Learning & Development Manager

McCarthy Building Companies

Sacramento, CA
  • McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is America's premier, 100% employee-owned commercial construction company. With offices nationwide, we specialize in a wide range of project types that are as diverse and wide-ranging as the communities in which we build. Our innovative teams collaborate with clients and industry partners throughout the project life cycle, starting in the earliest stages of design, throughout construction and beyond project completion. McCarthy’s reputation for tackling the toughest building challenges starts with our focus on developing high-performing individuals and teams. We do this through our award-winning training programs, a best-in-class Total Rewards benefits program, and a focus on equipping diverse teams of employee owners through a connected and inclusive culture aligned with our values of: Genuine. We, Not I. All In.


    Our Northern California Region is looking to hire a Regional L&D Manager. The position will support our professional staff while working closely with the region’s HR Vice President, Corporate Learning & Development and Regional Leadership team. This position is based out of our Roseville, CA office.

    The candidate will collaborate with the Region’s HR Vice President and work with subject matter experts in the region to identify needs and create development solutions that show measurable results. The candidate will need to engage learners in a classroom, virtually and/or on-the-job through the innovative solutions developed. He/she will also oversee the management of existing training programs including peer group sessions for several job roles.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Partner with Region leadership, region HR Director and Director L&D to identify, create and implement developmental solutions to meet region needs.
    • Develop internal network of SMEs to effectively and efficiently develop and deliver technical and non-technical training content across the region.
    • Ensure region L&D needs are being met by utilizing the following skills:

    Instructional Design:

    • Collaborate and conduct needs assessments with diverse subject matter experts
    • Identify appropriate training approaches
    • Design curriculum, programs, or learning solutions as appropriate
    • Design and develop instructional materials in a variety of learning formats ensuring that learning technologies are leveraged where possible

    Training Delivery:

    • Align training approach with course objectives and learner needs
    • Establish credibility with all audiences: field operations, regional administration, etc.
    • Facilitate learning, encourage participation, and motivate learners
    • Establish trust and credibility with learners through proven methods

    Manage Learning Programs:

    • Prepare for training programs including event planning and organization
    • Select and manage resources, including working with both internal employees and external vendors to develop and deliver training
    • Optimize training processes for efficiency
    • Manage training budget
    • Evaluate courses and make changes based on feedback

    Learning Technology:

    • Use LMS to manage the administration of all training activities and learner data including transcripts, compliance records and certification
    • Develop and test innovative learning solutions within the LMS that provide increased customer value and/or efficiency
    • Design, develop, and deliver learning events using standard McCarthy and industry learning tools
    • Provide administrative and customer service support when needed

    Training Support:

    • Partner with Regional Human Resources team to ensure alignment with business needs, region/company initiatives and/or development support
    • Collaborate with Corporate L&D and the extended Learning and Development team on solution development strategy, leverage existing solutions and resources and LMS capabilities
    • Monitor training activities, manage content and provide recommendations for all training solutions based on business needs
    • Develop and maintain regional communications such as LMS updates and schedules and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources
    • Develop solutions for ad hoc projects and initiatives in support of regional needs
    • Occasional travel within the region to jobsites, meetings and training events


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or Education related field preferred
    • Proven experience designing, developing, and facilitating training in a business setting
    • Demonstrated project management experience and ability to prioritize activities
    • Ability to assess skills and knowledge and determine what developmental solution is needed
    • Knowledge and experience in instructional design
    • Independently motivated with proven ability to follow through on initiatives
    • Highly engaging and collaborative style in working cross-functionally
    • Design and development of instructional materials in a variety of media
    • Ability to encourage participation and motivate learners
    • Flexibility to deliver training in all formats: classroom, virtual, on-the-job, synchronous, asynchronous, etc.
    • Ability to travel within region with occasional overnight stay
    • The technical aptitude or experience to work with an LMS, online development tools, and key Microsoft Office tools


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