DTE Energy Supervisor - Operations Training Program in Newport, Michigan

Job Description

Supervisor - Operations Training Program-10298

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.


Job Summary:

Provides guidance and work direction to training instructors and students. Provides overall coordination of assigned training programs to meet established schedules and maintain programs in compliance with regulatory requirements and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operation INPO accreditation objectives and criteria. Identifies problems and seeks innovative solutions to improve organizational effectiveness and proactively resolve issues. Interfaces with the line organization, Program Review Committees, to coordinate, plan and control training activities. Evaluates training program performance. Provides input to the budget and continuously seeks methods to improve efficiency and reduce costs. Implements the Human Performance and Corrective Action programs for Nuclear Training.


  • Supervises instructor application of the Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation and Evaluation phases of the Systematic Approach to Training SAT process.

  • Maintains the accredited Training Program Descriptions to ensure compliance with the requirements of the appropriate National Academy for Nuclear Training ACAD documents.

  • Works with the line organization to identify performance deficiencies. Performs and/or supervises performance analyses and training needs analyses to resolve performance issues.

  • Observes and evaluates instructor performance, trainee progress and course effectiveness to produce improvements in the accredited training program and client group performance.

  • Responsible for overseeing the modifications of the training programs based on the line feedback, operating experience, industry guidelines, federal guidelines and changing industry conditions.

  • Manage the programs, personnel, contractors, contracts, purchases and resources necessary to effectively implement the training programs and stay within an annual budget.

  • Models and reinforces management expectations for industrial and nuclear safety, procedure adherence and training conduct for instructors and trainees.

  • Verifies training activities are performed by, or under the supervision of, personnel who have completed applicable qualifications for the tasks to be performed.

  • Ensures training instructors obtain and maintain their technical and instructional knowledge and skills.

  • Interfaces with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission NRC and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations INPO to ensure training programs are in compliance with current regulations.

  • Maintains instructor and SRO License or certification qualifications.

  • Primary responsibility for evaluating employee/program performance. This will include the hiring of personnel, training and development.

  • Performs and/or supervises performance analyses and training needs analyses to resolve performance issues.

  • Ensures all training activities are conducted in accordance with Nuclear Training procedures, work instructions and best industry practices.

  • Ensures all training facilities are maintained in a superior material condition and model industrial safety cleanliness and foreign material exclusion.


  • High School diploma or equivalent GED

  • Five years of Nuclear Power Plant experience, preferably in Operations. Candidate should possess an additional three years of instructor experience. Experience as a Fermi, Senior Instructor preferred

  • Must participate as an Emergency Response Organization ERO member and responds to call-ins as appropriate.

  • Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel and Power Point.

  • Must be able to pass all phases of In-Processing including a background investigation, psychological screening, appropriate radiation worker/respiratory training and be medically certifiable drug and alcohol screen.

  • Understanding of regulatory and industry requirements associated with implementing the operator training programs.

  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within and outside the company.

  • Communication and presentation skills. Must be able to effectively prepare and present classroom presentations.

  • Experience overseeing and using the Systematic Approach to Training process.

  • Experience in conducting and using performance analysis techniques.

  • Must meet regulatory requirements per Fermi procedures.

  • Operations Training and Simulator program supervisors must have a current or previous Senior Reactor Operator License or Certification at Fermi.

Job: Nuclear Generation Operations & Maintenance

Title: Supervisor - Operations Training Program

Primary Location: Michigan-Newport

Requisition ID: 10298