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Skilled Trades Learning & Development Specialist


Dallas, TX, US, 75254 Austin, TX, US, 78704

Best people + right culture. These are the driving forces behind JE Dunn’s strategy for success. By hiring the best people we can find, giving them interesting and challenging work, 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.
JE Dunn believes in providing the best tools for employees to get the job done right. Lean operation processes. Digital document collaboration. LEED-certified, occupant-focused environments. We make sure our workforce is prepared for the job, and we expect the best. 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.

Role Summary

The Learning & Development Specialist will administer, organize, and conduct training and educational programs.  All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision and values of JE Dunn.

  • Autonomy & Decision-Making:  Makes decisions on routine matters, provides recommendations to supervisor and refers all exceptions to supervisor.
  • Career Path:  Senior Learning and Development Specialist.

Key Role Responsibilities - Core


  • Administer frontline training for new and existing employees.
  • 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 needs 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


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to perform work accurately and completely, and in a timely manner.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written (Intermediate).
  • Knowledge of adult learning strategies.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and build consensus in a classroom and virtual setting.
  • Ability to conduct effective presentations (Intermediate).
  • Ability to coach.
  • Ability to adapt and respond to dynamic situations.
  • Listening skills (Intermediate).
  • Ability to read a situation and make sound assessments and recommendations.
  • Ability to speak confidently in small or 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.


  • 2+ years’ experience in learning and development (Preferred).
  • 2+ years’ experience in building construction (Preferred).
  • Adult learning theory.
  • 2+ years’ experience in meeting or group facilitation (Preferred).
  • Spanish speaking as a 2nd language (Preferred).
  • AEC experience (Preferred).

Working Environment


    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: Dallas
    Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth