Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0212
Post Date 8/8/2017
Title District Training Specialist II
City Corpus Christi
State TX

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle’s® “Top Workplaces”, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's “Top Workplaces”, it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a District Training Specialist with experience in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our growing team!

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level.

Role Summary:

The District Training Specialist is responsible for supporting District management in the implementation of the assigned District(s) training program, including planning, coordinating, implementing, and documenting (record keeping) the Company Training Program within the assigned District(s).

The District Training Specialist will also assist in developing training modules.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:

  • Assist Operations Managers in planning, scheduling and coordinating training for Asset Team members, which will be conducted by qualified Train-the-Trainers or subject matter experts.

  • Assist the District Director, District Project Manager and District Advisor in planning, scheduling and coordinating training for District Staff members, which will be conducted by qualified Train-the-Trainers or subject matter experts.

  • Assist District management in implementing the Company Training Program as detailed in the Training Manual and ensuring and improving performance through effective training.

  • Coordinate annual Field Technician Training meetings within the assigned District(s).

  • Conduct training on topics that the District Training Specialist is a subject matter expert, including presenting the Train-the-Trainer modules to selected District employees. Periodically evaluate qualified Train-the-Trainers to ensure effective implementation of training modules.

  • Assist as needed in providing Contractor training and Project Inspector Training.

  • Develop training modules for the Company Training Program as requested by the Manager, Operations and Technical Training.

  • Ensure the Learning Management System is used to enter employee training completion within the District. Track employee training and provide periodic training status reports to District management.

  • Identify training needs/gaps in collaboration with District management by developing KPI’s to enable evaluation of the training program(s).

  • Assist Corporate Training Specialists with implementation of the Company Training Program as needed.

  • Assist the Manager, Operations and Technical Training in evaluating training program effectiveness.

  • Maintain the District Training Calendar.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in education, communication, training and development, or instructional design is preferred.

  • 5-7+ years previous experience in training development and program coordination is preferred.

  • Experience in operations, maintenance, engineering or regulatory compliance is highly desirable.

  • Travel Requirements: 35-40%

Certificates & Licenses:

  • None required

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • Requires excellent planning, scheduling and training coordination skills.

  • Must have excellent classroom presentation and distance learning presentation skills.

  • Must be able to develop effective operations training modules, which consist of an Instructor Guide, Presentation Material, Performance Checklist, and Written Test.

  • Must be able to populate, update and run reports using a Learning Management System.

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills are essential.

  • Self-motivated and a team player.

  • Ability to interact with employees at all levels within the organization.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office applications.

Essential Functions:

  • This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.

  • This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

  • This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

Physical & Safety Requirements:

  • This position may require exposure to hazardous environments in the field asset teams.

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.

  • This role continuously operates a computer and other office productivity equipment (i.e. a calculator, copy machine and computer printer).

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • The employee is frequently required to effectively communicate with others.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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