NiSource Technical Trainer (Leakage & Corrosion) - Chester, VA in Petersburg, Virginia

Columbia Gas, a NiSource Company (NI) As one of Americas premier regulated energy providers, the services we provide are vital to millions of residential consumers, businesses and industries as well as thousands of communities and organizations depending on reliable, affordable energy as a fundamental building block of economic vitality and growth.Our NiSource gas distribution operations provide reliable, domestically produced supplies of natural gas to more than 3.3 million residential, commercial and industrial customers via nearly 60,000 miles of pipeline and related facilities in seven states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Indiana and Massachusetts.

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at on or before August 21st!

We are currently seeking Technical Trainers with a leakage and corrision on distribution pipeline background. This position will be based out of the training center located in Chester VA opening late 2017. The incumbent will have access to world class facilities, instruction and hands on rooms with state of the art appliances and equipment used to educate and develop our plant personnel. Our Trainers support the research, development, coordination and revision of training programs. They lead by example, educate and direct others on technical subject matters and possess the job skills/knowledge to execute independent judgment on complex projects and assignments, while upholding top decile safety standards.Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Provide learning events that build student knowledge and skill with a primary focus on leakage and corrosion functions

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

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 Standard reviews within operations

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

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

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.

Required for Selection

Experience in Natural Gas Operations

Experience delivering effective technical training evaluation programs

Familiarity with State/Federal gas pipeline regulations

Excellent communications, presentation, interpersonal skills

Knowledge of basic PC applications/skills

Valid Drivers License

Estimated travel up to 10%

Preferred for Selection

Supervisory experience / leadership skills

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

Previous experience as Facilitator for various size groups

Working knowledge of operations support systems, i.e. LMS, On-board, WMS, MDT, etc.

Job Family: Operations Professional