NiSource Technical Trainer - Welder in LaPorte, Indiana

Seeking individuals with a welding background.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, MR, 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. Takes actions to ensure employees are properly prepared to work safely, effectively and in compliance with all Regulatory requirements.

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

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

Experience delivering effective technical training programs

Familiarity with State/Federal gas pipeline regulations

Excellent communications, presentation, interpersonal skills

Knowledge of PC applications/skills

Valid Drivers 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

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 Drivers 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

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 Drivers License

Estimated travel up to 20%

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.

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at careers.nisource.com on or before September 3rd!

Job Family: Operations Professional