Electrical Engineer - Power Distribution

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.

Detroit, MI

DTE Energy

<p>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.</p> http://www.dteenergy.jobs/

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Full-time

Level determines compensation + incentive package.

Overview: DTE Electric is undergoing a major technological transformation to improve power grid reliability. We are seeking electrical engineers who will help us plan, design and deploy solutions and technologies that will help deliver higher quality power to our customers. As an Electrical Engineer assigned to this incredible project, you may work within one or more focus areas: substations, sub-transmission, protective relays and control systems, or distribution planning. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented electrical engineers to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.<br /><br />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.<br /><br /> <p>DTE Energy is leading the way in design, and deployment of the next generation power distribution system that will integrate smart grid technologies and advanced control systems (SCADA) to improve reliability and efficiency.</p> <p>We are making a $1 billion investment into our grid and growing our engineering organization to support this growth.</p> <ul> <li> <p>Gallup Great Workplace Award for 5 consecutive Years!</p> </li> <li> <p>Metropolitan Detroit&rsquo;s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work!</p> </li> <li> <p>J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award</p> </li> <li> <p>Professional Women&rsquo;s Magazine/Black EOE Journal &ldquo;Best of the Best&rdquo;</p> </li> <li> <p>Computerworld&rsquo;s 100 Best Places to Work in IT</p> </li> </ul> <br />BENEFITS INCLUDE:&nbsp;<br /> <ul> <li>401k Match (10%)&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Ample Time Off Policy&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Tuition Assistance</li> <li>Annual Bonus</li> <li>Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage</li> <li>Paid Child Bonding Leave</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li> <p>Investigate new electrical technology, material and equipment, with application to safety, electrical system reliability, performance and cost.</p> </li> <li> <p>Render sound engineering decisions - under potential time constraints &ndash; with limited supervisory input.</p> </li> <li> <p>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.)</p> </li> <li> <p>Prepare plans, specifications, work instructions and cost estimates for projects requiring engineering services.</p> </li> <li> <p>Coach/mentor, and provide ongoing constructive feedback to less experienced engineering &amp; technical personnel.</p> </li> <li> <p>Propose, initiate and implement electrical system field and design changes, and performance improvements.</p> </li> <li> <p>Participates in the review and creation of test procedures for new technologies, materials and equipment.</p> </li> <li> <p>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.</p> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><em>Staff Engineer</em>: Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) &amp; 3-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><em>Senior Engineer</em>: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) &amp; the knowledge and capabilities typically acquired through 5-plus years of job-relevant experience.</p> <p><strong>Desirable:</strong>&nbsp;Preference may be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following:</p> <ul> <li> <p>Distribution Engineering &amp; Planning</p> </li> <li> <p>Equipment Engineering</p> </li> <li> <p>Substation Design</p> </li> <li> <p>Sub transmission and Industrial Power Engineering &amp; Planning</p> </li> <li> <p>Relay Engineering (protective relaying and control)</p> </li> <li> <p>Transmission Engineering &amp; Planning</p> </li> <li> <p>CYME &amp; PSSE Modeling &amp; Solution Development</p> </li> <li> <p>Smart Grid</p> </li> </ul> <p>Please note: Level determines compensation and incentive package.</p> <p><em>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.</em></p>