DTE Energy Fuel Handler in Woodland, California

FUEL HANDLER

Location: Woodland, California

_ GENERAL SUMMARY_

This positions primary responsibility is to provide fuel to the boiler; as well as being responsible for all of the equipment, fuel and machinery. Work is performed under direct supervision with results reviewed through the achievement of set goals and adherence to policies and procedures.

_ PRINICIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_

  • Operates loaders and blends wood to create boiler fuel

  • Operates scale house and unloads trucks

  • Services loaders daily before shift change and completes shift logs

  • Inspects conveyer systems daily

  • Works on PM’s in yard

  • Assists Steam Plant Operator as necessary

  • Daily Quality Control

  • Take pile temperatures

  • Complies with all site safety requirements and procedures

  • Identifies safety hazards and takes corrective actions as necessary

  • Communicate well with other company personnel

  • Responds to abnormal and emergency operating situations in a safe and reasonable manner

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

_ KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES_

A high school diploma or GED, with training on equipment, loaders, trucks and welding. Experience in maintenance is preferred to provide for the following:

  • Ability to read and write effectively in English and do basic mathematics

  • Background in operating loaders; maintenance; past experience doing shift work

  • Knowledge of plant safety, policies and procedures, especially in areas such as chemical handling, high-energy systems, confined spaces, incipient fire suppression, first aid, rotating machinery, and heavy equipment

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, management and the general public

  • Ability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and respond to call-ins when contacted

_ PHYSICAL DEMANDS_

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.

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

The employee in this classification will be required to regularly lift or move objects of up to 10 pounds in weight. Frequently lift or move objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift or move objects between 50 to 100 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.

_ WORKING CONDITIONS_

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The noise level in the work environment is loud.

  • 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.*

  • Requisition ID:* 19852