DTE Energy Chemistry Technician in Newport, Michigan

Job Description

Chemistry Technician-10246

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are the largest electric and gas utility in Michigan with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America. We are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with businesses in 26 different states.

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.

We care for our employees and prioritize their health and safety first. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

· Gallup Great Workplace Award for 3 consecutive Years! (2013, 2014 and 2015)

· Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

· J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

· Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

· Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

· Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

· Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

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.

Description

Job Summary

Apply technical knowledge in the field of chemistry in support of personnel safety assurance, environmental health, and chemistry plant systems operability/reliability. This may include environmental and chemistry related activities; the installation of plant design changes, work planning and performance in chemistry functions, and the conduct of independent assessments of plant and org unit performance, in order to assure that Fermi 2 is operated, maintained, and modified in a safe and reliable manner, in accordance with regulatory requirements.

Key Accountabilities

  • As assigned, participate in Emergency Response Organization and respond to call-ins for emergent plant support

  • Perform recurring functions (including sampling, data collection, counting and data analysis) for: Chemistry as covered by INPDES / Technical Specifications, ODCM and chemistry specifications

  • Evaluate plant conditions, including the use or calibration of various test equipment. Collecting, documenting, and organizing analysis results (including the performance of surveillances).

  • Perform trend and problem analyses on the performance of chemistry plant systems, equipment, or conditions, and assist in the preparation of detailed reports on plant processes or performance, noting when conditions are out of specified limits.

  • Coordinate/prioritize scheduled and requested work for the group in support of plant operations; Serve as lead tech or backshift group administer. Perform on-the-job training and mentor other technicians.

  • Support field implementation of 10CFR regulatory requirements in support of chemistry-related mandates; generate and maintain quality and other regulatory required records.

  • Develop and revise applicable discipline specific technical procedures and work instructions.

  • Maintain laboratory supplies and equipment inventories and order replacement parts when necessary.

  • Coaches, counsels, trains, and directs or manages or schedules work flow and productivity measures.

  • Analyzes and solves problems, evaluates trends, and recommends corrective actions and improvements.

  • Knowledgeable of nuclear power plant operations and computerized applications and software programs.

  • Working knowledge of environmental, nuclear, and other applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Working knowledge or measuring devices, precision and non-precision instruments and tools, drawings/schematics and business unit safe work practices.

  • Responds to requests for service and assistance; prioritizes tasks, handles information flow; treats others with respect and consideration; attentive to detail and accuracy; supports safety programs.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in a field of science or engineering technology with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in chemistry, radio-chemistry or a related field.

or

  • High School Diploma / GED and completion of the USN Engineering Laboratory Technician Qualification with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in chemistry, radio-chemistry or a related field.

or

  • High School Diploma / GED and completion of an INPO approved Chemistry Technical Training Program with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in chemistry, radio-chemistry or a related field.

And

  • Successfully meet all requirements to obtain required qualifications per current standards.

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities. Utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Nuclear Generation Operations & Maintenance

Title: Chemistry Technician

Primary Location: Michigan-Newport

Requisition ID: 10246