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O & M Technician I

Company: DTE Energy
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

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.O&M Technician ILocation: Bakersfield, CaliforniaGENERAL SUMMARYThis position is responsible during assigned shift for receiving, monitoring, testing and recordkeeping for all fuel supplied to Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company, LLC. Additionally, the position is responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly scale house and the grounds associated with fuel receiving. This position reports directly to the Fuel Yard Coordinator.The pay rate for this position is $21.00 - $24.00 per hour.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESOperates and monitors various fuel weighing and receiving and quality control equipment and systems in accordance with established procedures and policies in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Receives, reviews, samples, analyzes, logs and distributes regular fuel deliveries. Verifies and monitors the supply of operationally appropriate fuel for the generating/operating unit.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly scale house and the grounds and equipment within the assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Prepares and maintains various files, logs and records as required.
  • Provides assistance to plant administration and personnel as necessary.
  • Works with the administrative staff and fuel procurement to process receipts and outgoing shipments through the weigh ticket process, utilizing the authorized deliveries fuel matrix and other provided documentation and information.
  • Enters weigh tickets into the fuel data base in the event of a failure of the automated input from the scales.
  • Monitors and oversees the fuel and ash sampling process.
  • Prepares process and records the fuel sampled for moisture content.
  • Collects QC fuel samples for fuel analysis for the QC personnel.
  • Participates in required safety/regulatory training and adheres to all established safety/regulatory training and adheres to all established safety/regulatory requirements and practices.
  • Participates in various company provided proficiency training programs.
  • Trains other employees in order to keep the scale house operating during absence.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • This position is defined by, but not limited to, this list of duties and responsibilities.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESA high school diploma or GED is required. Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English and perform mathematical calculations. Technical training and demonstrated ability to perform successfully in similar work environments preferred to provide for the following:
    • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.
    • Possess any required company, state and or federal licenses and certifications.
    • Basic knowledge of safety and environmental policies and procedures. Must have the ability to become competent in the areas of high-energy systems, chemical handling, heavy equipment, rotating machinery, confined spaces, incipient fire suppression, and first aid through training.
    • Be qualified to operate mobile heavy equipment.
    • Must possess the knowledge and ability to use computers and related technology efficiently.
    • Ability to work occasional overtime, including holidays and weekends.
    • Functional knowledge of subordinate and/or peer duties and responsibilities.Other QualificationsPhysical 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, walk, stoop, kneel or 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 extensively.
      • Must be able to enter and work in confined space areas, including boilers, condensers, tanks, etc. to evaluate equipment condition or inspect work efforts by assigned resources.
      • The employee in this classification will be required to frequently lift objects of up to 25 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift or move objects of up to 40 pounds in weight. In addition, the employee will occasionally push or pull up to 70 pounds in weight.
      • Vision requirements for this position include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Working Conditions
        • 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 employee is occasionally exposed 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 plant site.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.PRIVACYNOTICE TOCALIFORNIAJOB APPLICANTSREGARDING THECOLLECTIONOF PERSONALINFORMATIONDTE Energyand its operating groups, subsidiaries and affiliates("the Company"),are committed to protecting the privacy and security of personal informationofall individuals including job applicants.The Companycollects personal information ofjob applicants inconnection with itsrecruitment and hiringactivities.The Company doesnot sell or otherwise disclosethis personalinformation for monetary consideration or a business purpose to any third parties.The Companyiscommitted to complying with theCalifornia Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)effectiveJanuary 1, 2020; and all dataprivacy andlawsin the jurisdictionsin which itrecruits and hiresemployees.Job applicantswith disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting: accommodations@dteenergy.comWhat Categories ofJob ApplicantInformation Do We Collect and How Do We Use This Information?We collect the following categories of personal information for the purposes described below:
          • Nameand contactinformation;
            • Last four digits of Social SecurityNumber;
              • Voluntary self-disclosure information regarding minority, veteran, and disabilitystatus;
                • Work history, including job title, dates of employment,duties, experience, andskills;
                  • Reference and background information, includingrelationship to Company employees or contractors, prior employment by the Company;and background check information;
                    • Post-offer information and results, includingSocial Security Number and date of birth;
                      • Education history,includingschools attended, degrees and certifications earned;and
                        • Resume and other information provided byyou during the hiring process.

                          The Company collects this information to hire the best qualified applicantsand to comply with applicable employment laws.

                          What is the Company's Privacy Policy?

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