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Operations Training Instructor

  • Job reference: AE-000205
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
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Atkins Nuclear Solutions US is currently seeking a Operations Training Instructor to join the nuclear team.

Job Summary

Applying the ADDIE training process in the development of SAT based initial training programs for maintenance and engineering.

Operation Instructors/exam writers are needed to supplement the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) operation training department in the development and implementation of training and evaluation items including but not limited to the following: Developing classroom and simulator lesson plans and scenarios.

Developing and administering Audit and Federal Authority of Nuclear Regulations (FANR) examinations. BNPP is in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Successful candidates will be required to pass a BNPP Senior Reactor Operator evaluation/examination associated with the work assignment.

The candidate will perform work in the operations training department to support the training and examination of Reactor Operator (RO) and Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) candidates, Shift Technical

Advisors, and Shift Managers who will operate BNPP

Work with and mentor international teams based on INPO/WANO training guidelines in developing SAT based training programs.

Developing written examination questions.

Providing classroom and OJT instruction.

Conducting TPE evaluations.

Must be willing to travel between the United Arab Emirates required.

Job Duties

Develop classroom Lesson plans

Develop simulator training scenarios

Develop Job Performance Measures for training purposes

Develop written and operational periodic examination material

Develop written and operational examination material for audit and FANR examinations in accordance with (IAW) station procedures. (similar to US NRC examinations)

Execute the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) process IAW station procedures and policies

Present classroom lesson topics as defined by operations training program

Present simulator and JPM lesson topics IAW operations training program

Support periodic operational and written examinations

Revise operations training material IAW approved station procedures and policies

Support operations training administrative activities IAW approved procedures and policies


Required and Desired Skills

Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a nuclear instructor

INPO instructor certification is preferred

Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of expertise

Multicultural environment experience preferred

Proven instructional skills

Expert knowledge of the Systematic Approach to Training (SAT) and the ADDIE process

Qualification as On-the-job (OJT) and Technical Performance Evaluation (TPE) evaluator

Currently or previously qualified licensed or certified SRO

Supplier to provide copy of degree/certificate translated in English if required

Due to current law, and in conjunction with the advertised position’s scope of work, candidates that are Non-US citizens are required to be submitted for further approval to the NNSA before being considered for hiring purposes. In addition, any candidates with dual citizenship in the US and another country must undergo further review for approval by the NNSA. Proof of citizenship will be requested upon receipt of application/resume.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Atkins is a drug free workplace.

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