The Field Training Specialist is responsible for assisting in the proper training of field employees across multiple projects to assure all jobs are completed safely and efficiently.
The Field Training Specialist oversees the training of field supervisors, crew leaders, and crews on projects within the Region. This generally involves multiple projects of varying crew sizes encompassing several hundred field workers.
This position reports to the General Superintendent.
Challenges and Opportunities
The Field Training Specialist is challenged by the transient nature of the workforce and the need for constant training of new workers. This position can be very demanding primarily due to overseeing multiple projects on tight deadlines. The FTS must be able to optimize the conflicting demands of numerous superintendents while ensuring the proper training is provided for supervisors, Crew Leaders, and crews. This can also involve dealing with differing personalities and the need for exceptional interpersonal skills. The position can involve significant amount of time traveling to worksites where the physical conditions can be noisy, dusty, and sometimes hazardous.
Position Requirements - Knowledge, Skills and Abilities