Senior Nuclear Instructor - Operations
Newport, MI 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

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: Professional Pre-Hire Assessment
Testing Required:
Not Applicable

Job Summary

Analyzes, designs, develops, implements, and evaluates classroom, laboratory, and/or simulator training using the Systematic Approach to Training model. Facilitates learning interventions. Ensures training material and presentations will result in client group performance improvement. Designs, presents and evaluates training in a professional manner, which displays leadership and reinforces management expectations. Coaches and mentors students in initial and continuing training programs. Directly supervises students in initial training programs. Works closely with the line organization to help resolve emerging performance needs.

Key Accountabilities
  • Mentors Subject Matter Expert (SME) presenters to ensure maximum student/client benefit.
  • Conducts training in accordance with Nuclear Training procedures, work instructions, and best industry practices.
  • Represents training on discipline specific Curriculum Review Committees.
  • Interfaces with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission NRC and the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations INPO to ensure training programs are in compliance with current regulations.
  • Maintains National Academy of Nuclear Training accreditation for assigned accredited training programs.
  • Conducts performance analysis to ensure problems/issues are positioned with the correct solutions.
  • Evaluates Training Program Effectiveness through data acquisition, analysis and trending.
  • Mentors new training instructors
  • Solicits and responds to management observations of training and student feedback.
  • Evaluates student performance and course effectiveness.
  • Leads training self-assessments and program comprehensive evaluations
  • Tracks student progress through initial training programs.
  • Emulates and reinforces management's expectations of industrial safety, reactor safety, classroom conduct, human performance etc.
  • Maintains instructor and technical qualifications for assigned discipline.
  • Solicits and responds to management observations, trainee feedback and corrective action documents to identify areas for improvement in the training programs and client performance.
  • Reviews work processes and procedures for quality and efficiency and implements revisions as necessary.
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements
  • High School diploma or equivalent GED and four years of experience in training, two preferred in the Nuclear Industry; OR
  • Associate/Technical degree with two years of training experience.
  • Must hold or have held a Senior Reactor Operator License or Certification or Reactor Operator License for Fermi or a similar facility
Other Qualifications


  • Current Fermi, SRO License or Certification
  • Experience in nuclear training
  • Experience working in nuclear operations
  • Experience in conducting and using performance analysis techniques
  • Experience effectively managing complex tasks or projects

Other Requirements

  • Must participate as an Emergency Response Organization ERO member and responds to call-ins as appropriate.
  • Computer Skills: MS Word, Excel and Power Point.
  • Must be able to pass all phases of InProcessing including a background investigation, psychological screening, appropriate radiation worker/respiratory training and be medically certifiable drug and alcohol screen.
  • Demonstrates mastery using all phases of the Systematic Approach to Training SAT process.
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels within and outside the company.
  • Communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to effectively prepare and present classroom presentations.
  • Must meet regulatory requirements per Fermi Procedures.
  • Must obtain SRO Certification within 12 months.
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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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