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Instructional designer/Technical Writer

Location:
Cypress, Texas, 77429, United States
Salary:
75000
Posted:
March 25, 2019

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PAUL BERNATH

***** ****** *** **.• Cypress, TX. *7429 225-***-**** ac8wco@r.postjobfree.com

EDUCATION

Louisiana State University; Baton Rouge, LA Dec2009

Masters of Science - Instructional Design May2002

Bachelor of Science - Education

EXPERIENCE

Ultimate Staffing (DISA)

Senior Instructional Designer Contractor

September 2018- Present

Responsible for the development of DISA online and onboarding training.

Worked with team of SMEs to gather content and create courses using Articulate software.

Edited and updated DISA courses and content for new and existing clients.

Clarity Consultants (Schlumberger)

Senior Instructional Designer Contractor

December 2017 - July 2018

Responsible for the development of e-learning courses for Schlumberger entities.

Worked with SME’s to gather subject matter information on such topics as finance and employee onboarding.

Reviewed and edited existing courses within LMS system.

Used elearning software such as articulate, captivate, and adobe suite, etc.

CPaT

Senior Instructional Designer

January 2017 - October 2017

Responsible for the development of Storyboards for online Pilot Training.

Worked with SME’s to gather subject matter information in the airline pilot industry to create e-learning courses.

Reviewed and edited existing trainings within LMS system.

Healing Home Health

Director of Marketing

February 2016 - December 2016

Responsible for bringing in new Home Health Referrals along with continuing to develop current client relationships.

Training of staff along with current and future patients on knowledge of Home Health services.

Coordinated marketing events which created new client referrals and opportunities.

BHP (Aquent Staffing)

Instructional Design Consultant

January 2016 - February 2016

Reviewed, edited, and designed both new and existing training material for 5 Why safety training

Used Case Studies of previous BHP field incidents to develop interactive and elearning training using Adobe Captivate software.

Halliburton (Aquent Staffing)

L&D Specialist

June 2015 - January 2016 (Contract)

Reviewed, edited, and designed both new and existing training material and documents so as to be more effective for different types of users and learning styles. Formatting of training manuals to fit client’s needs.

Schlumberger

Technical Writer Contractor

October 2014 – March 2015

Development and editing of user guides and administer guides for Schlumberger cloud network and software.

Designed training material for Schlumberger software Omega and Petrel using multiple types of software.

Manage project data content – documentation as needed electronically in CWI

Took meeting notes and created technical memos, problem statements, and other template-based routines.

Worked with and developed relationships with Geologists, geophysicists, and engineers on product development.

Lonestar Community College

Senior Instructional Designer Contractor

April 2014 – July 2014

Development and editing of courses for oil and gas industry (offshore and onshore drilling).

Worked with SME’s to gather subject matter information in the oil and gas industry to create blended learning courses.

Developed activities, learning aids, PowerPoint presentations, instructor’s guides, student guides and lab books for curriculum on diesel engines and motor-hand responsibilities.

Developed test procedures and test reports using oil and gas terminology, involving mechanical and electrical parts.

Interpreted drawings and assembly procedures to create design process documents.

Jacobs (JE)

Document Control / Training Manager

December 2012 – January 2014

Development and Editing of technical training materials including procedures for BIOX project.

Control of all documents and drawings for the BIOX project.

Document Control and Training Manger for two projects - BIOX (Exxon Mobil) and MMLS (Shell Geismer). Training included - craft training, OSHA Basic, site specific training, visitor orientation, new hire orientation, safety leadership, teambuilding, Hazard Communication, etc.

LFS (Louisiana Fast Start)

L&D Specialist

April 2012 – December 2012

Development and editing of user guides and training manuals for Programs within LFS

Conducted training for Louisiana Fast Start Program. Trainings conducted include Team Building, Leadership, Conflict Management, Performance Coaching, managing difficult customer interactions, Safety, etc.

Conducted gap analysis for clients of LFS.

DLFCU; Plaquemine, LA

Technical Writer / L&D Specialist

September 2011 – March 2012

Development and editing of all user guides and facilitator's guides for DLFCU training inventory.

Conducted needs and gap analysis for DLFCU employees and developed learning plans for departments as well as individuals.

Conducted both on and offsite trainings for all DLFCU employees.

ITC; Houston, TX

Technical Writer / L &D Specialist / Human Resources Contractor

May 2011 – August 2011

Coordinated with subject matter experts to write and edit training manuals for planning and scheduling software such as: IPV, IPS 2.0, Primavera, Atom 3.0, STO, and Path Ready.

Assisted in the companies Human Resource department.

Jacobs Field Services; Port Allen, LA

Technical Writing / L&D Specialist

January 2011 – April 2011

Development of training material for a structured technical operator training program, entry level craft, and other lubricant plant personnel.

Writing and editing of technical training materials, including procedures for Port Allen Lubricant plant clients.

Managed project data content and documentation as needed electronically.

Worked with SME’s to gather subject matter details and information on assigned projects.

Conducted needs and gap analysis for Lubricant Plant employees and developed learning plans for departments as well as individuals.

General Physics Corporation; Baton Rouge, LA

Technical Writer / Instructional Design Specialist Contractor

June 2010 – December 2010

Development of training material for a structured operator training program, entry level engineers, and other technical personnel.

Writing and editing of technical training workbooks for refinery field and console operators. Topics include: process safety, equipment, operating procedures, emergency response, and trouble shooting.

Jacobs Engineering; Baton Rouge, LA

NRD Project Training Administrator

November 2008 – May 2010

Successfully trained over 7000 people and facilitated over 300 training classes on the NRD project, ranging from craft workers to site supervisors and upper management.

Conducting of needs and gap analysis for safety prevention.

Was responsible for the development and delivering of training for new hires, safety, site specific, and railroad certification.

Developed an LMS to manage safety records and certifications of everyone on the NRD project.

Professional Teaching Experience

May 2002 – May 2007

Taught and tutored multiple subjects - Math, Science, Social Studies, and English in the public-school system.

JOB FUNCTIONS – CONSULTING / CONTRACT EXPERIENCE

Can design and develop training, including writing procedures and evaluating existing training programs.

Development of training modules for multiple job functions and departments as well as Instructor-led training.

Coordinated with subject matter experts to design field exercises and troubleshooting scenarios based on process parameter relationships and equipment functions.

Types of trainings conducted include: communication, team building, leadership, behavior modification, safety, site specific, time management, security, diversity training, business writing and communication training, time management training, performance coaching, conflict management, handling difficult customers, technical training, job specific training, OJT, software training.

Evaluate ongoing training programs - recommend and implements changes to increase effectiveness and relevancy.

Made contact with vendors for employee participation in outside training programs.

Management of project data and electric documentation.

Took meeting notes, created technical memos, problem statements, and other template-based routines.

Implementation of LMS's. Developed test and visual aids.

Understanding of mechanical and electrical parts, oil and gas terminology, as well as interpretation of drawings and bill of materials.

SKILLS

Computer: Master in using of MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Access), Ovation, Adobe Suite (Captivate, Framemaker, Reader), Articulate Storyline, Camtasia, Educational Software, Radiant Software, multimedia technology, JSIMS incident reporting. LMS’s (blackboard, moodle, degreed, etc.)

Proficient in development and conducting of training curriculum from start to finish. Proficient in conducting needs analysis, as well as implementing and managing LMS's. Knowledge of multiple Adult Learning theories and practices. (Addie, Kirkpatrick, Self-directed learning, Blended Learning, Transformational learning, etc.)



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