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National Grid Sr Instructor in Melville, New York

About us

THIS POSITION IS FOR A SR. GAS WELDING INSTRUCTOR IN MELVILLE, NY.

Everyday we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

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

Job Purpose

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

Key Accountabilities
  • Deliver technical training programs to clients through a blended learning approach, such as hands on activities to stimulate real tasks, ensuring that National Grid is effectively providing training in line with external requirements, operational priorities, and best practice.

  • Support the design and development of cohesive and innovative curriculum and training programs to meet client learning requests.

  • Liaise with the business, acting as a technical training advisor for various departments throughout the company to resolve any queries or issues. Develop Annual Learning Plans (ALP) to ensure training needs of clients are met and proper resources are allocated. Provide regular reports on progress and variances.

  • Administer testing and conduct physical and technical assessments. Utilize new training content and structure as developed under the Gas Technical Training Transformation project.

  • Represent Gas Technical Training as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on various committees including governance bodies, transformation and best practice committees and other technical committees in order ensure that L&D is represented and understood in the business. Participate during the modification and creation of new technical training programs by the Design and Development areas of Learning and Development. Represent L&D.

  • Demonstrated Welding proficiency and possess certifications necessary (e.g. AWS structural steel, API 1104 pipe qualifications, etc.).

  • Conduct assessments of training needs associated with the introduction of new equipment, procedures and technology to ensure that National Grid incorporates best practice into learning methods and programs.

  • Conduct structured On the Job Training (S-OJT) as a part of the Gas Technical Training Transformation. Assist employees in the field as requested and conduct formal evaluations which are required for an employee’s progression.

Support the design and development of cohesive and innovative curriculum and training programs to meet client learning requests.Liaise with the business, acting as a technical training advisor for various departments throughout the company to resolve any queries or issues. Develop Annual Learning Plans (ALP) to ensure training needs of clients are met and proper resources are allocated. Provide regular reports on progress and variances.Administer testing and conduct physical and technical assessments. Utilize new training content and structure as developed under the Gas Technical Training Transformation project.Represent Gas Technical Training as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on various committees including governance bodies, transformation and best practice committees and other technical committees in order ensure that L&D is represented and understood in the business. Participate during the modification and creation of new technical training programs by the Design and Development areas of Learning and Development. Represent L&D.Demonstrated Welding proficiency and possess certifications necessary (e.g. AWS structural steel, API 1104 pipe qualifications, etc.).Conduct assessments of training needs associated with the introduction of new equipment, procedures and technology to ensure that National Grid incorporates best practice into learning methods and programs.Conduct structured On the Job Training (S-OJT) as a part of the Gas Technical Training Transformation. Assist employees in the field as requested and conduct formal evaluations which are required for an employee’s progression.

Qualifications
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of Gas Field Operations experience, or Powerplant operations.

  • A minimum of 5-7 years Welding experience, ASME/API certified.

  • AWS Certified Welding Inspector a plus

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

  • Supervisory experience and/or advanced degree in Education or a related field is a plus.

  • Good oral and written communication skills including active listening and presentation skills

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform in a team environment, collaborate with others, handle multiple projects, and meet deadlines.

  • Strong knowledge of technical and safety policies / procedures/ standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Understanding of training and development principles and adult learning theory

  • Working knowledge of personal computers and various business-related software.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license with safe driving history.

A minimum of 5-7 years Welding experience, ASME/API certified.AWS Certified Welding Inspector a plusA High School Diploma or equivalent is required.Supervisory experience and/or advanced degree in Education or a related field is a plus.Good oral and written communication skills including active listening and presentation skillsMust have strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform in a team environment, collaborate with others, handle multiple projects, and meet deadlines.Strong knowledge of technical and safety policies / procedures/ standards and regulatory requirements.Understanding of training and development principles and adult learning theoryWorking knowledge of personal computers and various business-related software.Must possess a valid driver's license with safe driving history.

More Information

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

_ National Grid values and celebrates a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusiveness that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer._

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