Welding Technology Instructor

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Hartsville is accepting résumés and taking applications for the position of Welding Technology instructor at the Main Campus.  See the attached position announcement and employment application.

Application Deadline

06/11/2021

Required Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma or GED required; Post-secondary diploma or A.A.S.
Have a minimum of five (5) years successful work experience in welding and/or related fields. 
Must be a good communicator with effective verbal and written skills; computer skills required.
Ability to interact with adult and high school students.
Be willing to maintain personal, state-of-the-art credentialing and certification in applicable emerging technology.
Must possess good oral and written communication skills; have the ability to deal pleasantly and tactfully with customers.
Be willing to learn and use individualized instructional techniques.
Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal working relationship with students, faculty, staff and general public.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-secondary diploma or A.A.S. in Welding Technology or related field with AWS, CWE, CWI and NCCER certifications preferred.  Curriculum preparation preferred.

Teaching and robotic weld station programming experience preferred.

Able to organize and provide theoretical and practical instructional activities to enable students to become AWS SENSE certified.

Responsibilities

This position is responsible for individualized instruction in all phases of the Welding Technology program.  Other duties include coordinating curriculum updates, student record keeping, industry and student recruitment, placement and follow-up of program graduates and program budgeting.  Teach all aspects of the Welding Technology curricula including gas metal arc (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), shielded metal arc (STICK), oxyacetylene fusion (GAS), inner shield welding, flux core welding, flame cutting, brazing and soldering.  Must be able to provide related instruction in metallurgy; blueprint reading; welding symbols; fitting and fabrication; and robotic welding.  Physically able to lift, stoop, stand and walk to demonstrate and perform all job duties required. Monitor, grade and evaluate individual student progress.  Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.  Assist in recruitment and placement of students.  Maintain good public relations with business and industry.  Performs related work and other duties as assigned.

Skills

Gas metal arc (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), shielded metal arc (STICK), oxyacetylene fusion (GAS), inner shield welding, flux core welding, flame cutting, brazing and soldering.  Must be able to provide related instruction in metallurgy; blueprint reading; welding symbols; fitting and fabrication; and robotic welding.  Physically able to lift, stoop, stand and walk to demonstrate and perform all job duties required.

Salary Range

Commensurate with education and experience according to Tennessee Board of Regent guidelines.