A Fall Protection Training Instructor’s primary responsibilities include conducting 1 to 5 day fall protection courses in both a classroom and hands on at our facility in Poulsbo, WA instructors can also expect travel throughout the United States and occasionally abroad. The materials we create, the technology we use and the curriculum we develop for our clients, help position Gravitec instructors as experts in the fall protection industry.

Our team are innovative self-starters who embrace challenge, think big, and bring their own resolute standards of excellence and integrity to every project they work on. As an industry leader for over 35 years, we are looking for people who want to continue to build our diverse portfolio and join our highly skilled staff here in Poulsbo, Washington.

This position might be for you if you:

  • Enjoy helping people solve problems.

  • Are patient and stay calm pressure.

  • Have the ability to build strong relationships and positively influence change.

  • Communicate clearly. You can explain anything to anyone at any level.

  • Are open to hiking the Grand Canyon, seeing behind the scenes of world-renowned theme parks, or surfing the waves in Hawaii.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • The Training Department plays a crucial role in connecting our customers to our full suite of offerings.

  • Delivering group and individual instruction and training covering the technical and operational use of fall protection and rescue equipment.

  • Demonstrating a willingness to learn. Understand and adhere to company fall protection standards, safety programs and policies. This includes participating in fall protection and safety training, implementing safety, recognizing unsafe situations and taking corrective actions.

  • Using course lesson plans to meet instructional goals and learning objectives.

  • Review and recommend improvements to program content and instruction presentation methods.

  • Comfort working at height, this includes rooftops, ladders, towers, wind generators and lifts. Previous at-height, fall protection and/or lift experience is desirable, but not necessary.

  • Frequent travel is required for this opportunity. In this position, you will travel approximately 50% of the time. You will travel both individually and with a team. This requires excellent presentation and communication skills as you will meet with clients to understand their unique needs.

  • Be effective at building collaborative relationships, functioning as part of a team as well as working independently.

Hiring Requirements:

  • Ability to work at height and understand technical subject matter.

  • Ability to climb structure and perform physically demanding rescues and other demonstrations at height.

  • Ability to interact directly with clients deliver instructional training requirements.

  • Confident and articulate in written and verbal communications.

  • Having strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Motivated self-starter.

  • Dependable and consistently on time.

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Current passport or the ability to obtain one.

  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking.

  • Computer and working knowledge of MS Office and a willingness to learn additional software as needed.

  • Previous safety, fall protection, and instruction experience desirable but not necessary.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly compensation between $22 – $35 depending on experience.

  • Medical / Dental / Vision insurance plan. We pay 90% of the monthly premium for employees.

  • 401(k) program with employer match.

  • Paid Vacation – Employees accrue 80 hours of vacation time per year.

  • 7 Paid Holidays – New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and the Friday after Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

  • Paid sick time in accordance with Washington State Law.

If you have any questions, please contact our Human Resources Department for additional information. Gravitec is committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its applicants and employees. We ensure equal opportunities for qualified applicants and employees without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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