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DTE Energy HPP Service Technician Apprentice - NH in Melvindale, Michigan

HPP Service Technician Apprentice - NH


Melvindale, MI, US

Company: DTE Gas Company

Job ID: 5384

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.

Testing Required :Field Service Test and Detroit HPP Proficiency Test

Job Summary

The Service Technician Apprentice classification requires that an employee shall be able to perform the following described duties.

Key Accountabilities

The installation of appliances such as water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces, humidifiers, other installations as required and establishing gas incidental to the installation and operation of appliances.

  • Cutting, threading and connecting piping and tubing incidental to the repair

  • Installation or relocation of all appliances and meters

  • Starting and re-lighting all residential and commercial appliances having hourly inputs of less than 400,000 BTU including: space heating

  • Adjusting, converting and repairing all residential and commercial appliances having hourly inputs of less than 400,000 BTU

  • Install parts when necessary, changing, turning off, setting and removing all meters except industrial, including space heating meters

  • Shall demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the rules and procedures

The employee must pass a subsequent examination on the duties within this classification, and perform the duties assigned under this classification for a total of one hundred eighty (180) days to qualify as a HPP Service Technician Apprentice.

An employee who has qualified as a HPP Service Technician Apprentice and, thereafter, has performed the duties of such classification for sixty (60) months, (including the three hundred sixty-five (365) day qualification period) and has been rated as qualified at the semi-annual rating next preceding the expiration date of such sixty (60) month period, shall advance to the Service Technician classification.

When an employee has been rated as not qualified at such semi-annual rating preceding such

expiration date, he/she will have the opportunity for advanced assignment to the Service Technician classification at the expiration of the next semi-annual period at which the employee has been rated as qualified.


  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Must have 3 years demonstrated HVAC experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Must complete DOT Drug Test, respirator fit test and satisfactory physical examination.

  • Required to pass a heating and cooling test.

  • Must receive a “recommended” on the Field Service Examination.

  • Must receive a “recommended” on the HPP Proficiency test.