Gas Transportation Specialist

DTE Energy Detroit, MI
Job Description

Gas Transportation Specialist-11393

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 5 consecutive years

* 7th on Indeed's annual "50 Best Places to Work" award

* 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:

Assists in administration of various natural gas programs. Performs inbound scheduling of transportation, storage and gathering transactions on transmission and gathering systems. Assists in responsibilities related to outbound scheduling on third party pipelines. Position supports an active Gas Nominations system. Employees hired into this role will be assigned to and expected to be able to work 10-hour rotating shifts that include weekends and holidays. Must be available for rotating on-call coverage. Span of control: 0; this is an individual contributor job.

Key Accountabilities:

* Performs duties associated with processing inbound nominations on

transmission and gathering systems, including confirming, balancing and

allocating nominations; supports external customers with nomination activity.

* Submits outbound nominations on third party pipelines. Coordinates with

senior-level staff to develop and implement monthly scheduling plans.

* Posts and monitors capacity release deals on third party pipelines.

* Understanding of DTE Gas specific operational protocol and procedures

related to an understanding of DTE tariff, DTE contracts, broad industry

standards, and DTE specific practices.

* Assists in the administration of various natural gas programs; entails

processing and reconciling transaction files, providing support to alternative

gas suppliers, and assisting in regulatory inquiries.

* Applies continuous improvement practices to develop new procedures or

streamline and automate existing procedures; participates in cross-functional

projects related to process improvement.

* Resolves complex customer issues to deliver superior customer service.

* May require FERC gas training.



* Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, accounting/finance,

economics, or a related discipline, and the knowledge/capabilities typically

acquired through 1-plus year(s) of experience, inclusive of some component of

the energy industry in operations, accounting/finance or marketing; proficiency

in Microsoft Office or equivalent (word processing, spreadsheet and

presentation software) with the ability to perform financial and operational

analysis with minimal instruction.

* Proficient verbal, written and presentation skills; communicates clearly, with

credibility and confidence

* Broad understanding of gas transmission pipelines and storage capacity


* Flexibility and the ability to work with shifting priorities; embrace new/evolving

responsibilities; organizes and prioritizes routine assignments with minimal


* Thorough orientation in and passion for 'customer satisfaction-driven' business

units, and the ability to plan, organize, and manage with a Total Customer

Satisfaction (TQS) focus.

* Competent in "multi-tasking" (i.e. the ability to prioritize and manage multiple

tasks, issues or projects that may include high-visibility initiatives and require

innovation, teamwork and planning); ability to work well in a team environment,

positively interacting with cross-functional business units

* Basic problem solving skills and ability to make routine decisions with minimal


* Must be able to work a rotational shift schedule that includes weekends and

holidays and on-call coverage.

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they're assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being 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 right of any supervisory or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Job: Gas Distribution Operations & Maintenance

Title: Gas Transportation Specialist

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 11393