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Job Ref:  31248
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Sacramento
21/10/2016 05:10
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

The Program
Here is your opportunity to work on the first ever high-speed rail program in the U.S. while growing your career on a groundbreaking project. The California High-Speed Rail program will connect the mega-regions of the state, contribute to economic development and a cleaner environment, create jobs and preserve agricultural and protected lands. By 2029, the system will run from San Francisco to the Los Angeles basin in under three hours at speeds of more than 200 miles per hour. The system will also extend to Sacramento and San Diego, totaling 800 miles with up to 24 stations.

The Role
The California High Speed Rail Authority has awarded WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff the Program Management role within the Rail Delivery Partners (RDP) program delivery team. As a result we have an immediate opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual interested in furthering their career in the field of Administrative Management at our Sacramento, CA office. The Training and Development Specialist will play a pivotal role in our California High-Speed Rail project office and will plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of our employees and work to align training and development with our goals. Duties and responsibilities that include:

      • Serving as a central point of coordination for the development and delivery of training programs
      • Assessing employees' training needs
      • Conferring with managers of each department to identify training needs and the organization's overall quality of work
      • Aligning training with the organization's strategic goals
      • Creating and managing a training budget, ensuring that operations stay within budget
      • Developing and implementing training programs that make the best use of available resources
      • Updating training programs to ensure they are current
      • Overseeing the creation of educational materials
      • Reviewing training materials from a variety of vendors and select materials with appropriate content
      • Teaching training methods and skills to instructors and supervisors
      • Conducting training courses as required
      • Evaluating the effectiveness of training programs and instructors

Job Requirements
The Requirements
      • Bachelor's degree in Education, Human Resources, or Management
      • Relevant licenses, certifications, and registrations in training and development preferred
      • At least ten years of directly related experience, of which five years in an organization involved in the conduct of program management and five years involving the design, delivery, and evaluation of education, training, and/or development programs for adult learners, or an equivalent combination of relevant education
      • Capable of clearly communicating information and facilitate learning by diverse audiences and effectively conveying instructions.
      • Critical-thinking skills when assessing classes, materials, and programs. Must be capable of identifying the training needs of an organization and recognize where changes and improvements can be made
      • Capable of selecting or creating the best training programs to meet the needs of the organization, such as reviewing available training methods and materials and choosing those that best fit each program.
      • Must possess strong interpersonal skills. The delivery of training programs requires collaboration among staff, trainees, subject matter experts, and organizational leaders. Much of their work will be accomplished through teams.
      • Must be able to organize, motivate, and instruct those working under them.
      • Candidates with recent experience of rail programs for the state of California preferred
      • The ability to work in the United States immediately is required, local candidates preferred

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