Company: Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc.
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: October 15, 2020
Navarro Research and Engineering is recruiting for a Training
Specialist in Grand Junction, CO.
Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical
services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro s success is based on our
customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and
innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our
services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and
efficient approaches to provide best value to our clients.
* Participates in the development, implementation and revision of a
wide scope of training courses and career development programs by
utilizing a systems approach to training (SAT) and the ADDIE
process. Course development involves, but is not limited to,
occupational safety, industrial hygiene, radiological controls,
emergency management, and other leadership and management
* Assist the learning and development manager in implementing the
requirements of DOE Handbook DOE-HDBK-l 078-94, Training Program
Handbook: A Systematic Approach to Training; DOE Standards DOE
STD-l 06093, Guide to Good Practices for Continuing Training
Programs; ANZI/OSHA training requirements; and, other DOE orders
* Performs needs analyses, evaluates training needs and
participates in the selection of instructors.
* Instruct training courses and facilitates training presentations
by other instructors.
* Designs and develops plans, procedures, and programs to meet
specific training needs and problems. This may include reviewing
courses and assisting in writing scenarios for training, to include
Safety and Health (S&H) courses, job performance measures, and
Emergency Management (EM) drills and exercises.
* Participate in building employee competencies, on the job
training evaluations, and task qualifications; work with other
training specialists and managers to evaluate and assess knowledge,
skills, and abilities needed to perform job functions as a part of
the Job Analysis and Training Review (JATR) process.
* Assists in the development of S&H and EM qualifications and
competencies. Other competencies may require development on an ad
* Coordinates and works with EM to analyze, develop, track, and
maintain Emergency Response Organization (ERO) training and
qualification plan and track requirements. This includes assisting
in preparing, tracking, and maintaining EM drills and
* Work with instructional designers and EM to develop, create,
update, and maintain ERO specific materials.
* Work with training specialists and registrars to coordinate,
schedule, and prepare materials for instructor led training, to
include S&H and EM.
* Provide outstanding customer service and use a learning
management system to pull reports, track requirements, and assist
managers and employees in their training needs.
* Collect, maintain, and utilize training data to complete records
of completion, deficiency reports, and other training reports as
required. This includes capturing EM drills and exercises lessons
learned, which will be incorporated into the EM and ERO training
and qualification plan and ERO personnel training matrices.
* Trains and mentors more junior staff.
* Comprehensive knowledge of learning and development and training
management principles, concepts, and techniques in training,
instructional methods, and position competencies and career
* Skill and ability to perform highly complex and critical
professional tasks in order to solve complex problems.
* Knowledge of occupational safety (i.e. 10 CFR 851, 29 CFR 1910,
29 CFR 1926, ANSI, NIOSH, etc.), industrial hygiene (i.e. ACGIH),
radiation protection (i.e. 10 CFR 835, NRRPT, etc.), fire
protection (NFPA 70-E, NEC, etc.), and field operations.
* Knowledge of emergency management systems, policies, procedures,
and applicable federal guidelines (i.e. FEMA, NIMS, DOE O 151.1D,
* Ability to have major impact on organizational success and
productivity, with considerable latitude for independent
* Ability to work in a fast paced, stressful, and fluid
* Ability to communicate effectively at the highest levels and work
with other managers and employees, as part of multifunctional
* Ability to bring interest and enthusiasm to the classroom.
* Ability to develop and lead projects, including defining scope,
objectives and methods.
* Ability to train and mentor more junior staff.
* Can be viewed as a capable independent contributor and as
competent within the broad discipline
* Level of language skills, mathematical skills, communication
skills, reasoning ability and computer skills necessary to perform
essential functions of the job.
* Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
required. Experience with Adobe products, Articulate 360, Vyond,
and learning management systems a plus.
* Must be able to complete and maintain all training and
qualifications required for the position. This includes course
completion of all material to be instructed.
* Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or
clearances requirements, US citizenship is required.
Education and Experience Required:
* Bachelor's degree in training, instructional design,
organizational development or related field, or equivalent, and at
least 6 years experience. Prior experience in developing and
instructing S&H and EM training.
* Certifications: Any one of the following a plus: Board of
Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Certified Instructional
Trainer (CIT), BCSP Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Association of
Talent Development (ATD) - Associate Professional in Talent
Development (APTD), Certified Emergency Manager (CEM), and FEMA
National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command
System (ICS) courses.
* Prior military or DOE training development experience a plus.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements (Sedentary Work):
Work involves exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or up
to 10 pounds of force frequently, or a negligible amount of force
constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in
excess of those for Sedentary Work. Even though the weight lifted
may be only a negligible amount, a job/occupation is rated Light
Work when it requires: (1) walking or standing to a significant
degree; (2) sitting most of the time while pushing or pulling arm
or leg controls; or (3) working the weight or the materials is
negligible. (The constant stress and strain of maintaining a
production rate pace, especially in an industrial setting, can be
and is physically demanding of a worker even though the amount of
force exerted is negligible.)
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a
qualified individual with a disability.
* Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
* Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
* Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
* Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
* Short Term & Long Term Disability
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