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DTE Energy Human Resources Representative in Detroit, Michigan

Human Resources Representative


Detroit, MI, US

Company: DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC

Job ID: 1895

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. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

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.

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

  • Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years

  • Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence

  • Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running

  • 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.

External Pre-Hire Assessment Required:Associate Pre-Hire Assessment

Testing Required:Not Applicable

Job Summary

Entry-level professional Human Resources (HR) job that entails exposure or assignments across a broad range of HR areas. As part of a dynamic HR organization, is responsible for carrying out a variety of activities and assisting in day-to-day administration of HR policies and programs in one or more of the following areas: business partner, staffing, employee and labor relations, compensation and benefits, training, performance management, benchmarking, diversity and inclusion. May support assigned business unit (BU) clients in their application of HR policies and initiatives, or assist senior-level HR staff in these activities. Works in accordance with existing policies and procedures, or specific instructions, but takes on assignments entailing judgment and/or discretion to select from, or recommend alternative approaches. Span of control = 0: this is an individual contributor job.

Key Accountabilities

  • Acts as a partner to formulate HR-related plans that are consistent with the company and BU's core values, mission and vision.

  • Collaborates with HR team and other staff to assist with plans to address business needs, executes initiatives and ongoing activities.

  • Assists with the appropriate use of the HR service delivery model, policy and guidelines.

  • Assists HR team with coaching leaders and employees through employee related matters.

  • May assist with managing the design and implementation of temporary programs (i.e., Co-ops, interns, summer students, etc.) and/or with screening external candidates based on job relevant criteria.

  • Solicits guidance and advice from senior-level HR staff, as needed, to ensure that appropriate recommendations and actions are carried out in accordance with company and BU needs.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Six (6) months of HR-related experience (e.g labor relations, staffing, employee relations, compensation and benefits, organizational development, etc)

Other Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources-related disciplines, e.g, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Industrial Psychology, etc (excludes human and social services disciplines)

Other Requirements

  • Proficient oral and written communication, and presentation skills with the ability to communicate clearly, credibly and confidently.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills consistent with the ability to identify key issues from a broad range of alternatives, and recommend optimal solutions for various situations.

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, issues or projects that may include high-visibility initiatives and require innovation, teamwork and planning.

  • Capable of managing work with shifting priorities, multiple demands from leaders, peers and client groups in a positive and evenhanded fashion; displays a calm demeanor under pressure and embraces change.

  • Proficient in MS Office sufficient to apply it with minimal instruction or guidance (this level of proficiency typically attainable through 1+ year(s) of experience with the applications).

  • Ability to work in a 'team' and/or 'matrix' structure, supporting multiple clients.

Additional Information

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.

Nearest Major Market:Detroit

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