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Technical Trainer (Safety)

Technical Trainer (Safety)

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General Overview

The preferred candidate will have a background in safety.



At a senior level, designs, develops, delivers and documents training including coordination of vendor training in one or more technical subjects, including but not limited to: safety and environmental awareness and compliance, high voltage mechanical maintenance, or high voltage electrical maintenance to maintain and improve existing programs, regulatory compliance, job performance, knowledge transfer, and efficiency of employees.  Identifies specific training needs for diverse groups of employees and recommends solutions to meet the desired business and training objectives.  Measures proficiency of staff through testing and practical observations.  This position utilizes in-depth knowledge of best practices and experience in own discipline to provide and improve services.  Takes a new perspective to solve complex problems.  Works independently and receives minimal guidance.  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.  May direct the work of other staff members.


  • Designs, delivers and coordinates customized technical training courses in specific subjects (e.g. industrial mechanical, industrial electrical, welding, equipment operation, etc.) or safety and environmental programs and procedures to audiences of various numbers and knowledge/skill levels through classroom instruction and/or realistic laboratory or practical exercises.  Evaluates and revises training presentations as necessary to meet specific needs.  Performs field work including, but not limited to performance verifications, stakeholder feedback, equipment operation, training vendor evaluations, equipment installation and maintenance.  Follows Environmental and Safety Management System requirements and industry/regulatory standards. 
  • Researches and incorporates standards and guidelines (e.g. corporate policies/procedures, OSHA, ANSI, EPA, TCEQ, NESC, NCCER) into applicable training programs and exercises.
  • Works with management to identify and address training needs to increase employee knowledge and efficiency, as well as facilitate institutional knowledge transfer.  Anticipates training needs and reports training requirements and progress to supervisors.
  • Creates, tracks and files training documents.  Completes all appropriate class and student performance documentation.
  • Administers written and practical exams and writes reports to document trainees' performance.  Travels to various facilities to conduct training.
  • Develops training objectives, course materials and activities, including preparation of audio-visual equipment.  Develops and creates training aids and/or equipment simulations
  • Researches, recommends and purchases externally developed training programs and resources.
  • Performs work by traveling independently to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as necessary.


This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

Minimum Qualifications

Nine or more years of experience in utility industry mechanical and/or electrical maintenance, safety training, environmental training or compliance including providing guidance, leadership or formal/informal instruction to staff.  A degree(s) in industrial maintenance, instrumentation, controls, electrical systems, health and safety, education or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.


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