Training Manager, Commissioning - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

United States

Title: Training Manager, Commissioning

Location: US-US-TX-Houston

Job Number: 1075937


When you become part of the KBR team, your opportunities are endless. As a leading global engineering, construction, and services company, we support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving our customers through diverse business units, we offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects where our customers have come to value us, because they know We Deliver.

With operations in 40 countries, KBR has more than 25,800 people delivering services to customers in over 80 countries. Together they represent an unmatched reservoir of talent and experience in a wide range of markets.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Position Title: Training Manager Commissioning

Position Description/Job Responsibilities

Functional job responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Job Description:

Responsible for the overall Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, Start-up, Operations and Maintenance (CSOM) Training development and delivery for an EPC project.

Leads the training team for all Operations and Maintenance training requirements during the pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up and ongoing operations and maintenance of Refineries, LNG and Petrochemical Facilities and associated Units.

Responsible for training curriculum, project schedules, costs and overall execution.

Main accountabilities

Defines training and competency requirements for Operations and Maintenance of a new (existing) LNG, Refinery and/or Petrochemical Facilities, in compliance with contract requirements

Directs and supervises development and delivery of all training materials and aids (including Operator Training Simulators) needed for O&M training

Manages and evaluates training personnel

Prepares the project’s Monthly Training and Procedural status reports

Responsible for coordination of training requirements with the EPC project team, and Owner’s representatives.

Manages the use of suppliers and vender servicemen (VSMs) for development and delivery of specific training as part of the O&M training program

Ensures that all training employees have required credentials for project work (e.g., TWIC card, BasicPlus training)

Overall responsibility for providing project specific training for the Owner’s O&M personnel, and CSO commissioning personnel, per contractual requirements.


Leads a team of technical training professionals to design, develop and deliver operations and maintenance training for new petrochemical facilities, during the EPC project cycle

Creates, maintains and communicates schedules for training development, delivery and completion, to EPC project management and Owner designated representative(s)

Develops, administers and maintains training budgets, including necessary changes and updates

Manages specialized training projects (e.g., Operator Training Simulators, multi-media or digital training modules)

Provides training material and personnel to support project work throughout the EPC project cycle, specifically focusing on pre-commissioning, commissioning, start-up and initial operations

Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory training requirements, including OSHA 1910.119 (PSM), EPC, DOT and Homeland Security regulations.

Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to senior project management.


Must have strong technical background in plant operations and maintenance.

Held an Operations position in the industry.


Engineering degree preferred.

Must have demonstrated supervisory or management experience and skills, for at least 5 years

Must have strong English communications skills, both oral and written.

Presentation skills are required.

Second language is a plus.

Experience in developing operating manuals, SOPs and training materials strongly preferred.

Strong familiarity with competency based training methodologies and delivery methods.

Must be able to anticipate and interpret client training needs and identify the necessary solutions

Must be able to manage the performance of employees through goal setting, ongoing assessment and coaching.

Typically has 10-15

years of relevant experience



KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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