Our client, a major Oil and Gas company, is looking for a Instructional Designer to work on a 15-month contract in Pasadena, TX.
- The main function of an instructional designer / trainer is to develop training and qualification materials for field and console operators.
- This person is responsible for collecting information, conducting research, and developing content to accelerate an operators skills and knowledge of a unit or job.
- Work with SMEs to identify competencies and skills required for each unit or job.
- Develop training manuals, guides, and course materials such as handouts and visual materials.
- Develop qualification materials, such as rubrics, demonstrative assessments, and written tests.
- Present information using a variety of instructional techniques and formats, such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, and lectures.
- Bachelor's degree in Instructional Design or relevant field.
- 10+ years working in an instructional design role.
- 3+ years working in oil and gas field.
- Strong writing and layout skills to compose workbooks, self-directed materials, and learning assessments; writing samples are required.
- Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining close attention to detail and having the flexibility to meet frequently changing deadlines.
- Ability to work in teams, as well as independently and manage one’s time.
- Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, and leadership technique.
- Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
- Knowledge of human behavior and performance; individual differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods.
- Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.