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Director of Construction Training
Sylmar, CA

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$250,000 - $350,000 / yr


Company is seeking a Director of Construction Training to be based out of our Sylmar, CA location.  

We are seeking a seasoned construction expert who is interested in transitioning their career to a new stage.  This is an opportunity for a career long construction person to transfer their knowledge to the next generation. 

About Company:

Extraordinary Projects, Exceptional Performance 

Company is a leading civil, building, and specialty Construction Company that believes integrity, teamwork, and a collaborative approach are fundamental to our business success.

Extraordinary projects demand a strategic and intelligent approach, finely honed through more than a century of real-world experience. They demand the relentless intensity of people who know the stakes are incredibly high. And they demand a team that understands mutual trust and integrity are necessary to execute massive undertakings on near-impossible deadlines.

From coast to coast, notable projects include The Purple Line (D Line) Extensions in Los Angeles, SR 99 Viaduct replacement tunnel in Seattle, East Side Access projects and the Hudson Yards Platform in New York, Central Subway Third Street Light Rail in San Francisco, and multiple airport expansions and bridge projects.

Extraordinary Projects need Exceptional Talent

DESCRIPTION:

The Director of Construction Training will play a major role in the growth and retention of Early Career Development (ECD) employees across Company with initial focus on Engineers. This person will work collaboratively with Senior Management to develop a new Engineering Rotational Program that will assure our ECDs develop a well-rounded skill set, are provided growth opportunities, and have overall job satisfaction. The role will also develop, implement, and oversee a Mentoring Program that will focus on increasing touch points and interactions between our ECDs and Management Team. 

  • Develop and oversee Engineering Rotation Program
  • Develop, implement, and oversee Mentoring Program
  • Create meaningful and relevant employee and manager training and development activities that link to company goals and objectives
  • Work with internal Subject Matter Experts to develop effective training materials
  • Collaborate with Mentors to develop career-path initiatives
  • Manage and implement policies and procedures relating to organizational development 
  • Consistently research new training techniques that will enhance existing programs while maintaining company objectives
  • Manage a record keeping system that tracks employee training participation and progress
  • Train managers, supervisors and others involved in employee development efforts on effective teaching and mentoring techniques
  • Plan, facilitate, and order supplies for employee development and training events
  • Develop and maintain organizational communications regarding training and development
  • Conduct follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results
  • Coordinate with consultants and outside training providers as needed 

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 20 or more years of construction experience executing projects in the Heavy Civil and, or Commercial Building construction sectors
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, business management or related field of study
  • Previous experience as Project Manager or Project Executive for a General Contractor executing projects larger than $500M
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Some experience in training field engineers and or project engineers in a construction setting
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with attention to detail
  • Strong process management, improvement, and documentation skills with the ability to develop and implement “Best Practice” processes
  • Proficient in PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to multi-task, be proactive, establish priorities and work independently or in teams 

Expected Salary range for this role is $250,000 – $350,000 depending on experience

Company builds extraordinary projects, and we need exceptional talent.  Join us, and together we will build the future.

Equal Opportunity Employer



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