DTE Energy Project Engineer - FG ESO in Detroit, Michigan

Job Summary: Works independently and in support of Senior Project Engineers in designing, prioritizing, scheduling, and implementing major construction & engineering projects. Initiates project scope process, developing preliminary design engineering schedules, cost estimates, and qualitative and quantitative risk assessments. Authorizes preliminary project scope reviews, scope definitions, and estimates. Chairs regular update meetings to management on scope, budget, engineering costs, schedules, and estimates for engineering designs. Works with Plant Managers and Directors to get concurrence and approval for designs. Project responsibility <20 million dollars. Assignments are received in the form of results expected; within operating policies and procedures. Incumbent has the discretion to select from alternative approaches; decisions may involve changes to normal work processes

Key Accountabilities: 1. Primary interface and liaison to resolve engineering design problems. 2. Directs project scope initiation process, develops preliminary schedule (design engineering) and cost estimates, conducts qualitative and quantitative risk assessment. 3. Works on a project team with proper skill sets for preliminary estimating, risk identification, and organizational planning. 4. Authorizes and forwards preliminary project scope review, scope definition, and estimates to Project Manager. 5. Ensures design schedule is on target and monitors engineering costs. 6. Chairs all scope meetings and provides updates of design status. 7. Submits bid packages to Supply Chain; serves as the contract administrator for long-lead items; evaluates bid packages on purchases, and; develops spare parts list. 8. Develops preventative maintenance program, definitive engineering estimate, and design packages. 9. Coordinates inspection activities for equipment fabrications 10.Verifies master document list is issued for record including any as-built information. Minimum: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Construction Management, and 5-plus years of job-relevant experience. Preferred: Substantive experience in project and/or out-age management in a power plant environment; PMI/PMP (Project Management Institute) certificate. -Ability to apply project planning & implementation and/ or continuous improvement principles (typically acquired through several years of experience in these areas) to affect tangible, positive outcomes. - Competent in multi-tasking (i.e. the ability to prioritize & manage multiple tasks, issues or projects that may include high- visibility initiatives and require innovation, teamwork & planning). - Ability to conduct efficacious meetings & manage the meeting process with optimal results. - Flexibility & the ability to work with shifting priorities; embrace new/evolving responsibilities. - Copes with multiple demands from superiors, and/or subordinates & peers in a positive and even-handed fashion; displays a calm demeanor under pressure. - Initiates new ideas and approaches; challenges orthodox practices & approaches with reasonably sound alternatives. - Broad understanding of power generation, transmission, distribution and regional power dispatch issues. - Intermediate-to-advanced analytical and project management skills. - Consulting and influencing skills consistent with the ability to build relationships and influence parties; may include getting parties to embrace changing expectations and initiatives


Job: Engineering

Title: Project Engineer - FG ESO

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 09309