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Electrical Craft Trainer

Company: Helix Electric
Location: Oakland
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Helix Electric was founded in 1985 and is now one of the nation's largest and most successful electrical contracting companies. Our commitment to empowering people and powering projects is realized by our exceptional team of dedicated and highly skilled experts working together and never settling for good enough. We are proud of the team-oriented and employee-empowered business approach that defines our unique character.

Our electrical Craft Trainer is responsible for designing and delivering craft training programs to drive employee development within their region.


  • Works with general superintendent(s), regional training specialists, and regional managers to identify craft training needs in support of business initiatives. This includes operational, craft, and field management/leadership training development programs.
  • Collaborates with corporate training and development department to create high-quality training curricula and course materials (to include participant manuals, leader guides, presentations, assessments, and group/individual learning exercises/activities) to support regional training needs.
  • Conducts the overall activities involved in the delivery and assessment of regional training courses to include craft training, safety, training, and new employee on-boarding training. Works collaboratively with the corporate training and development department to create and deploy professional and management training and development programs. Assures the use of appropriate adult-learning theory for training and development programs.
  • Works with key stakeholders and the corporate training and development department to identify and implement measures of success for training and evaluates short-and long-term effectiveness of training programs.
  • Oversees daily management of regional training facility/ies, training equipment, and training materials.
  • Serves as a training instructor and trains other instructors and SME's to deliver course content in the classroom or other settings.
  • Manages annual regional training budget established to support catering fees, material fees, and equipment costs for regional training events.
  • Tracks and prepares monthly reports on regional course and program evaluations, program effectiveness, training metrics, and training budget/forecast to actual results.
  • Performs QA/QC Audits of work and personnel at jobsites.
  • Performs ad hoc training as necessary in order to improve performance and/or correct the performance of work processes.


  • Bachelors degree or field management experience
  • 3+ years of experience in formal education and or experience as an electrical instructor required.
  • 5+ years of experience installing electrical systems in commercial, industrial, residential and institutional markets.
  • Must be comfortable in a public speaking role delivering training content to your learners.
  • Dedication to learning, expanding knowledge and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Superior organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Problem-solving, acceptance of responsibility, and work ethic.
  • Motivation to complete tasks on time and on budget.
  • Must successfully pass a background/drug screen.

Helix Electric is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in our workforce. It is our policy to attract and retain the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran or other qualifying veteran. Diverse employees/candidates are encouraged to respond. Helix Electric is committed to developing and maintaining a workplace which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Keywords: Helix Electric, Oakland , Electrical Craft Trainer, Other , Oakland, California

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