Pyramid Heating & Cooling
  • Human Resources
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Company Paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K Company Match, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation

Training & Development Specialist

Primary Job Functions:    The Training & Development Specialist is responsible for planning, conducting, and administering programs that will train employees and improve their skills and knowledge. In collaboration with other team members, the Training & Development Specialist plays a key role in our employee's development experience to include communicating and embracing the company culture; facilitating interactive classroom, web or conference training courses; performing consistent evaluation of employee learning objectives; and monitoring post-training performance in the on-the-job setting.

Pay Scale: $50-60K/annually DOE

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, 401K Company Match, Profit Sharing, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation

Work Hours: 7:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday, some weekends and overtime as needed.



Required Qualifications:  

  • The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a collaborative approach that possesses strong organizational, time management, and relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent people management skills must be able to lead and develop a team of individuals that are focused on the culture.
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills with the ability to make sound judgments and take the initiative to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and make decisions within the functional area of responsibility with minimal direct supervision
  • Demonstrate willingness to invest time in training seminars and classes.
  • Experience in training and mentoring.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to use interview techniques.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to produce accurate, detailed, high-quality work.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal, writing, grammar, and communication skills
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Valid driver's license.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of:  human resource management concepts.
  • 3+ Years working in Training and Development
    • Performing needs assessments, developing training objectives, designing and developing coursework, and evaluating the training; presenting training groups in structured learning situations using a variety of training methods.
  • Financial planning/life coach; experience working with individuals to help them understand their financial circumstances and how to reach their short-term and long-term financial objectives.
  • Experience with recruiting, technical recruiting a plus.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research and create the overall structure of the company's trainee program.
  • Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, or consultations with managers or owners.
  • Review training materials from a variety of vendors and choose appropriate materials
  • Develop and prepare a wide range of specialized training materials, presentations, and performance support tools/job aids.
  • Communicate training plans clearly and assist managers with execution of plan and training needs.
  • Select appropriate training methods or activities (e.g. mentoring, on-the-job training, and professional development classes).
  • Monitor and evaluate training programs to ensure they are current and effective
  • Perform administrative tasks such as monitoring costs, scheduling classes, setting up systems and equipment, and coordinating enrollment
  • Create and communicate training calendar; coordinate assignment of training courses; perform administrative tasks associated with scheduling training rooms, classroom set-up, preparing training materials, coordinating schedules of other subject matter experts who will deliver portions of training, and all training preparation tasks.
  • Identify gaps in the skills and competencies of our current training processes, and establish measures to track the progress of these skills and competencies.
  • Track training assignments and attendance; maintain training data to assist with the reporting and metrics of ongoing training initiatives.
  • Work with department managers to design, develop and plan implementation of new training programs.
  • Develop a process for identifying the strengths and weaknesses of our employees.
  • Implement training processes for new hires.
  • Strong desire to establish and build relationships with each employee and help develop an individual career path/training program to promote success and personal growth.
  • Establish recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.
  • Build applicant sources by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Determine applicant requirements by studying job descriptions and job qualifications.
  • Attract applicants by placing job advertisements, contacting recruiters, using newsgroups, job sites, and social media.
  • Determine applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
  • Maintain professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Operate company vehicle as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


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