General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Experienced Training Developer - Instructional Designer in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 21654BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Experienced Training Developer - Instructional Designer

Job Category: Engineering

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: Desired

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Experienced Training Developer to support our Product Support Engineering group at GA-ASI.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under general supervision, this position supports Product Support Engineering and is responsible for designing, developing and coordinating curriculum and training programs for operational users, maintainers or customers in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, technical orders and procedures and military regulations.

  • Develops course content; determines methodology; and coordinates the development of training aids.

  • Designs, develops and coordinates curriculum; conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities.

  • Develops training plans and schedules; develops course content; determines methodology; and coordinates the development of training aids.

  • Develops and administers student examinations; continuously revises lesson plans to meet new training requirements and to keep technical information up to date.

  • Maintains completion records on trained personnel.

  • Coordinates training program with customer and/or contractor personnel; standardizes user training with technical manuals and other aspects of integrated logistics support.

  • Provide Quality Assurance checks of final products and deliverables.

  • Coordinates the conduct of training events and obtain customer feedback.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires education or training equivalent to a Bachelors Degree in a related field and six or more years experience designing, developing and administering training programs.

  • Must have an extensive understanding of division/subsidiary/affiliate product(s) and the ability to read, analyze, interpret, understand, and integrate technical writing source material into training curriculum.

  • Knowledge of Arbortext Epic Editor, Microsoft Office Suite, Visio, Adobe Illustrator, Visio, and other applications, including interactive manuals and desktop publishing.

  • Military training experiences a plus.

  • Must have a complete understanding of division/subsidiary/affiliate product(s) and the ability to read, understand, and integrate technical writing source material into training curriculum.

  • Must possess the ability to provide leadership in developing and communicating new concepts; apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment; organize, schedule, and coordinate multiple work phases; determine the appropriate approach at the task or project level; and have experience demonstrating a broad application of training practices, techniques, and standards.

  • Must be customer focused and possess:

  • The ability to develop innovative solutions to a variety of complex problems

  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentations skills to accurately train, document, and report findings to a variety of audiences

  • Strong interpersonal skills to influence and guide employees, senior managers and customers

  • The ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information

  • May require the ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Excellent computer skills.

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.