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The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development, COAD, has the following full-time position available – location: Athens OH

Training Specialist

Duties/Responsibilities: The Training Specialist is responsible for ensuring a quality training experience for all of COAD’S in-state and out-of-state customers.  The Training Specialist will assist with providing a high-quality energy conservation based curriculum.  Continuous improvement of course curriculum will be accomplished through field evaluations and educational comparative assessments.


  •     2 Years of hands-on experience working with HVAC, Weatherization, or Building Diagnostics in residential structures.
  •     Good reading and technical writing skills
  •     Experience with power tools
  •     Ability to lift 60lbs 40 inches above the floor
  •     Ability to move freely, work & provide brief instruction in confined spaces such as a crawl space or an attic in a residential structure, multi-family dwellings, or a mobile home.
  •     Ability to communicate with people on all socio-economic levels.
  •     Attend meetings, seminars, and job-related training.
  •     Possess a valid Ohio driver license, dependable transportation, and vehicle liability insurance and be insurable through COAD’s insurance policy.
  •     Willing to travel both in and out of state for a week at a time.

High School Diploma, some college preferred

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint is a plus.

Resume with cover letter and 3 references must be received by Friday 2/1/19 by mail or email to:

Human Resources Manager
Archie Spangler
PO Box 787
Athens, Ohio 45701
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COAD is an equal opportunity employer/provider of services.