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Senior Learning and Development Specialist

MCL Construction


Job title:
Senior Learning and Development Specialist

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Job description:

MCL Construction, a 37+ year general contractor working primarily in commercial construction and based in Omaha, NE is looking for an individual who wants to play a vital role in designing, developing, and delivering high-quality learning experiences to enhance the knowledge and skills of our employees. You will report directly to the Learning and Development Manager and work closely with thought partners and subject matter experts, trainers, and other stakeholders to create engaging, effective, and innovative learning materials around technical elements of construction execution and construction management. Along with extensive industry experience and expertise, the position will require excellent interpersonal, communication, and project management skills. Your contributions will have a direct impact on our employees’ performance and career growth.

Instructional Design: 30% of time
• Create and design engaging and interactive learning content, including e-learning modules,
instructor-led training materials, videos, simulations, and assessments.
• Design training materials, including presentations, facilitator guides, and learner guides,
aligned with learning objectives and organizational goals.
• Designs training that includes multimedia visual aids, participant guides, knowledge
assessments, and other supplemental educational materials.
• Utilize authoring tools to create engaging e-learning courses, incorporating multimedia
elements and interactivity.

Learning Management System (LMS) Administration: 30% of time
• Assist L&D Manager in managing and uploading content to the LMS, ensuring seamless
learner experience with easy access, and tracking of employee progress.
• Able to curate learning content aligned to departmental, company-wide, safety/policy and or
individual learning needs.

Needs Assessments: 20% of time
• Analyzes need to select the most effective method of delivery such as: classroom training,
third party training, e-learning, on-the-job training, etc.
• Conducts needs assessments/instructional analysis to ensure conformity with training
objectives and develop training plans as needed.
• Collaborate with stakeholders to determine training needs and schedule training sessions.
Consult with employees and their managers to suggest appropriate learning paths in
support of career/professional development.
• Recommend new or alternate training methods and programs.
Facilitate: 20% of time
• Develop, oversee, and facilitate in-person seminars, workshops, and train-the-trainer
programs, etc.
• Assists in managing logistics, scheduling, and administrative tasks related to training

• Portfolio of instructional design and content development examples.
• Creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
• Passionate about developing employees.
• Strong knowledge of adult learning principles, instructional design models (e.g., ADDIE)
and e-learning best practices.
• Ability to coordinate or manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
• Excellent project management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple
projects simultaneously.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team and independently.


• Educational background of top candidates could be from a variety of fields including:
Education, Training & Development, Organizational Psychology, Human Resources,
Business, and other related fields.
• Five or more years of experience in training/development positions will be expected of top
• Experience-set to include: In-depth understanding of traditional and modern training
methods (e.g. group training, individualized training, workshops, simulations, e-learning,
etc.), and various training platforms and practices.
• Experience in using Articulate 360 suite to design, author and publish e-learning content.
• Experience in managing administrative and publishing tasks in Learning Management
System (LMS).
• A history of creating and organizing training courses/modules.
• Professional certifications are a plus (e.g. CPTD, CPTM, CTDP, etc.).

You will become a key member of one of the leading construction companies in Omaha and eastern
Nebraska/western Iowa. You will be proud of the work we do and your contribution to it! MCL
Construction offers a comprehensive compensation package including competitive salary, Medical,
Dental, and Vision insurance; 401(k) plan with match; generous paid time off (PTO) program; and
much more.
MCL Construction is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans/Disabled and other
protected categories.

Positions available:

Posted on:
May 16, 2024

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