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PPL Corporation Sr. Instructor (Electric/Overhead Lines) in Providence, Rhode Island

Company Summary Statement

Rhode Island Energy provides essential energy services to over 770,000 customers across Rhode Island through the delivery of electricity or natural gas. Our team is dedicated to helping Rhode Island customers and communities thrive while supporting the transition to a cleaner energy future. Rhode Island Energy is part of the PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) family of companies addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient, and more dynamic power grids and advancing sustainable energy solutions. PPL is a positive force in the cities and towns where we do business, providing support for programs and organizations that empower the success of future generations by helping to build and maintain strong, diverse communities today.

Overview

Rhode Island Energy, a PPL company, is hiring a Technical Trainer for the Electrical department in Rhode Island.

Job Purpose

To deliver high quality learning experiences that meet electric clients' technical, regulatory and safety learning needs through a blended learning approach and support the design and development of learning solutions.

Responsibilities

Key Accountabilities

  • Deliver and designing technical training programs to electric clients through a blended learning approach (theory & practical)- conduct continuing education training,

  • Train and monitor employees to ensure that they meet and qualify for electrical progression classes.

  • Aligning courses to meet external requirements such as OSHA requirements, NFPA, ANSI, and operational priorities and best practices.

  • Exhibit willingness to learn and teach new program curriculum and adapt to needs of the department.

  • Conduct training on electrical equipment, (theory and hands-on practical), demonstrate company approved methods of electric installations to field personnel.

  • Administer testing and conduct physical and technical assessments.

  • Collaborate with the electric lines of business to aid and progress related needs, such as tools and equipment, writing procedures and supporting safety initiatives

  • Develop strong relationships with leaders, schedulers, supervisors and field work force as a trusted training partner

  • Conduct assessments of training needs associated with the introduction of procedures and technology to ensure best practices into learning methods and programs (Example Electronic Pre-assessments, knowledge checks)

  • Support the design and development of cohesive and innovative curriculum and training programs for electric clients.

  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert on various committees and during the modification and creation of new technical training programs, and E-learning modules.

  • PC and MSOffice proficiency for computer-based training and records maintenance.

  • And other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalency required.

Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ direct experience in electric field operations and additional five (5) years’ experience in combination of electric field operations and/or electric/overhead lines instructor position

  • Familiarity with electric/overhead lines regulations & procedures

  • Excellent knowledge of electric/overhead line-related equipment.

  • Working knowledge of computer systems, I-pad, word, excel etc.

Licensure / Other Qualifications

Driver’s license is required

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Required Qualifications

Education

  • High school diploma or equivalency required.

Experience

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ direct experience in electric field operations and additional five (5) years’ experience in combination of electric field operations and/or electric/overhead lines instructor position

  • Familiarity with electric/overhead lines regulations & procedures

  • Excellent knowledge of electric/overhead line-related equipment.

  • Working knowledge of computer systems, I-pad, word, excel etc.

Licensure / Other Qualifications

Driver’s license is required

#RIE

Key Accountabilities

  • Deliver and designing technical training programs to electric clients through a blended learning approach (theory & practical)- conduct continuing education training,

  • Train and monitor employees to ensure that they meet and qualify for electrical progression classes.

  • Aligning courses to meet external requirements such as OSHA requirements, NFPA, ANSI, and operational priorities and best practices.

  • Exhibit willingness to learn and teach new program curriculum and adapt to needs of the department.

  • Conduct training on electrical equipment, (theory and hands-on practical), demonstrate company approved methods of electric installations to field personnel.

  • Administer testing and conduct physical and technical assessments.

  • Collaborate with the electric lines of business to aid and progress related needs, such as tools and equipment, writing procedures and supporting safety initiatives

  • Develop strong relationships with leaders, schedulers, supervisors and field work force as a trusted training partner

  • Conduct assessments of training needs associated with the introduction of procedures and technology to ensure best practices into learning methods and programs (Example Electronic Pre-assessments, knowledge checks)

  • Support the design and development of cohesive and innovative curriculum and training programs for electric clients.

  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert on various committees and during the modification and creation of new technical training programs, and E-learning modules.

  • PC and MSOffice proficiency for computer-based training and records maintenance.

  • And other job related duties as assigned.

Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

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