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Lead ES&H Trainer

Requisition ID:  257554

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Bechtel is a global engineering, construction, and project management firm with a tradition of technical excellence in supporting multiple industries and mega-projects that have significant complexity. We have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery.


Bechtel has a strong commitment to protecting people and the environment as part of its mission, and is known for industry leadership in Environmental, Safety, and Health (ES&H). ES&H teams are comprised of three distinct disciplines that support our ES&H Management System and processes at project sites and offices. These teams include environmental scientists, safety professionals, and industrial hygiene scientists. Collectively, they provide technical guidance and perform planning, risk assessment, inspections and monitoring, training, and data management.


An opportunity exists to work within the ES&H team at our Cardinal Project located in New Albany, Ohio.


Position Summary:

The Training Manager develops and helps execute the training and awareness component of an Environmental, Safety, and Health (ES&H) program.  Key activities involve development of training plans and courses, preparation of training materials, recordkeeping, teaching and coaching, and execution of awareness campaigns to enhance ES&H performance and leadership. The position involves practical application of teaching methods to promote knowledge and participation within a diverse workforce. The position reports to an ES&H Manager.



  • Manages and develops ES&H learning, training, and awareness programs and initiatives as a member of an ES&H team, with the objective to enhance understanding and implementation of the ES&H program.
  • Develops and coordinates ES&H standard and specialized courses that relate to Bechtel's ES&H requirements and subjects (core processes) and ES&H Management System. 
  • Works with subject matter experts to develop course materials and awareness strategies.
  • Has a train-the-trainer role, providing guidance to other training personnel, and assuring that training quality and consistency expectations are met.
  • Prepares and maintains an overarching ES&H learning and development plan, and coordinates it with Human Resources regarding employee training requirements.
  • Gives and helps prepare presentations and facilitates training programs.
  • Identifies and promotes innovative teaching and learning techniques.
  • Promotes a composite strategy of instructor-led and online courses, hands-on training (e.g., hazard school), posters, bulletin boards, supervisor meetings, and other methods to establish knowledge and awareness of all three ES&H disciplines.
  • Manages Bechtel's Craft-Based Leadership (CBL) program, and provides training on its implementation, per Bechtel's core process on CBL.
  • Promotes and applies the ES&H Management System to achieve continual improvement.
  • Prepares learning, training, and marketing materials (e.g., brochures, media, and print materials). 
  • May use third-party vendors to provide course materials and translation services, as required and approved.
  • Uses best practices and incident data to help improve the content of training courses and materials.
  • Establishes and maintains an ES&H recognition program for employees.
  • Uses the ES&H website and other technology as part of a learning and awareness strategy.
  • Develops, promotes, and implements ES&H initiatives and awareness campaigns.
  • Responds to specialized training requests and aids employee development needs. 
  • Supports execution of an ES&H program by assisting other team members, inclusive of all ES&H disciplines.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university or college; or a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Education with an emphasis on science from an accredited university or college.
  • Eight to ten years of relevant teaching experience.
  • Specialized training skills and knowledge applicable to ES&H disciplines.
  • Prior work experience involving development and implementation of training programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and diverse training methods.
  • Computer skills for preparing presentations, data management, and report preparation.
  • Adaptable to work in a training facility and outdoors in a field environment.
  • Ability to support various work shifts, as needed.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated interest, training, and experience in applied sciences and workplace training.
  • Previous experience with ES&H technical and administrative subjects.
  • Broad technical knowledge, science skills, and technical writing and teaching abilities.


Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.