Electrical Engineer Power Distribution Multiple Opportunities

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 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.

Detroit, MI

DTE Energy

<p><strong>DTE Energy is a Detroit-based, diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Built on a strong utility base, DTE Energy's largest operating subsidiaries are DTE Electric and DTE Gas. Together, these regulated utility companies provide electric and/or gas services to more than three million residential, business and industrial customers throughout Michigan. DTE Energy has more than 10,400 employees in utility and non-utility subsidiaries involved in a wide range of energy-related businesses nationwide. The company's growing non-utility businesses are built around the strengths, skills and assets of DTE Energy's electric and gas utilities.</strong></p> http://www.dteenergy.jobs/

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Overview: <p>As an Electrical Engineer assigned to this project, you will be part of this exciting transformation that will position our power distribution system to support distributed generation and electric vehicle charging that connects with cleaner energy sources like wind power, solar, and natural gas generation.&nbsp;</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Investigate new electrical technology, material and equipment, with application to safety, electrical system reliability, performance and cost.</li> <li>Render sound engineering decisions - under potential time constraints &ndash; with limited supervisory input.</li> <li>Perform assigned (or initiates) engineering studies, proposing solutions to engineering-related problems; develops models and analyzes data to support improvement programs, techniques &amp; solutions; makes or assists in presentations of engineering-related projects to all levels of management &amp; external parties (contractors, customers, etc.)</li> <li>Prepare plans, specifications, work instructions and cost estimates for projects requiring engineering services.</li> <li>Coach/mentor, and provide ongoing constructive feedback to less experienced engineering &amp; technical personnel.</li> <li>Propose, initiate and implement electrical system field and design changes, and performance improvements.</li> <li>Participates in the review and creation of test procedures for new technologies, materials and equipment.</li> <li>May coordinate or play a primary role in a group&rsquo;s continuous improvement (CI) efforts: designing processes; establishing quality/quantity standards &amp; metrics; collecting, refining, adapting &amp; communicating &lsquo;best practices&rsquo;; sharing knowledge and developing staff in a systematic fashion. Uses process design outcomes to solve problems.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>Qualifications:<br /> <strong>Staff Engineer</strong>: Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in&nbsp;Engineering or Engineering Technology &amp; 2-plus years of experience in the given engineering discipline, including substantive work-lead or involvement in the management of engineering-related projects or initiatives.</p> <p><strong>Senior Engineer</strong>: Bachelor's Degree in&nbsp;Engineering or Engineering Technology &amp; 4-plus years of experience in the given engineering discipline, including substantive work-lead or involvement in the management of engineer-in-related projects or initiatives.</p> <p><strong>Principal Engineer</strong>: Bachelor's Degree in&nbsp; Engineering or Engineering Technology &amp; 6-plus years of experience in the given engineering discipline, including substantive work-lead or involvement in the management of engineer-in-related projects or initiatives.<br /><br /><strong>Please note:&nbsp; Level determines compensation and incentive package.<br /></strong><br /> Other Qualifications:<br /> <strong>Preferred experience in one or more of the following:</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.</strong></li> <li><strong>Distribution Engineering &amp; Planning.</strong></li> <li><strong>Equipment Engineering.</strong></li> <li><strong>Substation Design.</strong></li> <li><strong>Sub transmission and Industrial Power Engineering &amp; Planning.</strong></li> <li><strong>Relay Engineering (protective relaying and control).</strong></li> <li><strong>Transmission Engineering &amp; Planning.</strong></li> <li><strong>CYME &amp; PSSE Modeling &amp; Solution Development.</strong></li> <li><strong>Smart Grid.</strong></li> </ul> Additional Information<br /> Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and 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.