16 days old


Cupertino Electric
San Jose, California
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

About you…

You are a master at turning verbal instruction into visual guidance. You’re creative, innovative and a little bit of a technology geek… or maybe a lot. You’re a natural born problem solver, collaborator and are passionate about your work. Your number one focus is on creating impact. You feel successful when others in the organization are successful.

If that sounds like you, read on…

About us…

For more than 60 years, corporations, utility companies, developers and high-tech leaders have relied on Cupertino Electric (CEI) to design and execute first-of-their-kind electrical systems. Our history of delivering technically-complex projects fast--without compromising quality or safety--means that we are usually the first call when project failure is not an option. We build the infrastructure that powers forward-looking companies to realize their vision.

When it comes to people, CEI employs collaborative and caring professionals. Our people are our product. So the hiring, development and promotion of our people is priority number one. Not sure? Click here to find out more about who we are.


The position…

The Instructional Designer at CEI is responsible for turning knowledge into power. They collaborate with internal subject matter experts and team members to design, develop and deliver innovative learning programs that support all areas of the business. This role is ultimately responsible for incorporating adult learning principles and current best practice instructional design theory while crafting content that conveys ideas and processes in an impactful, engaging and memorable way, and that teaches learners to solve real business problems.


  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to enhance the employee experience throughout the development and delivery of instructional products and programs
  • Work collaboratively with the Learning and Development team defining design specifications and instructional strategy for assigned projects
  • Act as the owner of the product’s design, development style, content execution, and instructional standards
  • Participate in the design and integration of Learning and Development best practices into a comprehensive curriculum for each org function; ensure each course can be modularized and marketed to different employee groups as needed
  • Innovate social learning opportunities and drive awareness for collaboration and networking capabilities where resources can share, learn and develop their skills in a collaborative model
  • Develop cross-functional relationships that allow establishment and management of education plans to proactively implement anticipated changes
  • Prioritize concurrent projects to ensure on-time and accurate delivery of all content
  • Participate in the on-going refinement of team standards and processes



  •  Work with subject matter experts to ensure the accuracy of material
  • Rapidly and iteratively create impactful and engaging instructor-led and self-paced course content, such as instructor-led courses instructional guides, performance support tools, e-Learning tutorials, software simulations, learning assessments, and webinars
  • Write learning objectives and modules of content that ensure mastery of learning objectives, including but not limited to knowledge checks, quizzes, exercises, scripts, storyboards, simulations, or games
  • Design blended learning solutions that maximize learning efficiency
  • Create and develop e-Learning modules using CEI’s preferred authoring tools (Articulate Storyline, Adobe Illustrator, Camtasia, etc.)
  • Ensure that materials are consistent with other CEI messaging, and documentation, such as online help, user guides, and video tutorials
  • Review and edit training content and documentation for clarity and alignment with Knowledge Management materials suitable at various levels within the organization
  • Conduct on-going content reviews to ensure that materials are up to date, accurate, effective, and meet the training needs of the audience
  • Standardize content across platforms and media
  • Leverage personal and professional experience to bring new opportunities for content and resource development
  • Stay current with e-Learning and classroom training trends and recommend other training media, methods, and approaches to ensure learning environments are relevant and attractive to learners
  • Self-motivated to achieve departmental and strategic learning goals
  • Other projects and responsibilities may be added at the manager’s discretion



  • Bachelor’s degree desired; or equivalent education and/or related work experience
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in designing, delivering, and maintaining training programs
  • Instructional Design certification preferred; e-Learning Instructional Design certification preferred; Other professional Learning and Development certifications (ATD, DDI, etc.) a plus


  • Proven experience in designing training materials in a corporate setting
  • Skilled in instructional design methodologies such as ADDIE/SAM/AGILE or a rapid instructional design methodology
  • Competent in measurement and evaluation of training initiatives
  • Ability to assimilate and organize content into meaningful training delivered in various media
  • Prior development of e-Learning using Articulate or other authoring software
  • Experience managing multiple projects under tight time constraints
  • Knowledge of a variety of training delivery systems; classroom, online, web based etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of training technologies such as mobile apps, interactive polling websites, and games
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and project management skills
  • Translating written content into visual aids (graphics, animations, interactive charts and graphs, video-based scenarios)
  • Excellent communication skills are a must, including the ability to gather and clarify requirements, present solutions and convey value, manage expectations, and deliver great customer care
  • Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams to achieve business and project goals while managing multiple priorities
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ability to maintain effectiveness and professionalism when experiencing change in work tasks and/or the work environment
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite/O365


Posted: 2018-10-04 Expires: 2018-11-03

Cupertino Electric

Our people are driven, energetic professionals with expertise in a variety of areas: engineering, estimating, construction management, accounting and finance, human resources, information technology, marketing and legal. Our union field electricians, foremen and superintendents are hired in partnership with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW).

Headquartered in San Jose, California, we have satellite offices in San Francisco, Southern California, and Arizona, plus several project sites across the country.

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