MKD Electric Trainer / Instructor in Elgin, Illinois
Currently seeking an experienced Trainer/Instructor. As a technical trainer you will train Industrial Electricians and technicians at all levels, including apprentices, in technical theory, safety, FA/CPR, to advanced level electrical. Presentations will occur in classroom, laboratory and job site environments. Candidate must be able to conduct training in a structured, formal and systematic manner. You will need to continuously update skills and industry knowledge to support training. This position requires strong communication skills with knowledge of electrical and mechanical skill sets and familiarity with analytical concepts.
Instructing participants using an appropriate mix of media and methods including, but not limited to-
+ + Classroom presentations
Skill practice activities
Maintaining training records, electronic and hard copy.
Industrial Electrician subject matter
Delivering instructions in various settings, such as, classrooms, conference rooms, job trailers, job site work areas, etc. Flexibility to deliver in evenings as necessary.
Capability of successful instructional delivery to a wide variety of trainees. GED recipients to advanced degree holders-potentially in the same training event
Industrial Electrical subject matter expert.
3-5 years experience instructing in the electrical trades including classroom and laboratory settings.
5-7 years experience in the Industrial Electrical field with experience working with conventional Controls Systems and Programmable Logic Controls systems.
Knowledgeable in OSHA, safe work practices, PPE, Confined Space, LOTO, NFP70E, hot work, fall protection, lifts, and trenching regulations and compliance.
CPR/First Aid certified. Other certifications: ASP, OSHA 10 or 30 hour, etc. are highly desirable.
Strong understanding of electrical theory and principles of electronics.
Strong Safety background.
Strong communication/presentation skills with the ability present in a professional and engaging manner.
Strong communications skills both written and verbal
Technologically savvy. Ability to set-up and use a laptop and/or projectors to deliver instruction.
Must have excellent MS Word, Excel and Power Point skills.
Instructor Certification by a recognized organization
We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:
Career growth opportunities
Strong safety culture with training
Performance based bonus eligibility
401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%
Paid sick time
Paid vacation time
Eligibility for health benefits which includes:
Medical insurance – shared cost
Company paid dental insurance
Company paid vision insurance
Company paid life insurance and AD&D insurance
Company paid short term disability insurance
Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children
Optional long term disability insurance
Full-time in-house training director
Multiple training & development opportunities:
DOL Certified Apprenticeship Program
Leadership Training Program
Hands on Controls & Instrumentation Training
Referral bonuses up to $2,500
Annual scrap metal bonus eligibility
Company provided FR clothing
Company provided safety gear – harness, lanyard, arc flash gear and more
Safety boot and safety glasses allowance
Holiday Party, BBQ’s, fun all hands on meetings, golf outings, contests, etc…
Make-A-Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and others
Open door policy
Annual performance reviews