AECOM Operations / Technical Training Specialist in Aiken, South Carolina

Business Line Government

Position Title Operations / Technical Training Specialist

United States of America - South Carolina


Job Summary

Savannah River Remediation, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking an

Operations/Technical Training Specialist to be based in our Aiken, SC location.

Researches, analyzes, designs, develops, implements and evaluates training curriculum and programs primarily for facility operations staff to obtain and maintain operational/technical qualification requirements as defined by the company and Department of Energy (DOE) and ensures employees are able to perform their job safely and proficiently. Has significant involvement and influence in the identification of training program needs. Provides cost-effective, performance-based training via classroom training, e-learning, hands-on and other methods found effective. May act as a Subcontract Technical Representative.


  • Using fundamental training knowledge, designs, develops and delivers training on basic to moderately complex training subject matter. This may include general, operational, and/or technical areas.

  • Keeps abreast of changes to instructional design models and makes recommendations for improvement or advancement in methodologies.

  • Presents classroom training and conducts on-the-job walk-through training for basic up to moderately complex subject matter that may be routine to somewhat varied.

  • Assists students in using interactive training tools.

  • Supplies alternate and ancillary resources and references.

  • Monitors and promotes trainee achievement of lesson objectives.

  • Administers oral and written examinations, and formal evaluation of job performance measures.

  • Constructs a logical outline of lesson content.

  • Modifies lesson plans to incorporate content changes, addressing differing target audiences, using a variety of media, and providing varied learning experiences.

  • Writes training manuals, lesson plans, student guides, and other training material.

  • Revises training materials as changes occur to procedures, practices, policies, or any other information on which training is based.

  • Assists/advises more junior instructors in developing their training materials and their training skills.

  • Reviews test items and ensures content and predictive validity.

  • Performs job, task, and needs analysis, design of training, and development of training for applicable discipline(s). Including e-learning materials.

  • Performs evaluation of training effectiveness by conducting end-of-course evaluations and compiling exam result data.

  • Provides input for evaluation of other instructors.

  • Performs varied training administration tasks which include coordinating training scheduling, attendance monitoring, duplication/production of training materials, budget preparation and tracking.

  • Develops, implements and issues Operating Experience Program (OEP)/Lessons Learned training materials.

  • Performs instructional review of training materials.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation benefits are available for this position

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education and 2+ years of relevant training/teaching experience OR;

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline from an accredited university and 3+ years of training/teaching experience or 3+ years in a skilled trade (e.g. operator, mechanic) or professional role in a high hazard, nuclear or highly regulated industrial plant/facility environment** OR;

  • Associates degree and 5+ years of training/teaching experience or 5+ years in a skilled trade (e.g. operator, mechanic) or professional role in a high hazard, nuclear or highly regulated industrial plant/facility environment** OR;

  • High School Diploma/GED and 7+ years of training/teaching experience or 7+ years in a skilled trade (e.g. operator, mechanic) or professional role in a high hazard, nuclear or highly regulated industrial plant/facility environment**.

  • Due to the nature of the work, candidate must be a US Citizen

** A combination of experience outlined above will satisfy the requirement for entry.

This position falls under DOE Order 426.2 and as such must meet the conditions of the order. This may require additional specific training and/or knowledge dependent on position’s duties and responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Training or Engineering.

  • Completed courses in education or training with emphasis on instructional analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation if not included in secondary education curriculum.

  • In-depth knowledge of technical training techniques and concepts in a DOE, Department of Defense or commercial nuclear environment.

  • Familiarity with applicable federal regulations and DOE Orders.

  • Working knowledge of industrial waste water treatment, hazardous materials management and transportation regulations.

  • Experience with the design, development, delivery, and management of training through:

  • State-of-the-art e-learning technologies and/or multimedia graphics design using commercial off-the-shelf software;

  • Learning Management Systems (LMS);

  • Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS).

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188514BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.