PDS Tech Inc Trainer-Intern in Naperville, Illinois
The Trainer partners with the Training Manager, Instructional Designer, and with business leaders to deliver effective training based on the organization’s training development strategy and other needs identified by the business. Primary training focus is Employee Development, Corporate Culture and New Hire Onboarding.
Models adult learning principles as appropriate for varied training environments (instructor-led, video, CBT/WBT, etc.) coupled with strong platform skills.
Demonstrates mastery of effective facilitation to engage participants including the use of questioning, listening techniques and interventions that foster a safe learning environment.
Internalizes course content to ensure credible, learner-focused delivery.
Conducts training pilot sessions to validate design methodology and provides objective feedback to process consultant and instructional designers for ongoing improvement.
Facilitates train-the-trainer workshops to cross-train colleagues in designated areas of expertise
Understands business processes and issues and how they relate to on-the-job application
Strong project management skills
Collaborates with Process Consultant to understand and become familiar with key data that informs AW’s leadership/employee development and corporate culture strategies
Partners with the Instructional Designer to transfer knowledge from development to delivery
Partners with Training Development team on curriculum and program development to ensure training effectiveness and provides feedback of programs delivered by external vendors
Responsible for providing ongoing support to learners after initial training to ensure on the job application.
Accountable for ensuring that learning objectives have been met through the training experience
- BA/BS in business, adult learning, organizational development, or 3 years related/equivalent work experience
Degree or Certifications in Adult Learning related fields
Related Work Experience:
- 5+ years of relevant training experience
Experience in leadership/management training delivery to supervisors and managers
Certification in leadership/management programs (e.g. DiSC, Lominger, Situational Leadership)
Knowledge of the utility industry
Specific Skills & Knowledge:
Exceptional presentation and training delivery/platform skills
Excellent facilitation skills in group dynamics
Strong leadership skills and understanding of classroom management
Ability to “think on feet” and create relevant business examples to illustrate key training points
MS Office Suite – intermediate proficiency
Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally with all levels of a diverse organization
Able to work well in a team-based setting
Able to meet very tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Flexibility to changing business needs, including delivery for in-person training and virtual work environments; as well as shifting delivery needs
Attention to detail preferred
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Travel up to 30%
Primarily works in an office environment
Ability to lift at least 30 pounds
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.