners and conveyor belts.
Must have experience maintaining and repairing various types of process pumps.
Must be proficient in the following skills: stick welding - all positions, 7018 and 6010, rigging, hydraulics, pipefitting, layout and fabrication from prints, oxy/acetylene torch burning and coupling alignment
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 within 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
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.