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Training Coordinator

 
 

Location:

Manhattan, KS


Description:

Develops, plans, organizes, directs and performs a range of training activities for new and existing drivers and equipment operators, insuring compliance with local, state and federal regulations. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Identifies and addresses training needs and delivers measurable solutions that build positive momentum and enhances the overall safety program.

  1. Assesses driver/operator skill level using various tools, providing feedback regarding  performance, and keeping supervisors aware of identified training needs. From actual cases, builds training scenarios around decision-based driving, fuel management, and driving in adverse conditions, safe driving skills, road hazards, backing, performing turns, shifting, etc.
  2. Prepares and assembles course content, and recognizing various learning capabilities, prepares written materials, visual and mechanical aides, etc., ensuring materials are relevant to the needs of MCM.
  3. Trains and coaches driver/operator trainers, ensuring all trainers understand the importance of their role in teaching all aspects of a driving/operating position as it relates to personal safety, operation of controls, governmental regulations, customer service, safe driving/operating skills, and the specific needs of MCM. 
  4. Stays abreast of new technology and vehicles/equipment by reading manuals, attending training programs, communicating with suppliers, etc.
  5. Reviews and evaluates company operations and job sites to identify potential hazards to drivers/operators, customers, the public, and equipment, educates drivers, trainers and their supervisors regarding hazards.
  6. Reviews driver/operator performance by monitoring reports (e.g. DriveSafe, idle time, etc), bringing variances to the attention of the supervisor, and assisting the supervisor with educating drivers/operators about costs and safety.
  7. Periodically assists Safety/Environmental Coordinator with conducting training programs and contributing to the development of new safety training programs.
  8. Regularly travels to various MCM facilities to conduct simulator and safety training, meeting with trainers and reviewing performance, assessing needs, following up on the status of new employees, seeking input to improve training, etc.
  9. Administers the record keeping of the driver/operator training programs, ensuring proper documents are completed and records are maintained for company, legal and governmental purposes.
  10. Conducts new employee training and orientation to familiarize new employees with company policies and government regulations related to personal safety, FMCSA, OSHA, MSHA, and work place environmental issues.
  11. Investigates incidents and accidents, determining what occurred, cause(s), injuries, taking corrective action to prevent occurrences, documents pertinent information, assigning responsibility, takes photos, and uses the results in driver/operator training.
  12. Regularly interacts with other managers/supervisors/employees, seeking input on safety/training needs and providing feedback on results of training.
  13. Regularly provides updates on the training efforts to supervisor.
  14. Other tasks, duties as assigned.
  • : The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification but may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job. 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

(Qualified candidates must be able to meet minimum requirements and perform the primary functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.)

  • A history of motivating individuals and teams in actions that lead to successful results
  • Collaborative and effective team player
  • A history of taking the initiative, seeking and acting on opportunities to improve personal and organizational performance
  • Demonstrated ability to teach/train
  • Demonstrated organizational, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Competent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications word, PowerPoint, excel and email; competent with standard office equipment.
  • Knowledge of best practices in commercial trucking, heavy equipment and construction industry
  • Ability to operate audio/visual media such as video camera, computer, projector, etc.
  • Knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and DOT, OSHA, MSHA
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • A recent history of at least 2 years driving a commercial vehicle and operating various pieces of heavy equipment e.g. wheeled and track type equipment
  • Ability to translate specific goals into action and follow through to achieve goals

Preferrance will be given to candidates with:

  • Advanced training and knowledge of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and DOT, OSHA, MSHA
  • Experience as a trainer/teacher/instructor in a formal training/educational environment

MCM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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