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Lead Training Coordinator (Electric)

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Location: LaPorte, IN, United States
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Req ID: R00936146

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Job Title:  Lead Training Coordinator (Electric)

Job Code:  106153

Job Summary

Prioritizes and aligns the training offerings of all technical training for Nipsco Electric Operations to ensure compliance and the optimization of training needs and resources for Operations; provides support to Electric Operations end users of NiSource Learning Management System (LMS) and Onboard to manage and track a broad spectrum of training and testing.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for coordinating the planning and prioritization of all Electric technical and compliance training.
  • Training department liaison to Planning, Scheduling and Operations to provide requirements necessary to meet customer expectations and the business plan.
  • Review of the annual and monthly Operation Plans, and the translation of the operations plans into operating budgets in regards to training.
  • Keeps abreast of business and training needs that may affect Electric Operations.
  • Promotes the necessary environment for effective internal customer satisfaction and collaboration.
  • Ensures ongoing collaborative relationships with key internal operations partners.
  • Partners with Operating Centers to track employee movement related to job changes and new hires.
  • Assists Leader of Technical Training Center to ensure optimization and full utilization of training center resources.
  • Develops and assigns Scheduled Offerings to Nipsco Electric business units based on needs.
  • Develops, implements, tracks and analyzes reports and communicates to all levels of management on program compliance and learning needs.
  • Training needs and training resources are effectively prioritized, optimized and scheduled for existing employees and new hires.
  • Proctors Edison Electric Institute (EEI) testing of existing employees and new hires for aptitude skills.
  • Increased recognition and sharing of best practice opportunities.
  • Focused on continuously improved coordination of scheduling of training and overall customer satisfaction/metrics.
  • Strong, collaborative relationships with cross functional peer groups.
  • Strong operational partnerships.
  • Results that meet or exceed operational goals and budgets.

Required Qualifications for Position

  •  High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of LMS functionality, safety and compliance requirements.
  • Five years’ experience in Distribution Operations or equivalent work experience.
  • Demonstrates understanding of planning, scheduling and budgeting activities which support Electric Operations.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills.
  • Demonstrates Project Management skills (analytical and organizational).
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to quickly assess and make sound decisions.
  • Experience in collaborating with multiple stakeholder groups to achieve results.
  • Demonstrates proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written.
  • Valid Driver's License.

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

Bachelor's or Associate's Degree from accredited institution.


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Work Authorization

Authorized to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship.

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$65,900.00 - $99,000.00

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