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DTE Energy Industrial Electrician in River Rouge, Michigan

Industrial Electrician


River Rouge, MI, US

Company: DTE Coke Operations, LLC

Job ID: 6873


The Electrician position is located at the EES Coke Batery on Zug Island in River Rouge, Michigan. The Coke Battery is a plant that produces coke from various types of coal blends and is then used as fuel in the blast furnaces at steel mills.

The hourly rate is $28.22 plus $0.30 extra per hour for shift work. This position also receives quarterly bonuses of up to $7,500 per year, based on EES Coke Battery's quality and production. Health, dental, and vision insurance begins immediately upon first day on the job.

The work environment is heavy industrial and requires wearing fire retardant clothing, steel-toed boots, hard hat, safety glasses and a respirator (when required in specific areas). The Coke Battery is an outside plant that may require working at tall heights at times, and exposure to all types of weather conditions including heat of up to 130 degrees in the summer.

The position requires you to possess and maintain a valid state driver's license.

Performs all maintenance functions necessary to maintain all operating and service equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment including mobile equipment as required. Operates equipment in conjunction with repairs and provides assistance in operating functions as necessary to maintain continuity of operations. May work alone, with minimal supervision or with other Maintenance Technicians and coordinates and works in conjunction with operating team members in the performance of maintenance tasks.


  • Maintains various types of machinery in the coke making process

  • Responsible for participating in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations

  • Maintains interpersonal relationships with individuals both external and internal to the organization

  • Be an active participant of developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism

  • Responsible for following all rules, policies, or expectations

  • Responsible for environmental compliance

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned


A high school diploma or GED is required. Must have 3 years of heavy industrial experience to provide the following:

  • Must have experience with PLC, AC/DC motors, drives, controls and electrical switchgear 480-volt three phase power distribution and starters

  • Strong electrical troubleshooting abilities.

  • Read wiring diagrams and schematics.

  • Strong safety experience

  • Ability to work in a team orientated atmosphere

  • Demonstrated capability to achieve results through people, technology and processing equipment

  • Good knowledge of the assigned area(s) of responsibility

  • Ability to function within a matrix organization where employees report to both a functional leader and a business leader

  • Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with both a functional and business leader

  • Must be goal oriented

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, coworkers, and management

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.