United Illuminating Company Technical Training Specialist - Gas in Orange, Connecticut


Headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut, UIL Holdings Corporation (NYSE:UIL) is a diversified energy delivery company serving approximately 725,000 electric and natural gas utility customers in 68 communities across two states, with combined total assets of over $5 billion. UIL Holdings is the parent company for The United Illuminating Company (UI), The Southern Connecticut Gas Company (SCG), Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation (CNG), and The Berkshire Gas Company (Berkshire), each more than 100 years old. UI provides for the transmission and delivery of electricity and other energy related services for Connecticut’s Greater New Haven and Bridgeport areas. SCG and CNG are natural gas distribution companies that serve customers in Connecticut, while Berkshire serves natural gas customers in western Massachusetts. UIL Holdings employs more than 1,900 people in the New England region. UIL Holdings Corporation is looking for an exceptional individual for the Orange, CT Location.


The Technical Training Specialist will organize, plan, schedule, and conduct the necessary technical training for gas employees. This training encompasses both utility mandated as well as advanced technical training. Provides Operator Qualification (OQ) training and testing for both the customer service and distribution departments. Ensures all employees receive the requisite amount of training and testing to perform their job duties. Provides regulatory and job skills training as necessary. Training may include first aid, driver and safety topics. Maintains all training and testing records for gas operations as required. Designs and develops training courses, lesson plans and materials. Works with subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop training programs appropriate to the skills and knowledge required in the business area. Conducts needs analysis to identify gaps in skills and performance, and utilizes a variety of training methods to meet business needs and goals. Assists supervisor and operations supervision to plan annual training. Maintains close contact with operations and safety to coordinate training for each area.


This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Business Management, Behavioral Sciences, Communication or Education and 8-10 years of experience in gas industry operations and construction and/or experience with gas utilization equipment. High School Diploma and 13 years of experience will be considered. Gas industry construction and maintenance experience and Operator Qualification (OQ) Certification is required. Previous main and service installation/maintenance experience preferred. Experience in a training capacity or certification as a Gas OQ Proctor is a plus. Must have strong communication skills and the ability to assess, evaluate, design and conduct effective training programs. Strong knowledge of gas distribution and emergency response is required. Knowledge of gas distribution systems and capable of interpreting maps and records and training employees on same is required.

We are an equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/ individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Job Posting Title: Technical Training Specialist - Gas

Reference Code: EXT-NB50067317-E-04

Contract Type: Full Time

Branch: UIL - 100 Orange

City: Orange