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Orientation Instructor

Groendyke Transport

Groendyke Transport

Enid, OK, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

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This position is primarily responsible for training of employees during new hire onboarding, including leading online, classroom, and hands-on training applications. The instructor is responsible for coordinating classroom setups and attendance, curriculum and syllabus, evaluation, and reporting on employee needs.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to classroom instruction, instruction in-cab of a Tractor – Trailer, and hands-on simulations of tank-truck driver duties

  • Instruct and instill a high level of respect for safety,training, security and compliance
  • Instill pride and professionalism while developing a safety culture within all employees
  • Develop syllabus and curriculum needs for classroom or practical training methods
  • Assist in coordination of employee travel and attendance needs including hotel, rental, instructions, classroom needs, lunches, etc.
  • Coordinate instructor assistants or presenters
  • Develop innovative methods including the use of technology where applicable to lead world class training initiatives
  • Develop relationships with all departments to prioritize safety and training efforts
  • Continually satisfy internal and external customer expectations and requirements
  • Evaluate and report employee training needs to management and various instructors in need
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Purchase, inventory and maintain safety equipment and materials for instruction needs
  • Integrate technology systems to leverage learning, tracking and analysis of training and safety data

Additional Job Description

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Associates Degree; Experience may substitute
  • Classroom and Hands-On instruction experience, trucking industry preferred

Computer Equipment and Software Requirements

  • Microsoft office products
  • TMW, GeoTab, (electronic logs)
  • Learning Management System (LMS), Workday & Filmora preferred

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Passion for safety
  • Vision and leadership
  • Strong delegation skills
  • Broad based understanding of e-based learning tools and tracking systems

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position requires the ability to supervise classrooms of 30+ individuals

Personal Competency Profile

  • Personal Characteristics/Self Image
    • Positive outlook on life, customer-focused
    • High levels of initiative; exhibits a sense of urgency and is results-oriented
    • Works well under pressure and meets deadlines
    • Defines and practices moral and ethical behavior at all times
    • Considers the impact of one’s actions and decisions on others, both inside and outside the organization
    • Well-dressed and businesslike
    • Remains professional when interacting with employees, vendors, guests, and/or customers
  • Communication
    • Expresses one’s needs, wants, opinions, and preferences without offending the sensitivities of others
    • Listens with objectivity, asks for input; gives and receives feedback effectively
    • Ensures all information and ideas are flowing in appropriate directions
    • Maintains composure and exhibits with empathy and humility when expressing opinions and ideas
    • Team player
  • Personal Situation
    • Sufficiently mobile
    • Is mature while exhibiting eagerness to grow, gain new experiences, and identify new areas for learning.
    • Establishes an understanding of workplace behavior
    • Able to work extended hours during peak season or when required
  • Accountability
    • Exhibits attention to detail
    • Makes no excuses and takes full responsibility for own actions
    • Can be counted on to do what he/she says is going to be done
    • Follows up personally and monitors progress to ensure that things stay on track
    • Holds self and others accountable for keeping commitments
  • Critical Thinking
    • Conceptual: Thinks in abstract terms, to see the ‘big picture’ and understand how the various parts of an organization and idea can fit together
  • Interpersonal/Diversity
    • Accepts others’ opinions in a non-judgmental way
    • Establishes relationships with and learns more about people of other racial, religious, ethnic, or cultural backgrounds; is an advocate for diversity
    • Examines one’s own biases and behaviors to avoid stereotypical actions or responses; exhibits behavior which excludes any biases
  • Leadership
    • Understands when to rally resources; facilitates others in the decision-making process
    • Remains flexible with decisions
    • Explains unpopular decisions to others to gain their understanding and support
    • Defines and respects circle of influence
    • Uses effective coaching skills with peers/subordinates to develop and empower team members
    • Puts needs of team over personal needs
  • Technical Knowledge
    • Demonstrates satisfactory level of technical and professional skills in job-related areas; understands technical terminology and developments
    • Knows where to resource and how to apply information creatively to specific tasks or problems
    • Finds, gathers, organizes, summarizes, and analyzes information from multiple sources
    • Converts findings into meaningful and useful information for making decisions or taking specific actions
    • Keeps abreast of current product developments and trends; synthesizes new solutions to problems
  • Managing Change
    • Remains flexible; embrace and participate in the evolution of the company
    • Exhibits creativity and curiosity; displays a willingness to take risks
    • Understands controlling forces in the environment that affect change (e.g., customers, trends, competitors, employees, and society as a whole)
  • Team Work
    • Collaborate on projects
    • Acknowledges other team members’ concerns and contributions
    • Is aware of the effect of one’s behavior on others; apply personal filter to enhance work of team
    • Effectively resolves conflict while building trust
    • Facilitates team effectiveness; works with, understands, and motivates other people as individuals or in groups to reach a common goal
  • Literacy and Numeracy
    • Competent writer of business letters, quotations, and proposals

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