Technical Training Consultant (Energy)

General Physics Corporation Columbia, MD
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies' solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services, customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at

Job Overview:

Our Professional and Technical Services Group has an immediate opening for a Training Specialist/Consultant to support our Energy (Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution) clients. The primary role will be to support existing and future clients with their Operational Excellence initiatives, including customized training solutions. We are seeking motivated, qualified, technical subject matter experts (SMEs) to join our growing team.

The successful candidate will be able to:

* Professionally represent GP's products and services to our domestic and international energy clients.

* Work collaboratively with our Operations and Business Development teams to identify opportunities, lead projects and expand business with existing clients

* Perform Operational Excellence and Training Assessments/Analysis to determine the best solutions for power industry clients

* Serve in multiple roles, including, but limited to, consultant, SME, project lead, developer, and instructor

* Lead projects and programs to support external clients and internal initiatives

* Design and develop training program materials and other supporting documentation;

* Conduct technical instructor-led training

* Work with clients to design and implement customized solutions

Career growth opportunities related to this position are available in the areas of client/account management, technical consulting, and operations leadership


* Minimum of 5-10 years of hands-on or relative experience in operations, maintenance and/or related training in simple and combined cycle facilities, and/or renewable power generation (wind, solar, hydro, etc.)

* Power plant operations

* Power plant environmental, health, and safety

* Power plant instrumentation and controls

* Power plant chemistry

* Power plant performance

* Navy Nuclear Power Training or technical degree is desired

Preferred Skills/Abilities:

* Ability to interpret client needs and propose innovative solutions

* Demonstrated ability to be highly productive in a fast-paced, self-directed work environment

* Motivated to exceed client expectations with high-quality work products that are delivered on time and within budget

* Demonstrated ability to exercise judgment and resolve issues to achieve intended outcomes

* Proven technical writing and verbal communication skills

* Proficient in use of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications; functional knowledge of SharePoint, Visio, and Project

* Strong presentation and public speaking abilities – demonstrated ability to both instruct classes and also present effectively to executive leadership

* Strong organizational skills

* Fluency in Spanish a plus


* Columbia, MD, Houston, TX, or Amherst, NY home base OR Will consider remote (home office) employment for individuals with specialized skills and experience, and for those willing to travel more than 50% of the time with periods of international travel

* Estimated travel is 30-50%, domestic and international to support assignments as needed.

GP Strategies is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

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