Senior Officer: Technical Trainer

Swakop Uranium - swakopmund, namibia

a month ago


To provide technical training services to end-user Departments by conducting training needs analysis, devising technical training programmes, identifying and sourcing relevant training and development programmes for technical Apprentices, Artisan Assistants, Artisans, Technicians and Maintenance Team Leaders in line with organizational requirements. Preparing material for all in-house training and executing training according to a training plan. Evaluating results of training programs and determining overall effectiveness of programs and making improvements. Ensuring that the best practices and skills in engineering functions are implemented and conforming to Statutory / Company requirements and needs.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Collaborate with EUDs to identify training needs and develop comprehensive training programs for maintenance employees.
  • Design and create training material, including presentations, manuals, handouts etc.
  • Conduct technical training for maintenance employees on machines, systems or disciplines following the appropriate lesson plans.
  • Conduct technical competency assessments and collaborate with OEM to ensure that employees have the required skills and knowledge to perform to required standards.
  • Develop skills matrix for maintenance employees and monitor and advise on technical training needs.
  • Provide guidance to technical line managers regarding employee training and skills development.
  • Plan and implement the approved development programmes for maintenance employees, e.g. draft and develop career pathing and succession planning and monitor progress, taking corrective action where and when necessary.
  • Co-ordinate external trade related tests, as and when necessary.
  • Draft policies and procedures in respect of technical training.
  • Plan and maintain a budget and resources in respect of technical training.
  • Assess the effectiveness of training programs through evaluations, feedback, and performance metrics.
  • Continuously review and update training materials to incorporate new technologies, best practices, and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to identify areas for improvement and implement enhancements to the training curriculum.
  • Ensure that delivered training and other training activities are recorded in an appropriate record keeping system.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • 5 years minimum experience as Technical Trainer, of which 2 years should have been at supervisory level.
  • Experience in designing and delivering technical training programmes.
  • Experience in conducting Safety training such as, Isolation, Working at Heights, Confined Space and Permit to Work.
  • Knowledge of OEM Equipment Management Systems.
  • Broad knowledge across a variety of engineering disciplines.
  • Registered with NTA as Assessor and Moderator.
  • Train-the-Trainer Certification.
  • Code B or BE Drivers License.
  • Code CE License added advantage.

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