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Regional Training Specialist - 5 possible locations

Company: Covanta
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Join us in creating a sustainable future and becoming a protector of tomorrow!Covanta, a leading sustainable solutions company, is on an exciting transformational and growth journey. We are looking for a high potential hire who is looking to develop/grow in the role and make an impact.Regional Training SpecialistNumber of open positions: 5Location of the facility to be based at (1 each): Preston (CT) or Westbury (NY) or (Tulsa (OK) or Long Beach (CA) or Crows Landing (CA)Reports to: Dir, Technical TrainingRelevant experience required: 5+ YearsTravel Percentage: 50-70% within the regionCertification: ASME / QRO Certification preferred or achieved within 12 months of hire date.Our highly competitive Total Rewards package includes:A competitive base salaryPerformance based Annual Incentive PlanGreat benefits including PTO, health insurance from Day 1, up to 7% company contribution for Retirement Savings Plan and 401K matchRegional Training SpecialistYour Scope:Reporting to the Director of Technical Training, the position oversees and supports its power- generation based training programs in the region.What You'll Do:The position of Regional Training Specialist works closely with assigned facility operations and maintenance management personnel to assist in the training and qualification of identified priority employees through the provision of direct field-training and qualification support, as well as training program development/maintenance. This position provides a critically valued dynamic, one that helps to ensure Covanta's success as it directly supports our core value of continuous improvement through continual employee growth and development.This position is also responsible for keeping the facility managers appraised of the facility training and qualification programs to include the Operator Qualification Program (OQP), ASME QRO Operator Certification, and the GP Strategies GPiLEARN+ computer-based training program and Learning Management System (LMS).Primary Responsibilities Include:Maintaining and disseminating as required accurate employee training & qualification status matrices for assigned plants on SharePoint.Prepare for and participation in the regularly scheduled qualification status update calls with facility management and associated Regional Operations and Area Managers / VPs.Develop effective working relationships with Facility Manager (FM)/ Operations Manager (OM) /Maintenance Manager (MM) / Shift Supervisor (SS) at assigned facilities.Identification of employees with priority training and qualification needs.Identify and update work priorities, qualification status, and work completed/planned through regular reports and in/out meetings with FM/OM/Point-of Contact.Formal scheduling of individual and group field and classroom qualification training.Development of training materials to compliment field training efforts (PPT's, Qualification Study Guides, etc).Updating of OQP documents to maintain program current to include the notification to facility management of required O&M manual and P&ID updates.Checking/assisting with monthly upkeep of ASME-QRO certification data and status in the ASME/QRO Certification Status site in SharePoint.Monitoring/assisting with completion of Safety/OpEx deployment training.Management of the "Weekly Employee Update" for assigned facilities.Maintain an updated calendar in Outlook reflecting facility visits, meetings, PTO, etc.Attend individual weekly status update/communication call (JV, TH, Trainers).Listing not all inclusive as other duties may be assigned by Director of Technical Training.What You'll Bring:Experience / CertificationMinimum of 5 years technical training development and delivery experience in the Waste-to- Energy, Power Generation, or Chemical Industries including both operations and maintenance disciplines.In lieu technical training/development experience, hold a supporting technical certification, college/university/merchant academy degree, or suitable related military experience.ASME/QRO Certification preferred or achieved within 12 months of hire date.SkillsPossess excellent communicative and interpersonal skills, the ability to effectively influence up the chain of command, and the motivation to self- manage according to a set of stated goals and objectives.Strong organization, leadership, time management, team player, able to delegate, positive personality, maintain clean workplace, focused on continuous improvement.Self-directed, needs minimum supervision; possess the ability to plan and schedule individual work assignments in accordance with department and personal goals.PC skills - MS Office (Word/PowerPoint/Excel), Computer Based Training and Learning Management Systems.The ability to convey complex information to a variety of audiences, and to identify, develop, organize, set-up and conduct interactive classroom and field training sessions.Other Requirements:Willing and readily able to travel across the region when needed.Approximately 50 - 70% travel should be expected to support identified plant need.This position is facility-based, and works 8 hours minimum per day, typically 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM, although periodic boiler outages and/or facility upsets may necessitate flexibility in this area.You must be legally authorized to work in the country where this job is located and not require any work sponsorship assistance from Covanta.

Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability EEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at ). Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting us at .

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