OSP Training Manager/ Skills Instructor in Knoxville, TN at MasTec Network Solutions

Date Posted: 12/18/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Knoxville, TN
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Training Manager/Skills Instructor will be responsible for the following duties: schedule, coordinate, and facilitate training sessions that focus on the principles, techniques, safety, and procedures related to the telecommunications industry. A sampling of the training courses the Training Manager will facilitate are pole climbing and safety training related to aerial construction, traffic control, trenching and excavation, splicing and troubleshooting, CPR/First Aid/AED, and heavy equipment operation. This position is based in Knoxville, TN and will involve travel to other project sites within the region. These projects are located within TN, NC, SC, MI, IN, CT and NY. Expect up to 50% travel to visit project sites.

Primary Duties:

  • Train and evaluate field crews to ensure regulatory and skills training is completed timely.  Including but not limited to; Bucket Truck, Bucket Rescue, Pole Climbing, Pole Top Rescue, Ladder Safety, CPR, NESC, Ground Disturbance, Trenching & Excavation, Confined Spaces, and all skills involving building & troubling shooting plant.
  • Facilitate training sessions to increase employees’ knowledge and competence, using visual aids such as videos, Power Point, graphs, charts, presentations, etc.
  • Assist in the design and development of the course of study according to curriculum guidelines and job site requirements
  • Follow guidelines and assist in administering apprentice programs
  • Tailor courses by developing modifications to meet participant needs and training goals
  • Observe and evaluate employees’ work to determine progress, provide feedback, and make suggestions for improvement
  • Administer written, oral, or performance tests to measure progress, and to verify the competency of USG employees
  • Prepare reports and maintain records such as student grades, attendance rosters and training activity details
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy educational environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal/company regulations and safety standards
  • Support Operations and Safety teams in their efforts around safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Travel required to facilitate classes and visit students at various jobsites/offices (truck provided)
  • Manage groups of students safely and efficiently
  • Other Duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A journeyman level of experience and skill in telecommunications aerial construction
  • Must be competent to perform all tasks and duties of a journeyman in the field of telecommunications construction
  • Valid driver’s license
  • May be asked to obtain CDL Class A driver’s license
  • Pre-employment drug screen/criminal background test is mandatory.
  • Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor preferred
  • Medic First Aid certification
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires extended periods of bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting, lifting in awkward positions, standing, twisting, reaching above shoulder level, working in confined spaces, working off a pole or in a bucket.
  • Highly organized person and can show planning and processes to support daily work
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products - Outlook, Excel, Word, etc with an emphasis on PowerPoint.
  • Positive people skills and pleasant demeanor
  • Punctual & dependable
  • Travel within the region is expected. 

Salary Range:

80-90K Annually

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.


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