Instructional Designer

The future you want is within reach.


At PCL, we build the places where life happens and find camaraderie in the process. We're a community of builders committed to building better communities. That's why we're always looking ahead, and not just to the next project or what's next in our industry.


We're also looking at what's next for you and how we can help you build a career you're proud of. You will contribute to our team by using proven instructional design and course development experience to translate business needs into learning solutions. In-depth knowledge of learning trends and delivery methods (including web-based and multi-media technologies) will further enable success in this role.


Here's how an Instructional Designer for our Edmonton NAHQ office contributes to our team:


  • Applies adult learning methodologies to deliver instructor-led courses or programs. 
  • Collaborates with subject matter experts (SMEs) to design and develop curricula. 
  • Assesses the needs of the participants and modifies instructional strategies. 
  • Uses rapid authoring tools to develop e-learning to support instructor-led courses or programs. 
  • Develops standards and evaluates courses or programs, and implements revisions to improve quality. 
  • Provides company-wide support and consultation services on all matters related to learning and development initiatives at PCL. 
  • Completes the analysis, design, development, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of entry-level to intermediate behavioral and technical courses or programs. 
  • Managers the preparation of course materials, including pre- and post-course work. 
  • Researches and applies best practices and industry trends. 
  • Monitors and assess learners’ development and assesses their learning. 
  • Acts as project lead for assigned initiatives and programs and applies the principles of project and time management to track tasks/deadlines for self and a small team. 
  • Develops and maintains strong, customer-focused relationships with all stakeholders. 


  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline preferred. 
  • 5 years of progressive experience with training delivery and/or facilitation in a corporate environment preferred. 
  • Understanding of adult learning theory and practices. Various instructional design approaches, instruction methodologies, and learner-centric design and learning solutions and new developments. 
  • Ability to deliver an instructor-led course to a diverse group of participants with varying knowledge, experience, and backgrounds. 
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment in a highly matrixed organization. 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational skills, high level of detail orientation, and ability to multitask and prioritize conflicting deadlines. Has project management experience. 
  • Knowledge of organizational change-management methodologies an asset. Intermediate-level business acumen and understanding of industry practices and new developments. 
  • Ability to research and analyze information. 
  • Ability to develop and form relationships and gain the confidence of learners to ensure effective facilitation. 
  • Experience designing and implementing new courses and or programs. 

PCL is an innovative, employee-owned company comprised of people who find passion in their profession and take pride in doing great work every day. Our work powers the infrastructure and utilities that are essential to daily life and our projects are the scene of vacations, careers, education and healing. We are consistently ranked among the best companies to work for because we are committed to supporting and developing our teams.

The PCL Companies celebrate diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating equitable opportunities and an inclusive environment for all employees and applicants. We make employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or veteran status.

Should you require an accommodation during the application process, please contact us at with the position and location you are interested in.


Safety is a core value that guides everything we do. As such, all PCL salary and student employees based in Canada are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees may request an exemption due to medical condition(s) and other applicable human rights grounds.

Together, we can build success and a better future. Let’s get started!


Target Start Date: 06/20/2022  

Employee Status: Regular Full-Time   

Company: PCL Constructors Inc. 

Primary Location: Edmonton, Alberta (Corporate) 

Job: Instructional Designer

Requisition: 1569