Training Specialist in Norfolk, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/9/2019

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    Norfolk, VA
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Job Description


Alion Science and Technology is looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of a Training Specialist for their Advanced Modeling and Simulation Technical Operation. This person would be responsible for setting the organization up for success through the establishment and maintenance of a robust training program that is aligned with business objectives, personnel career growth initiatives, and government requirements. Under the direction of the leadership team, this person would also be responsible for:

•         Maintaining an organizational training portfolio

•         Assess training needs for new and existing employees

•         Develop overall training strategy based on business objectives

•         Developing a strategy for tracking the need and status of completed training

•         Organize, develop or source training programs to meet specific training needs (videos, CBTs, training manuals, etc.)

•         Facilitate learning through a variety of delivery methods including classroom instruction, virtual training, on-the-job coaching

•         Design and apply assessment tools to measure training effectiveness

•         Establishing a strategy for aligning training with employee lifecycles

•         Working with the government to ensure required training is tracked and completed

•         Coordinate the delivery of training in a timely manner

•         Deliver organizational and divisional training where applicable

•         Provide a wide range of technical, career, and leadership training opportunities to the workforce

Basic Qualifications

•         Bachelor’s degree in related field

•         5+ years of experience in a training organization

•         Experience with instruction or training

•         Experience developing training materials (videos, CBTs, training manuals, etc.)

•         Knowledge of training methodologies, learning management systems, and competency assessments

•         Ability to think strategically and act tactically

•         Self-motivated and driven desire to succeed with minimal direction

•         Ability to work both in a team and individually

•         Mature technical writing capability

•         Great communication and presentation skills

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for comparable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Preferred Qualifications

•         Training certification such as ASTD (American Society for Training and Development)


Must be a US citizen, currently hold and able to maintain a Secret Security Clearance. 



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