DC Cook

Site Information

DC Cook Nuclear Plant contains two nuclear reactors located in southwestern Michigan in Bridgman, 87 miles east of Chicago, IL.

The plant is owned by American Electric Power (AEP) and operated by Indiana Michigan Power.  The units were put into service in 1975 and 1978 and generate 2,113 MW.

Key Contact Information

BHI Site Manager: Fred “Fog” Grimsley  (912)245-2984

Recruiter: Joey Melanson
800-225-0385 X1272, joey.melanson@bhienergy.com

BHI Director: Frederick Campbell  (774)283-3711, Fred.campbell@bhienergy.com

GPS Address

1 Cook Pl, Bridgman, MI 49106

Reporting Information

Welcome to the DC Cook  outage. Please report to the training center  at 0700 on your assigned report date and remember to bring a current ID.  The training center is located on the left side of the access road after going thru the main gate.  You will be inside the DC Cook Owner Controlled Area so you or your vehicle are subject to search at any time.  Make sure there is no contraband in your vehicle or on your person.

No Guns, Ammo, Knives, Alcohol (including empty containers) or drugs.  If you have to ask if it’s contraband, it probably is and don’t bring it on site!

A BHI representative will meet you to complete in-processing paperwork and give you your Training Schedule.


Directions/Link to Google Maps

Nearest Airport

Michigan Regional Airport (BEH) 15 miles

Chicago O’Hare International (ORD) 104 miles

Preferred Places to Stay

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