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Technical Trainer

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, US, 87107

Company: TECO

Ignite your career with New Mexico Gas Company!


By joining the NMGC family, you can count on a safety-focused work environment, competitive pay and benefits and opportunities for training and personalized development to ignite your career.  We embrace diversity and the inclusion of all; our difference, unique perspectives and talents are our strengths and integral to the success of our company.


New Mexico Gas Company is a member of the Emera family of energy companies which also includes Tampa Electric, TECO and Peoples Gas.


Title: Technical Trainer
Company: New Mexico Gas Company
Location: ALB Gas Service Center
State and City: New Mexico - Albuquerque
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position will be open to internal and external applicants and will close on Sunday November 28th, 2021.


This posting will be used to fill two positions.  Advertised speciality includes experience in Cathodic Protection, Construction, Measurement/Pressure Control, or Service and Installation.


Provides technical and operator qualification (OQ) training and evaluation to team members and external contractors and other utility personnel. Serves as a technical subject matter expert and serves as a consultant on related matters to gas operations. Performs research analysis, evaluation, development, coordination and implementation of employee development programs that are within the assigned areas of responsibility.



Facilitates classroom, shop, and field training programs. Conducts performance evaluations for participants.

Learning multiple industry disciplines to facilitate thorough training.

Provides individualized training/re-training to aid in the development and enhancement of job skills and technical knowledge.

Serves as a technical expert in the areas of assigned expertise. Keeps abreast of new trends and technology in field of expertise. Provides technical subject matter consultation and troubleshooting for projects and field work.

Designs, develops, revises, and implements technical training program content and structure. Develops annual training schedule and arranges program logistics. Evaluates program effectiveness regularly.

Teaches, demonstrates, and models safe work practices at all times. Conducts site visits to ensure proper procedures and practices are being followed in all operations areas.

Researches, analyzes, evaluates and recommends new equipment to management.  Partners with business unit to develop and implement company technical training strategy.
Researches, interprets, and presents statistics and data relating to training including designing data collection and communicating through reports and proposals.

Recommends budgets, procures, maintains, and operates specialized equipment not normally provided to or operated by field personnel.
Key Internal:    Gas Operation and Engineering Leadership, DOT Compliance
Key External:    Third Party Contractors and other External Training Customers, Learning Management System Vendors, Gas Operation Equipment and Material Vendors



Required:    High School Diploma or GED
Preferred:    Bachelor’s degree


Required:    Must at all times possess a valid driver's license and meet the acceptable driving record requirements of the Company.
Preferred:    NACE Level 1, Journeyman Gas Fitter License (JGL), Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), and/or Certified Welding Instructor (CWI).

Related Experience
Required: Minimum of seven years of related gas, utility, or oil industry operations or engineering experience in progressively more complex assignments. Related experience must include successful delivery  of gas, utility, or oil industry operations technical and/or compliance training. Experience must include, without substitution, a minimum of three (3) years experience in Cathodic Protection, Construction, Measurement/Pressure Control, or Service and Installation based on the advertised specialty. College Degree will be considered in lieu of up to 4 years of the required gas, utility or oil industry operations or engineering experience.

Preferred:  Direct work experience performing the duties and responsibilities of this position is preferred. Experience in adult learning and training and content development is preferred.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)
Required: Detailed understanding of principles of gas operations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Strong planning and organizational and listening skills. Strong ability to work with individuals and groups regardless of communication, management, or personal styles. Ability to manage a program or project from start to completion, utilizing varied resources.

Preferred:    Ability to work independently and self-manage. Basic knowledge of materials testing techniques and test data analysis. Ability to operate and maintain highly complex  specialized  equipment  and  instrumentation  not  normally  used  or operated by field personnel.

New Mexico Gas Company (NMGC) offers a competitive Benefits package!!


Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs and more!


NMGC and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our NMGC customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


New Mexico Gas Company, Inc. (NMGC) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


NMGC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at NMGC will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.



Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
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)



ADA policy
It is the policy of NMGC to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Employment for this position will be contingent upon the successful completion of pre-employment requirements, which include a background screen and drug test.  Also, pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 

Nearest Major Market: Albuquerque

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