Technical Pipeline Training Specialist

  • Location

    Houston, Texas

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    US$40.00 - US$60.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Alejo Padilla

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Seeking Technical Training Specialists with technical process experience in pipeline operations, gas and/or liquids. Experience in refinery, petrochemical, chemical, Navy Nuclear or other similar technical process facilities is a plus.

The Technical Training Specialist will develop learning solutions to improve end-user performance and positively impact key business goals for our clients, such as quality, productivity, and safety.

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Participate in data gathering and review meetings
* Develop simplified process flow diagrams, process and control descriptions, operator training manuals, qualification assessments and troubleshooting exercises
* Develop operations, maintenance, and program procedures
* Develop narratives, descriptive graphics, audio scripts, and storyboards for blended learning solutions
* Develop and implement online and instructor led training programs
* Perform internal technical reviews
* Delivery Instructor Led Training (ILT) courses
* Provide end user/plant floor coaching and problem solving
* Collaborate with team members on training strategies most suitable for the subject matter, company/client goals, and intended audience
* Track and evaluate training products and make improvements/revisions to training packages
* Coordinate the implementation of training plans
* Work with subject matter experts, clients, graphic designers, and learning management system managers to identify and remedy training program issues
* Other duties as assigned


* Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline or equivalent years of technical work experience
* Background in adult vocational instructional design, adult education, learning technology, or related field
* 1-5 years of experience in petroleum midstream gas and/or liquids pipeline operation. Refining, upstream, petrochemical, chemical, Navy Nuclear, or other process industry experience is a plus but not required for this position.
* Technologically proficient with Microsoft Office software (specifically Microsoft Word - Microsoft Visio a plus), web applications, learning management systems, and various web-based training products and platforms
* Strong oral and written communications skills, to include grammar and spelling
* Strong personal computer and word processing skills (Windows based)
* Experience writing instructional or technical documents and presentations
* Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and meet deadlines
* Attentive to detail, qualify-focused, flexible, and deadline-oriented
* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
* Ability to read piping and instrumentation diagrams and other engineering drawings
* Ability to travel domestically or internationally as needed up to 50%
* Ability work onsite at secure locations, including locations that require Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC card)