Sr. Learning + Development Specialist - Health, Safety, Security, & Environmental

Katerra   •  

Dallas, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 29 days ago

Katerra is a technology company transforming property development, design, and construction—from start to finish. We are building an entirely new kind of company that brings together expertise in design, technology, material sourcing, manufacturing, and construction as a single integrated offering.

With this unique approach, we have the opportunity to design and build beyond compromise. Beautiful, efficient, sustainable–we can do it all. The era of design concessions is over.

At Katerra, we lead from every seat. Our ideal team members are self-starters that embrace ambiguity, think big, and bring their own uncompromising standards of excellence.

One of Katerra’s cultural principles is Diversity. We believe different backgrounds, ideas, and skillsets result in better outcomes. Katerra does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Katerra encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQIA, people with disabilities, veterans and those with diverse life experiences.

Sr. Learning + Development Specialist - Health, Safety, Security, & Environmental (HSSE)

Katerra is currently seeking a Sr. Learning + Development Specialist to join our team to support our growing business, ensure the safety and health of our employees, protect the environment, and to support our mission. The Sr. L+D Specialist, HSSE will be responsible for mentoring and training regional, field-based trainers, as well as developing, delivering and coordinating high quality HSSE learning programs and opportunities across Katerra. This includes but is not limited to; safety expectations, emergency response, equipment operation, hazard identification, active shooter, storm water, and global harmonized system. The Sr. L+D Specialist, HSSE will be a strong facilitator and communicator, exceptionally well organized, and effective engaging with diverse audiences.

This is a great opportunity to grow along with an exciting, young company and drive the development of a world-class learning and development program. The Sr. L+D Specialist will join Katerra’s Human Resources team and report to the HSSE L+D Lead. This position will require some travel to Katerra offices, factories, distribution centers and jobsites outside of the employee’s home area.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead by example and promote a safety environment and culture.
  • Work proactively with the entire HSSE Team, HR, Risk & Insurance, and Learning + Development to support all aspects of HSSE training content development and delivery.
  • Partner with internal stakeholders regarding employee learning needs and build solid cross-functional relationships.
  • Stay abreast of the new trends and tools in employee development and HSSE training
  • Contribute to the development of the company-wide HSSE training strategy, in partnership with the HSSE L+D Lead and HSSE Leadership.
  • Coordinate, develop, deliver and/or source learning/training programs for HSSE across Katerra.
  • Liaise with subject matter experts regarding instructional design.
  • Ensures compliance training meets state and federal regulations.
  • Work with the HSSE L+D Leads to ensure all state required training is being delivered in the timeframe set forth in the regulatory standards.
  • Deliver learning through a variety of delivery methods including classroom instruction, virtual/ virtual reality training, and on-the-job coaching.
  • Mentor and train HSSE Leads and techs in the field to deliver training in the most efficient and effective manners in an extremely fast paced, scaling and agile environment.
  • Where possible, leverage current HSSE leads and techs to assist in the delivery of HSSE related training topics.
  • Partner with L+D team to design and apply assessment tools to measure effectiveness of learning initiatives to ensure incorporation of taught skills into employees’ work behavior.
  • Maintain training records and certification status within the organization’s learning management system(s) in alignment with overall Katerra approach.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Disciplined work ethic with great attitude and energy.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Flexibility to evolve with various challenges and directions as new assignments and initiatives unfold.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding, dynamic work environment.
  • Strong verbal (facilitation and presentation) and written communication skills.
  • 7+ years of experience in learning and development, training and/or HSE
  • Bachelors in Learning and Development, Human Resources, Organizational Development, Safety, Engineering, Business or other related field of study
  • Demonstrated abilities in program development and assessment, training, and employee development initiatives.
  • Knowledge of adult instructional and learning theory and principles.
  • Knowledge of learning management systems.
  • Ability to influence others to perform their jobs safely and create a culture of safety.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Bias for action.
  • Ability to self-solve.
  • Highly motivated, with aspirations for career growth.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong, values-driven leader.
  • Initiative to execute on self-guided, special initiative projects.
  • Successfully completed OSHA Course #510 and #501 and possesses a current Authorized Construction Trainer Card.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Preferred Skills & Experience

  • Authorized to teach First Aid/CPR/AED Training Card.
  • Authorized to train team members on Forklifts and Aerial lifts.
  • Successfully completed OSHA Course #511 and #502 and possesses a current Authorized General Industry Trainer Card.

Please note that KATERRA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, KATERRA will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, KATERRA explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of KATERRA.