Training and Development Manager


Company & Job Description
Founded in 1960, Trans Ash, is a rapidly growing privately held Cincinnati based civil land construction and environmental services company. To support this continued growth, we are seeking to add an experienced Training and Development Manager to our Corporate Office team.  This position will be based in our Corporate Office, located in Cincinnati, Ohio and will lead the training and development initiative for the company to support employees located at remote work sites.


Trans Ash offers an excellent team culture and professional growth opportunities. Our benefits package includes the following:  competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA, life, STD, LTD, paid vacation and 401K after 60 days of employment.


Qualified candidates should submit their resume to dritchie@transash.com along with a cover letter highlighting their specific qualifications for the position.


Position Summary
The Training and Development Manager is responsible to lead the company wide initiative to provide effective training programs that improve our civil services, technology use, leadership skill, job site safety, and new hire onboarding to prepare employees for future growth and success. This position will assess individual, department and company development needs, prioritize training needs, develop and/or source suitable training solutions and evaluate the outcomes of training initiatives. This position will facilitate Training Committee meetings and pro-actively develop and/or source creative and effective solutions to ensure the best learning methods are utilized and maximize company investment.

Role and Responsibilities
The duties outlined below are the general and essential functions for this position. Other duties will be assigned as the development needs of the employees and the company dictate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Assess training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups or consultation with managers, instructors or other representatives.
Design, plan, organize and deliver orientation training programs for employees.
Responsible for the tracking and reporting of all employees training records, professional education and job specific certifications.
Obtain, develop and organize all training procedures, manuals, guides, or course materials, such as handouts, assessments or audio/visual materials to create a learning and resource catalog.
Ensure presentations utilize a variety of instructional techniques or formats, such as role play, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos, or lectures as appropriate for the topic and/or attendees.
Select and assign qualified instructors to conduct training and if needed, train or coach instructors on development of materials, quality of content and/or effective teaching techniques.
Negotiate contracts with external sources that include the desired training outcomes, measures and agreed upon fees or costs.
Audit training materials prior to training for relevance, accuracy and completeness, modifying programs as needed.
Schedules classes based on best availability considering access to adequate classroom space, equipment, attendees or instructors.
Plans, orders, and organizes all supplies and materials for employee development activities and training events.
Conducts follow-up surveys of completed training to evaluate program effectiveness.
Develops and maintains organizational communications such as a newsletter to ensure knowledge of training initiatives, development events and other resources.
May attend meetings or seminars to obtain information for use in training or to inform management of training program opportunities.
Monitor all training activities and costs, preparing regular (monthly/quarterly/annual) status reports to evaluate ROI on training initiatives.
Keeps up with developments in training technology and the civil construction industry through reading journals, books or relevant articles.
Assess costs related to the proposed training locations to optimize travel costs and keep work disruptions to a minimum.
Facilitates the process of projecting future needs and creating career training plans ladders for identified high potential employees.
Exemplifies the company culture (Honesty, Integrity, Commitment, Teamwork, Safety, Quality) by leading as an example in all aspects.
Works effectively as a team member with other members of management and the HR staff.

This position may at times require travel as needed up to 20%.

Required Education and Experience

Three to five years in construction or other heavily industrial setting.
Developing and delivering classroom, field and virtual training programs.
Leading a team/committee, proposal development and coordinating resources.
Working on projects from inception through to completion.
Preferred Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Development or related field.
Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential.
Trans Ash, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer.