Job Technical Skills – Responsibilities include the development, execution, and evaluation of Generation Operations Training and Operations Certification programs for all power plant staff. Monitors, coordinates, and oversees the proper and safe completion of required training for both Union and Non-union staff. Additional responsibilities include planning and organizing special projects, providing technical support to area managers to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements, training materials and training manual updates, and maintaining operational familiarity in all power and thermal plants to keep training materials organized and current. This position may require work outside of normal work hours during outages, early/late dispatch instructions, and to accommodate shift workers. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.
As subject matter expert, develops training curriculum for plant-specific systems, equipment, and procedures to include classroom training, eLearning, and On-The-Job demonstrations
Evaluates trainee performance through a variety of methods, including written quizzes and exams, oral boards and field demonstrations
On-going administration of the plants’ training programs utilizing the Learning Management System to track and schedule required training for plant staff before delinquencies occur.
Identifies training needs by working with Management to evaluate strengths and weaknesses of plant staff and creates or modifies training processes accordingly.
Evaluates training effectiveness to ensure incorporation of taught skills and techniques into plant staff's work behaviors.
Maintains Certifications for all positions at all plants by working with Supervisors to review and update as needed, creating new certifications when needed, and evaluating effectiveness of existing certification programs
Communication - Seeking a candidate who expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner whether verbally, written, or other means; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling.
Teamwork – The individual in this position has the ability to effectively interact, cooperate, collaborate, and manage conflicts with other people. Shows enthusiasm toward being a member of the group; actively participates in team meetings and activities; leverages the skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems; supports team decisions.
Customer Focus – Searching for a candidate who puts customers, both internal and external, at the center of business decisions in order to identify and respond to current and future customer needs. Builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal customers.
Critical and Analytical Thinking – The ideal candidate in this role uses logical thought processes to analyze information and draw conclusions. Skilled at finding logical flaws in arguments and plans; identifies problems and solutions that others might miss; provides detailed insight and constructive criticism into problems and complex situations.
Job Technical Skills – The successful candidate keeps his/her technical skills current; effectively applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks; understands and masters the technical skills, knowledge, and tasks associated with his/her job; shares technical expertise with others.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associate degree in related field, and
5 years Control Room Operator experience in steam and/or gas turbine plants, or
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential
duties of the job.
Bachelor degree in related field and experience in a formal training department with a focus on training
program development, training presentation to a live audience, and training program administrative