Training Specialist 2

Date: May 9, 2024

Location: Decatur, ALABAMA, US, 35601

Company: United Launch Alliance

Requisition ID: 138

Location: ULA - Decatur 

Relocation: Yes- Relocation may be available 

Travel Requirements: 10% 


At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.


Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world's most experienced and reliable space launch company! Successfully launching more than 155 consecutive missions with 100% mission success doesn't happen by accident. It's a testament to the commitment and dedication of our team of rocket scientists and support employees combined with the systems and processes we use to pull them together. As a ULA employee, you'll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary. Whether you are in college just launching your career, or, have experience and want to come work with the best rocket team in the world, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world. Our team is excited to meet you!

Job Overview & Responsibilities


  • Deliver electrical/mechanical assembly, manufacturing, and safety training programs for all levels of personnel supporting Productions Operations. 
  • Use instructional design methods to update and/or develop instructional materials to include presentations, lesson plans, outlines, exercises, interactions, quick guides, on-the-job training packages, tests, and visual aids, as well as criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.
  • Create e-learning courses with authoring tool(s) for online course development (i.e. Adobe Captivate, Articulate Studio, or other).
  • Collaborate with peers to cross-train and develop/maintain course material.
  • Collaborate with ULA Safety, Health & Environmental, and Material & Process Engineering Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop and/or maintain course material to meet current regulations and documented requirements.
  • Complete rosters and update training events in ULA Learning System.
  • Conduct evaluations for training needs analysis and training effectiveness. 
  • Collaborate with peer instructors to develop in-house programs and practices to identify developmental needs, including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments. 
  • Ability to work independently when required.
  • Keep abreast of training and development research: learning theory, motivation theory, new materials, methods, and techniques. 
  • Requires full-time presence in either Decatur, AL office to provide instructional services to ULA employees. Will required occasional travel to other ULA locations like: Pueblo, CO or Cape Canaveral SFS, FL and may be required and support different shifts.


Required Education



Required Years of Experience

Minimum of 2 years of related work experience


Basic Qualifications

  • Instructional facilitation and proctoring are desired.
  • Safety and technical skill course instructional design and needs analysis.
  • Strong collaboration, time management, and prioritization skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Adobe Captivate
  • Articulate 360

What makes ULA different?

Because we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.


We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including:

  • 401(k) match plus an additional employer contribution
  • Discretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees
  • Generous paid time off
  • Flexible work environments


Additionally, most salaried ULA team members work a "9/80 schedule," meaning they enjoy every other Friday off.


Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.



Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 22 CFR 120.62 (e.g., U.S. Citizen, Lawful Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. See 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).


ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law. 


ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (English / Spanish) and Right to Work Poster (English / Spanish).

Nearest Major Market: Decatur