The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest
Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an
aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America
and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have
businesses in 26 states and are comprised of regulated utility and
non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and
gas service to approximately 3 million customers. Our non-utility
businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related
companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable
DTE Energy's utility and non-utility businesses are poised for
significant growth. We look forward to working with highly
motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of
growing economically and environmentally.
Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place
to work and has received the following accolades:
- Gallup Great Workplace Award for multiple years
- Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
- Indeed's annual "50 Best Places to Work" award for two years
- Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work
- J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
- Professional Women's Magazine/Black EOE Journal "Best of the
- Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT
- Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
- Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award
Location: Bakersfield, CA
This is a leadership position with responsibility for all
aspects of plant operations
including direct leadership, supervision, and direction of plant
operational staff and
responsibility for the safe and efficient dispatch and operation
of equipment within
the facility. The Operations Supervisor is responsible for
establishing succession and
development plans for the plant operational staff, tracking
completion of their
qualifications, and strategizing internal advancement
This position is be an integral part of the site management
team. A high degree of
communication and collaboration with others is required.
Proactive leadership (by
example) to reinforce DTE's core values of Safety, Reliability,
Responsibility to continuously improve and develop employee
culture is critical for the
success of this position.
Reporting to the Assistant Plant Manager, the Operations
Supervisor functions as part
of the site leadership team utilizing their technical expertise,
discretion, and judgment
within established policies, procedures and practices.
Results are reviewed through the achievement of set goals and
these policies, procedures and practices.
Ensures the safe and reliable operation of the facility by
ensuring all site safety and
environmental requirements and procedures are properly
implemented and that all
corrective actions are implemented in a timely fashion.
discretion and independent judgment in performing such duties
and ensuring safe
and reliable operation of the facility.
Oversees and provides direct supervision and feedback on all
startup, shutdown, inspection, routine chemical testing, all
switching and tagging,
and equipment trouble-shooting. Writes, reviews, and revises
operating and related
Regularly and directly assists the Assistant Plant Manager in
facets of department
administration and power plant management. Maintains
and assists in the preparation, justification and control of
annual operations and
maintenance budgets. Generates reports and ensures employees are
tools and equipment to perform their work.
Provides advice and counsel to the Assistant Plant Manager
regarding the technical
and administrative conduct of shift operations.
Operates independently and under only general supervision
Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the plant
of direct reports, completing performance reviews, conducting
administering discipline as required.
Oversee compliance with the daily operations schedule for
exercising judgement to minimize overtime costs while ensuring
coverage for safe
and efficient operation of the plant.
Assists in the selection, orientation, training, and development
employees and promotions, and assures high work quality of
Serves as the manager on duty for critical work required after
normal hours to'
ensure management oversight and execute discretion for the safe
efficient completion of work.
Coordinates the routine and predictive maintenance on selected
the Maintenance Supervisor.
Communicates with other company personnel on-site and at other
Represents the company in dealing with steam and power
vendors, contractors, regulators, and other non-company
Maximizes plant efficiency and shareholder value without
personnel and equipment safety, environmental compliance or the
commercial viability of the facility.
Available for scheduled and unscheduled shift coverage and is
respond to off-hour call-ins when contacted by phone or company
or cell phone.
Establishes and maintains high personal and professional
standards of safety
and environmental conscientiousness and compliance.
Plans and directs housekeeping duties performed by O&M
housekeeping standards are maintained or initiates corrective
action, as required.
Uses a scientific method for problem solving. Documents
and countermeasures when improving and solving problems.
Follows the MOC process when making changes/upgrades to systems
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
- A high school diploma or equivalent, relevant plant-related
experience, including a
minimum ten (10) years of progressive experience in field.
Additional consideration provided for biomass power-plant
possess specialized experience in the following:
Knowledge of power plant safety policies and procedures,
especially in the areas of
high-energy systems, high pressure boilers, chemical handling,
rotating machinery, confined spaces, incipient fire suppression,
and first aid.
Ability to read, write and communicate effectively and
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products, especially
Word and Excel
Functional knowledge of subordinate and peer duties and
Basic knowledge of or ability to understand fundamental
principles related to
physics, mathematics, AC and DC electrical theory, chemistry,
process, thermal dynamics, heat transfer and fluid flow.
Demonstrated knowledge regarding operation of valves, switches,
keyboards and other devices associated with power plants.
Working knowledge of maintenance management systems.
Ability to comprehend and apply technical information, including
electrical drawings (such as blueprints, P&IDs, single-line
schematics) to problem-solving situations and
Ability to locate, trouble-shoot, and oversee adjustment of
defects in mechanical
Ability to communicate and coordinate work on technical subjects
with others across
job families and with outside vendors.
Operating and maintenance experience with various analytical and
Outstanding skill in leadership and interpersonal
Ability to pass respirator fit tests to use respiratory
protective equipment or selfcontained
breathing apparatus at all times.
The physical demands characterized here epitomize those that
must be met by an
employee to properly perform the integral functions of this job.
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, walk, stoop, kneel or sit. Climbing stairs
and ladders and maneuvering
in awkward positions are all required. Frequently, the employee
is required to sit. 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 reach with hands and arms
Must be able to enter and work in confined space areas,
condensers, tanks, etc. to evaluate equipment condition or
inspect work efforts by
The employee in this classification will be required to
occasionally lift objects of up to 10
pounds in weight. On a rare occurrence the employee will have to
lift or move objects of
up to 25 pounds in weight or push or pull up to 50 pounds in
Vision requirements for this position include close vision,
color vision, depth
perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Although the duties of this position are generally non-manual in
nature, while performing
the duties of this job, the employee works both in a business
office setting and out in
plant. In the course of working at the plant site, the employee
is occasionally exposed to
outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid
conditions, extreme heat, and
may work near moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The
occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and
vibration. The noise level in the
work environment is usually quiet to moderate in the office, but
may become loud at the
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, sexual orientation,
gender identity or any other status protected by law.
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COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
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("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
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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
- Resume and other information provided by you during the hiring
The Company collects this information to hire the best qualified
applicants and to comply with applicable employment laws.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy
personal information, please contact: Careers@dteenergy.com
Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield
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