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Sr. Learning & Development Specialist - Skilled Trades


Austin, TX, US, 78704 Dallas, TX, US, 75254 Houston, TX, US, 77042

Best People + Right Culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s success.


By hiring inspired people, giving them interesting and challenging work, enabling them with innovative tools, and letting them share in the company’s rewards, we’ve found a sustainable way to grow in our industry for the last 90+ years.


Our diverse teams around the country strive to enrich lives through inspired people and places every day, and we need inspired people like you to join us in our pursuit of building perfection.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Build close relationships with principal business and functional stakeholders.
  • Coordinate and manage learning solution delivery.
  • Configuration and preparation of classroom environment.
  • Cross-functional collaboration with other business and regional resources.
  • Coordinate instructional design and other development and delivery resources as necessary.
  • Coordinates training need analysis.
  • Maintains records of training activities and employee progress and monitors effectiveness of programs.
  • Delivery of training materials, class exercises and discussion
  • Support teams (local and regional) on assessing regional and individual training needs
  • Utilize current training materials and customize to specific assigned customer.
  • Organizes and develops or obtains training procedure manuals, guides and course materials.
  • Evaluates training materials prepared by instructors, such as outlines, text, and handouts.
Key Role Responsibilities - Additional Core


In addition, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Training, teaching and coaching a larger variety and/or more complex courses
  • Assist in conduct learning needs analysis with supervisors and employees to determine performance gaps and missed opportunities for a defined role.
  • Designs, develops and delivers course content using effective adult learning strategies.
  • Assist in making recommendations for class participants, timing and courses for various functions in the business for assigned classes
  • Be a trusted advisor to senior leadership for learning opportunities and learning needs of employees.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Advanced)
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Organizational skills
  • Listening skills
  • Knowledge of adult learning strategy (Intermediate)
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and build consensus in a classroom and virtual setting
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations (Intermediate)
  • Ability to coach others
  • Ability to adapt and respond to dynamic situations
  • Ability to read a situation and make sound assessments and recommendations
  • Ability to utilize a heightened sense of organizational awareness  
  • Ability to speak confidently in small and large groups
  • Ability to multitask (teach, read chats, take notes etc.) and be comfortable while working in a fast-paced, ever-changing, high energy environment
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate within a team, internally and externally
  • Bachelor’s degree  in human resources, instructional design or related field (Required)
  • Associate certificate in instructional design certificate/degree (preferred)
  • In lieu of the above requirements, relevant experience will be considered
  • 5+ years’ experience in learning and development (Preferred)
  • 2+ years’ experience in building construction involving skilled trades (Preferred)
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish (highly preferred)
  • Adult learning theory
  • 2+ years’ experience in meeting or group facilitation (Preferred)


JE Dunn Construction is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. JE Dunn Construction is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


JE Dunn provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please submit your request to


JE Dunn Construction Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of JE Dunn Construction without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of JE Dunn Construction Company.  Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Why People Work Here

At JE Dunn we offer our employees an inspired place to enrich their life and the lives of those around them

Building on our rich history, our employee owners are shaping the future of JE Dunn. In our team-focused environment we do life together and are generously rewarded for our efforts

About JE Dunn

    Founded in 1924, JE Dunn Construction is a family and employee-owned general contractor with expertise in construction management services, design-build, and integrated project delivery. We deliver transformational solutions to our clients with certainty of results in our pursuit of building perfection.

    • 90+ Years of Construction Experience
    • 22 office locations coast-to-coast
    • Annual revenues in excess of $4 billion
    • Consistently ranked Top 25 of the 400 largest general contractors nationwide by Engineering News-Record
    • Consistently ranked Top 15 for domestic building by Engineering News-Record
    • 2500+ Employee Owners work at JE Dunn


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JE Dunn participates in the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

E-Verify Participation (English and Spanish)

Right to Work (English)

Right to Work (Spanish)

Nearest Major Market: Austin