Noble Energy, Inc. US Onshore Technical Training Manager in Houston, Texas

Responsible for the management of the people and services required to develop, coordinate, and execute the technical training programs across the DJ Basin, Eagleford and Permian business units.

This position will involve approximately 25% inter-office travel and could be based out of our Houston, Denver or Greeley office.

Detailed Description

  • Develops course material for an integrated new hire field training program consisting of computer based training (CBT), classroom, standardized procedures, safety, field observations, and on the job hands on training

  • Training module owner for entry level through advanced discipline training opportunities for Base Production and Wellsite Leaders

  • Oversees the creation, maintenance and facilitation of the technical training material per schedule or BU need

  • Responsible for the creation of new training and competency assessment programs for operations as requested by BU leadership

  • Creation or procurement of computer and video based training as required

  • Works with subject matter experts to create curriculum associated with entry level through advanced discipline training

  • Responsible for the implementation and development of technical competency program for production to include skills, standards, and demonstrated testing

  • Evaluates the USO skills and training “matrix” and identifies skill and training gaps to be addressed

  • Coordinates skills training with vendors and outside agencies to design and deliver adhoc training courses as requested by the BU

  • Work with operations to develop priorities and scheduling of all training (EHS, Field Technical, , etc.)

  • Coordinates efforts of training goals/projects with other departments as needed

  • Partners with the corporate Learning & Organizational Development department to ensure that all training programs are consistent with company-wide training efforts

  • Develop and maintain relationships with local community colleges and promote Noble’s image & brand with the community as requested by CXGR and operations leaders

  • Ensures that training activities and materials are reusable and sustainable

  • Accountable for the collection, reporting, and analysis of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

  • Provides performance management continuous skill development opportunities for direct reports

  • Accountable for the Base Production training schedule

  • Accountable for the development and optimization of the training facility

  • Accountable for the analysis of survey information to improve training effectiveness

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline required. (Preferred educational disciplines include Adult/Continuing Education or Engineering. Master’s degree preferred.)

  • Proven work experience as a training manager

  • Track record in designing and executing successful training programs

  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods (mentoring, coaching, on-the-job or in classroom training, e-learning, workshops, simulations etc.)

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills

  • Upstream Oil and Gas experience, preferred

  • Typically requires 10 years of training and curriculum development experience

  • 5+ years managing a training department, preferred

  • Oracle Learning Management

  • Ability to plan, multi-task and manage time effectively

Additional Details

Decision-Making Authority/Knowledge

Responsible for ensuring the administration and communication of training programs.

**Working Conditions

Normal office environment.


The requirements and specifications listed above are intended to describe the general function and level of the personnel assigned to this classification. It is not intended to limit any additional responsibilities, duties and/or skills that may be required of the incumbent.

Job Title: US Onshore Technical Training Manager

Location: Houston, TX, US

Organization Name: 6005 USO Shared Services