• Must know, or when necessary, acquaint themselves with the theory, regulations and standards for the safe operation of common electrical equipment found fossil fuel power plants.
• Ability to teach technical/theory training topics utilizing existing curriculum. Examples include:
– Basic Energy Concepts, Circuit Fundamental, Generators, Motors, Breakers, Transformers, Electrical Print Reader, etc.
• Needs to have knowledge of common equipment used in workshops and industrial environments both stationary and mobile. Examples include: Overhead hoisting equipment, forklifts, pumps, valves, hand/power tools, etc. Also, the ability to interpret and familiarize students, concerning the operator safety manual, warning decals, and placards.
• Possesses the ability to recognize and protect against potential hazards.
• Understands manufacturer’s guidelines for proper/improper use and application of the equipment.
• Knows the consequences of improper use and application of the equipment.
• Has a good safety record that is based on consistent implementation of the rules.
• Possesses good communication and presentation skills when speaking with groups or individuals.
• Knows and understands the teaching methods and learning styles of adult learners.
• Be able to obtain acknowledgement from the student that he/she can implement the training.
• Has the ability to deliver training in a manner and language appropriate to ensure understanding by the audience.
• Possesses a concern for the welfare of others so trainers can serve as a safety advocate.
• Be intuitive and perceptive with people, i.e., can “read” the audience.
• Works in a confident and honest manner with people.