Jacobs Training Coordinator in Houston, Texas

Training Coordinator


With 2017 revenues of approximately $15 billion, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs) is one of the largest publicly traded (NYSE: JEC) and diverse providers of professional technical services in the world. Founded in 1947, the company now has nearly 74,000 employees that help us prosper in diverse industries by holding true to our values and culture. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, our global network spans more than 230 offices in countries across North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Africa and Asia.

The company’s service portfolio consists of a comprehensive range of business solutions related to engineering, architecture, construction, operations and maintenance and scientific and specialty consulting.

Jacobs Global Construction, Maintenance and Turnaround (CMT) group is a premier provider of construction, maintenance and capital project solutions. With an ever expanding workforce of both direct hire craft and professional staff, Jacobs Global CMT group provides support to clients in petrochemical, chemical, pharmaceutical, consumer products, pulp and paper, automotive, mining and metals business lines across multiple markets.

Position Summary:

The Training Coordinator (TC) is responsible for the coordination of all craft, supervisory, professional, technical and managerial training that occurs. This includes promoting and scheduling NCCER training sessions; identifying, recruiting and training qualified instructors; identifying and requisitioning training materials and equipment; collection and submittal of training data to the Training Manager; and administration of training records and reports. The TC will attend all required staff, education, association and workforce development committee meetings. The TC will coordinate outreach and recruiting efforts. This position reports to the Training Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Representation at various education, association and committee meetings

  • Management and facilitation of the learning resources available to the Jacobs construction workforce

  • Maintain a high level of fiduciary responsibility related to training budgets

  • Involvement with compliance training related to equipment operations

  • Communicate with all levels of project staff as well as corporate representatives

  • Document control related to training and certification activities

  • Maintain integrity of all training programs NCCER, Jacobs-specific, and client specifications

  • Observe work habits and relations of project to help identify and certify instructors for various programs

  • Mentor and encourage craft professionals to enroll and participate in training/assessment programs

  • Flexibility with the ability to multi-task allowing to adjust to accommodate any job-site changes

  • Attend staff meetings to determine the needs of the project

  • Weekly Reports


  • Applicants should have excellent oral and written communication skills; and should be organized, enthusiastic, and self-motivated.

  • A four-year college degree in Education, Management, or Human Relations, preferred

  • Seeking entry level candidate with Project Training or administrative assistant background

  • NCCER Master Trainer Credentials, a plus

  • Computer skills required; Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Visio

  • Self-motivated

  • Effective communicator

  • Multi-tasking ability

  • Administrative – strong computer skills

  • Strong leadership skills

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Texas-Houston

Req ID: HUM0000IS