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Consumers Energy CDL Instructor in MARSHALL, Michigan

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities. Consumers Energy services 6.7 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties. We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

Consumers Energy has a unique opportunity to put your Commercial Drivers License skills to use by leading facilitation, development and problem solving for a variety of Electric CDL activities to help our frontline employees be successful in their day to day tasks and better serve our customers.

As one of the nation’s largest natural gas and electric service providers, it is our passion and privilege to serve the residents and businesses of Michigan who count on us every day. Inspired by a 130-year heritage and a vision for a sustainable energy future, our 8,000 employees embrace a culture that values diversity and accountability, earning recognition including:

  • Forbes® best place to work and best employer for diversity in Michigan

  • Forbes® best employer for women, utility sector

  • Sustainalytics #1 U.S. utility for sustainability performance

  • #1 Michigan company in Newsweek® green rankings

Who We Are

The Learning, Development and Technology Technical training team influences every corner of Consumers Energy. As a member of the team, you’ll be immersed into a passionate world of learning, partnering with Operations stakeholders and cross-functional teams on a wide variety of initiatives related to Electric Operations. Be ready to dream big and push beyond what is expected as you practice your craft with industry leaders. You’ll tackle complex challenges and get the satisfaction of guiding our frontline employees’ delivery of remarkably useful, simple and enjoyable experience.

The Role

As a Senior Technical Instructor, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of a CDL Courses along with the potential for other technical training. You will provide in person, virtual, eLearning and specialty instruction to coworkers. Ideal candidates should consider themselves knowledgeable of the Commercial Driving requirements, understand the daily activities of our Electric OM&C coworkers and experience in facilitation. The individual in this position will participate as a SME in the learning community and will increase consistency in Consumers Energy training practices and increase the effectiveness of the learning function. The Instructor will proactively execute training events within Consumers Energy that reflect and balance the priorities and resources of the company.

Experience Instructor must:

  • Passionate about their craft, inspired by the art of the possible, optimistic about the unknown, fearless of aspirational ideas and bold innovation, and obsessive over the coworker experience.

  • Deliver highly technical training to Electric Operations coworkers. Conduct training in accordance with Energy standards and procedures.

  • Passionate contributors to continuous improvement to update and manage training curriculums as needed in accordance with Instructional Design standards.

  • Partner with Temporary Union Instructors to certify them to assist in facilitating training.

  • Creative collaborators with business partners to ensure that training is impacting operational performance in a positive way. Act as SME as needed.

  • Responsible for waste elimination and increase efficiencies in training and problem solving in order to reduce human struggle.

  • Qualify as a registered CDL Instructor as required by FMCSA and the State of Michigan.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must meet one of these:

  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience operating a CMV requiring a CDL A or

  • Have a minimum of two years’ experience as a BTW CMV instructor.

Preferred Skills:

  • Instructor experience or high-level presentation skills; working in an operations setting to understand the complexities of the environment; knowledge of adult learning theory principles; instructional design

  • Previous experience instructing CDL

  • Able to review data and help groups determine training solutions that will result in behavior changes

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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