Learning Content Developer - Electric Utilities

  • Full-time

Company Description

Do you thrive in a fun and challenging work environment? Do you want to work with interesting people who support your success? Do you have a passion for working with Architecture, Engineering and Construction learning content?  Go ahead… keep reading!

 ASCENT, a division of Rand Worldwide, is the leading developer of high-quality professional training and knowledge products for engineering software applications.  ASCENT is unique in the CAD and BIM marketplace for having made a very significant investment in developing innovative solutions for Education services. No other organization can match the dedication to training solution development in terms of mission, focus, investment, and personnel. We are not constrained to a one-solution-fits-all approach, but instead work with our clients to find the right solution. Our clients and partners have selected ASCENT’s training curriculum over others because of the instructional quality and ASCENT’s ability to customize to meet specific requirements.

Job Description

We are seeking a Learning Content Developer to work for the learning content development team of ASCENT.  The position is responsible for developing and maintaining learning content focused on the Spatial Business System’s Automated Utility Design (AUD) and Substation Design Suite (SDS) engineering and design software used by electric, gas, and water utilities, telecom organizations, and AEC (architecture, engineering, construction) firms. The content is utilized for both web-based and instructor-led training.  

As a Learning Content Developer, you will create impact by:

  • Creating new learning content for print and eLearning products offered for global sales
  • Updating existing learning content to encompass new and enhanced functionality in current releases of the software tools
  • Creating client-specific custom learning content
  • Supporting our sales teams by fielding technical questions related to the learning content
  • Supporting our sales teams with assessments of client learning needs and proposal creation
  • Creating blog posts showcasing your breadth of knowledge and the capabilities of our team
  • Leading webcasts that demonstrate the quality and effectiveness of our learning content



About You

  • A post-secondary education in an engineering discipline, or strong technical knowledge
  • A general understanding of the Electric Distribution, Transmission, and Substation design domains.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience using software products from Autodesk, including but not limited to AutoCAD, AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, and Inventor.
  • Experience using or familiarity with software products from Spatial Business Systems (SBS), including but not limited to Automated Utility Design (AUD) and Substation Design Suite (SDS) would be an asset.
  • Excellent English writing skills, such as those used in developing learning content or documentation is essential
  • Experience coaching or teaching others is preferred

Other requirements to be successful in the role:

  • Strong organizational, problem solving, and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented self-starter, with the ability to stay focused on tasks, manage projects and meet deadlines
  • Team player, with the ability to collaborate across the organization
  • Very strong interpersonal skills with a sincere desire to make a difference for our customers






Additional Information


Additional Information

Visit us at http://www.rand.com for more information.

We celebrate employment equity and diversity! We encourage applications from all qualified individuals and do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state, provincial or local laws

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, but only those applicants who are to be considered will be contacted. You must be authorized to work in The U.S. or Canada for any employer without company sponsorship