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Employee Development Spec 3 - Job ID#204720  Renton, WA  Posted: 2/27/2024
Job Description

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Job Category:

Other Professional

Position Type:

Associate - W2





Positions Available:


PDS Defense, Inc. is seeking an Employee Development Spec 3 in Renton, WA.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Conducts learning requirements analysis and establishes learning objectives
  • Designs and develops course content and instructional materials
  • Tests delivery environment and establishes system access requirements
  • Delivers content and assesses effectiveness based on learning objectives
  • Conducts customer workplace coaching sessions to improve individual or group performance. Deploys development tools and monitors implementation and performance outcomes
  • Perform as an instructor in a specialized content area from one or more of the following areas of Aerospace Skills expertise: Structural, Quality, Systems, etc.
  • Facilitate learning events and knowledge transfer by teaching and team coaching, observing and tracking student performance, adding key insights to enhance the delivery, conduct preparation, delivery and rostering of training to satisfy training requirements
  • Conduct training utilizing a variety of delivery methods and techniques, and customizes learning programs, courses, presentations and guides
  • Emphasize safety precautions to be taken in all training provided
  • Maintain a positive and productive learning environment, and address any problem behaviors in the classroom promptly in accordance with policies
  • Perform individual and group assessments, and recommend process and performance improvements
  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide training consultation services
  • Provide extensive technical assistance in both formal classroom and hands-on training on Manufacturing, Assembly and Operations
  • Conduct testing and evaluation per procedures
  • Evaluate technical aerospace skills training needs
  • Develop post evaluation recommendations to determine appropriate training content, objectives and design
  • Identify and validate training by observing, measuring, testing, reviewing, and analyzing training to ensure that learning objectives are met effectively
  • Understand regulations and standards, ensure delivery of courseware complies with commercial, government, regulatory and organizational standards and specifications
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and service providers (e.g., curriculum developers, instructional systems designers, engineers, programmers, strategic learning advisors, etc.) to develop creative training enhancements, guided skills practices, job aids, capstone projects and activities to assist learners during and after training
  • Lead projects designed to produce educational deliverables
  • Perform ongoing monitoring of stakeholders operating environment and key business measures and objectives
  • Identify potential issues that impact performance
  • Coach and develop less experienced instructors
  • Conduct Train-the-Trainer Sessions to qualify additional instructors

Basic Qualifications:
  • Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+4 years' related work experience, 10 years' related work experience, etc.)
  • 5+ years of Aerospace Manufacturing experience
  • Experience and proficiency reading and interpreting blueprints, drawings and templates

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Structural, Electrical, Fabrication, Composites, Repair, Functional Test, Seal, Systems, etc.
  • Experience coaching and developing others
  • Experience in facilitating classes or teams
  • Professional certification(s) in aerospace manufacturing and lean
  • Skills and experience in the following areas: Electrician/Structure/Wing/Spar Composite Assembly, Coaching, Instruction. Curriculum Design, Needs Assessment and Job Analysis

Job Requirements

Minimum Security Clearance:

No Clearance


PDS Defense, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 1-866-224-2745 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
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 PDS Defense, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the 
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.
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