Instructional Designer I - (Gas Operations Training & Support)
Location: Pico Rivera
Posted on: November 19, 2021
Join SoCalGas today and share our vision of becoming the
cleanest natural gas utility in North America. Headquartered in the
heart of downtown Los Angeles, we deliver affordable and
increasingly renewable energy to 22 million customers across
central and Southern California.
SoCalGas is seeking an Instructional Designer I to analyze business
needs and design, develop, implement, and evaluate world-class
learning/education solutions for Gas Operations Training. Work with
business unit clients, subject matter experts, and designers to
establish project goals, develop project plans, monitor progress
towards plans, and evaluate results.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, develop, and implement instructional systems and processes
including learning objectives, content outlines, training
curricula, training job aids, simulations, role-plays, leader
(instructor) materials, student materials, workbooks, evaluations
and multi-media training material.
Analyze business needs, identify training and performance support
needs, and recommend training and non-training solutions as
appropriate. Present and make recommendations regarding course
design, technology, and instruction delivery options
Partner with subject matter experts, interview focus groups, and
conduct other research to develop instructional content.
Define instructional, learning, or performance objectives. Assess
the most effective instructional method(s) to achieve objectives.
May recommend instructional methods, such as individual or group
instruction, self-study, lectures, demonstrations, and simulation
exercises, appropriate for content and learner characteristics.
Revise and update training materials in response to changes in
policy and procedures, and/or based on results of needs analysis.
Edit instructional materials, such as books, simulation exercises,
lesson plans, instructor guides, student materials, and tests.
Identify environmental and cultural factors that influence
learning, attitudes, and job performance. Adapt instructional
content or delivery methods for different levels or types of
Identify all stakeholders involved and maintain client contact for
instructional design project lifecycle.
Develop and manage project plans for Instructional Design projects
including information such as project objectives, scope, schedule,
Observe and provide feedback on instructional techniques,
presentation methods, or training materials.
Research and evaluate emerging instructional technologies or
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education, Certifications, Licenses and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Instructional Technology, Educational
Psychology, Adult Education, Communication, closely related field
or equivalent training and experience is required.
Master's degree in Instructional Technology, Educational
Psychology, Adult Education, Communication or a closely related
field is preferred.
2+ years of instructional design experience, including design in
virtual and eLearning training.
1+ year of corporate work experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training
design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and
the measurement of training effects.
Expertise of eLearning authoring tools and other software for
Instructional Design work (e.g. Articulate, Captivate, Adobe
Creative Suite, etc.)
Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will
understand. Strong communication skills are required for
writing/editing training materials that are clear, concise, and
High degree of interpersonal communications for negotiation,
consulting, interviews, and presentations.
Project planning and management skills essential for balancing
several instructional design projects simultaneously.
Creative and conceptual skills required to understand a myriad of
ideas and problems and to create multiple solutions using theories
Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision-making
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Current on emerging training and transfer of training methodologies
with the ability to apply these developments in instructional
design and related fields.
Ability to develop skills needed for specialized equipment and
leading-edge training tools and technologies.
Self-starter who can work with limited supervision. Must be able to
work independently and in a team environment.
Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination
techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform
and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
Benefits We Offer:
SoCalGas offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits program to help
support employees both personally and professionally. These
benefits include, but are not limited to:
Medical, dental and vision packages
401K company match
Tuition / education reimbursement
We also offer tools and resources through SoCalGas University, our
career development center.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected
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