Shift Trainer

Vacancy ID



Gregory, Texas, USA

Job Type


Job description

Our client, a major company within the Oil & Gas industry, is seeking a Shift Trainer to work within their facilities in Gregory, TX on a one-year long assigment.

Position Summary

  • The Shift Trainer - Production reports to the Training Supervisor and is responsible for training and assessing the Production team at the LNG terminal.
  • The incumbent provides targeted training in specialist area and base training in all areas of the LNG plant.

Key Accountabilities

  • The Shift Trainer - Production shall understand all facets of LNG processing (or other cryogenic hydrocarbon liquids) including safety, security, maintenance, operations, marine, storage and transportation, governmental regulations and associated codes and standards.
  • The Shift Trainer shall exhibit a broad knowledge of plant operations and maintenance procedures and equipment.
  • The Shift Trainer shall provide specialized training in either: Inside Battery Limits (ISBL), Outside Battery Limits (OSBL) or Distributed Control Systems (DCS) through the use of an Operator Training Simulator (OTS).


  • Delivers training and assessment to the Production team based on shift
  • Coaches and supports Production employees learning on-the-job
  • Works closely with the Production and Training team to identify training gaps and then supports the closing of these gaps
  • Works closely with other Shift Trainers and ensures all Production team have adequate Shift Trainer support
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the development and maintenance of training materials and Management of Change (MOC) training matters
  • Assists in development and continuous improvement of training materials to plant personnel on a variety of subjects including operations, maintenance, technical, marine, safety, environmental and security
  • Uses company systems to monitor and track progress of learners
  • Ensures records of training and assessment are maintained
  • Participates in periodic evaluations of training program effectiveness
  • Assists plant personnel in their professional development by ensuring training requirements are met


  • Education and Certifications: Minimum 2-year Technical Diploma or equivalent technical education and work experience
  • Experience: Minimum seven (7) years' experience in Commissioning, Startup, and Operations in Oil, Gas and Chemical facilities, of which at least four (4) must be in an LNG Liquefaction Facility, and at least two (2) as a Panel Operator


  • Strong leadership and administrative abilities are required
  • An acute sensitivity to safety issues in a hazardous environment
  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries and governmental agencies
  • Able to work with a culturally diverse group of technical individuals whose skills cover the range required to operate and maintain the LNG terminal and Liquefaction production facilities
  • Possess the personality and ability to relate to and to establish a mutually respectful relationship with management, peers and the various facility level workers whom are all responsible for ensuring good operations
  • Organized, planning skills, able to manage multiple activities and programs in timely fashion and with a high degree of accuracy, able to meet work deadlines
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills
  • Computer savvy including Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, Project and PowerPoint
  • Must maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card in good standing status