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Technical Trainer - Job Family (Welding)

NiSource - La Porte, IN

Introduction The Technical Trainer plans, prepares and delivers training programs to meet the development needs of the employees. Provides quality, timely and innovative training curriculum, including but not limited to: plant, service, M&R, leakage, corrosion, safety, and applications along with training within Electric Field Operations and Generation job classifications. Maintains working relationships with operations, construction, engineering, customer operations, etc. to meet their business needs. Assists in course and curriculum development. Communicates Welding Standards, API1104 welding procedures, general industry equipment and trouble shooting in the field of welding. Performs destructive testing in accordance with DOT, API 1104 and applicable industry standards. Takes actions to ensure employees are properly prepared to work safely, effectively and in compliance with all Regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities Technical Trainer 1:

Participate in learning events that build student knowledge and skill with a primary focus on natural gas, electric and generation transmission and distribution operation and maintenance activities.

Integrate classroom training, hands on practice and simulation, and on the job training (OJT) events that maximize student learning

Train learning initiatives that provide practical in field experience for employees

Support the development of employees towards masterly level of job positions

Assist support services to field operations, construction, corrosion and support operations

Assist the coordination, delivery, and facilitation of training programs as needed

Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of employee safety program and support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of co-workers

Performs duties under close supervision

Technical Trainer 2: (Includes Technical Trainer 1 duties plus):

Provide learning events that build student knowledge and skill with a primary focus on natural gas, electric and generation transmission and distribution operation and maintenance activities.

Integrate classroom training, hands on practice and simulation, and on the job training (OJT) events that maximize student learning

Implement/train learning initiatives that provide practical in field experience for employees

Identify/react to learning opportunities, while developing employees towards masterly level of job positions

May be required to take disciplinary measures with students

Responsible for giving work direction to trainees

Applies applicable collective bargaining unit agreement as it pertains to training

Provide support services to field operations, construction, corrosion and support operations

Collaborate with operations management to identify training needs and deliver programs to ensure compliance

Identify needs and participate with Gas and Electric Standard reviews within operations

Responsible for the coordination, delivery, and facilitation of all training programs in specified discipline

Research current technology and related training by reviewing periodicals, journals, attending seminars, etc.

Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of employee safety program and support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of co-workers

Technical Trainer 3 (Includes Technical Trainer 2 duties plus):

Lead learning events that build student knowledge and skill with a primary focus on natural gas, electric and generation transmission and distribution operation and maintenance activities.

Directs classroom training, hands on practice and simulation, and on the job training (OJT) events that maximize student learning

Implement/train learning initiatives that provide practical in field experience for employees

Identify/react to learning opportunities, while developing employees towards masterly level of job positions

May be required to take disciplinary measures with students

Responsible for giving work direction to trainees

Subject matter expert for curriculum development

Applies applicable collective bargaining unit agreement as it pertains to training

Provide support services to field operations, construction, corrosion and support operations

Collaborate with operations management to identify training needs and deliver programs to ensure compliance

Identify needs and participate with Gas and Electric Standard reviews within operations

Responsible for the coordination, delivery and facilitation of all training programs in specified discipline

Develop working relationships with front line leaders

Research current technology and related training by reviewing periodicals, journals, governmental regulations, attending seminars, etc.

Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of employee safety program and support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of co-workers

Monitors energy industry trends, analyzes potential impacts and recommends strategic approaches

Qualifications Technical Trainer 1:

1 years of experience in natural gas or electric industry and/or background in training within a related utility, skilled trades, emergency response community, or in training military personnel

B.A. or B.S. and/or other technical related certifications preferred

Experience delivering effective technical training programs

Familiarity with State/Federal gas pipeline regulations

Excellent communications, presentation, interpersonal skills

Knowledge of PC applications/skills

Valid Driver's License

Estimated travel up to 20%

Technical Trainer 2:

3 years of experience in natural gas or electric industry and/or background in training within a related utility, skilled trades, emergency response community, or in training military personnel

B.A. or B.S. and/or other technical related certifications preferred

Experience delivering effective technical training & evaluation programs

Knowledge of maintenance and operating procedures and processes used in the programs assigned

Understanding of State/Federal gas pipeline regulations

Excellent communications, presentation, interpersonal skills

Working knowledge of PC applications/skills (PST, LMS, Onboard, WMS, MDTs, etc.)

Valid Driver's License

Estimated travel up to 20%

Technical Trainer 3:

5 years of experience in natural gas or electric utility industry and/or background in training within a related utility, skilled trades, emergency response community, or in training military personnel

B.A. or B.S. and/or other technical related certifications preferred

Extensive experience in delivering effective technical training & evaluation programs

Extensive knowledge of maintenance and operating procedures and processes used in the programs assigned

Previous experience as a facilitator for various size groups

Working knowledge of State/Federal gas pipeline regulations

Excellent communications, presentation, interpersonal skills

Advanced knowledge of PC applications/skills (PST, LMS, Onboard, WMS, MDTs, etc.)

Valid Driver's License

Estimated travel up to 20%

Inclusion & Diversity Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com on or before February 9th!

Equal Employment Opportunity NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

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Technical Trainer - Job Family (Welding) NiSource - La Porte, IN, United States

   

Location: La Porte, IN

Company Profile:
At NiSource (NYSE: NI), our aspiration is to be America’s premier regulated energy company, providing customer-focused energy solutions, investment-driven growth opportunities, and sustainable value for our customers, investors and employees. Underpinning this effort is our unwavering commitment to top-tier safety and reliability, collaborative stakeholder relationships, inclusive and engaging work environments, strong governance and transparency, and forward-looking environmental practices and stewardship.