Learning and Development Specialist
Fort Collins or Denver, CO

About the Role:

The Learning and Development Specialist drives a learning organization mindset to improve employee growth, development, and productivity. They assess company-wide developmental needs, identify suitable training solutions, implement effective methods to educate, and measure progress. This person should have a strong passion for supporting the professional learning and growth of others. 

What you will be doing: 

  • Lead Brinkman University, defining curriculum, and advocating for effective learning opportunities for all employees including safety, technical, behavioral, leadership, and compliance training.
  • Develop technical training objectives and programs for project management and field operations, along with other teams as needed.
  • Partner with managers and subject matter experts to develop high-impact learning programs that align with organizational priorities.
  • Partner with human resources to assess employee career development and performance needs and define resources and processes to support improvement.
  • Manages the preparation of effective course materials, utilizing a variety of media to support learning. 
  • Manage learning management system (LMS) to maintain a record of training activity, including training sessions, course communication, registration, completion, and measurement of training hours and learning metrics.
  • Conduct follow-up assessments of training programs to evaluate and measure results and make necessary adjustments as needed.
  • Identify and evaluate appropriate external training-related vendors, consultants, and partners.
  • Build an external network of training professionals and resources to gauge and benchmark BCI against other companies’ learning and development programs. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Confident leadership presence and effective presentation skills.
  • Skilled in evaluating, designing, developing, and implementing effective training options.  
  • Understanding of different learning styles and how to structure training to accommodate all styles. 
  • Ability to establish relationships and build trust with learners. 

Qualifications – Desired Education & Experience: 

  • Construction industry experience strongly preferred.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational development or related field, or equivalent level of proven hands-on learning & development experience required; Masters’ degree preferred.
  • 7-10 years experience in a corporate learning & development role, preferably within the construction industry
  • 5 years of experience creating, designing, and implementing employee development programs and training content
  • Certified Professional or Associate Professional in Talent Development credential preferred.

What we offer: 

  • Our acclaimed Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • A generous Open Paid Leave Program and paid parental leave. 
  • Flexible benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance. 
  • 401(k) match 
  • Competitive compensation, cash bonuses, spot-bonuses 
  • Mileage reimbursement 
  • We are committed to making a positive impact in the communities where we live, work, and play through our Volunteer Time Off program.

Salary: Minimum of $75,000 annually. Salary is commensurate with skills, experience, and education. 

This information is provided in compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act and is the company's good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation range and benefits offered for this position. Brinkman Construction also makes internal equity a consideration in all pay decisions.

About Us:
With offices in both Fort Collins and Denver, Brinkman Construction is a 100% employee-owned company with projects spanning the entire Front Range. Since our founding in 2005, we have been the recipient of industry accolades including Entrepreneur of the Year, Small Business of the Year, Best Commercial Builder Runner-Up, and innumerable project-based awards.

We are:
Honest and Ethical
Relationship Focused
Forward Thinking
All In 

At Brinkman Construction, we are driven to build.