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Electrical Apprenticeship Instructor - (full-time; San Diego, CA) Updated 6-25-2020

Lead Electrician Apprenticeship Instructor – (full-time; Fresno, CA) Posted 6-25-20


 

Full-Time Electrical Apprenticeship Instructor - San Diego 

Job Description:

The qualified applicant will be involved in a fast-paced, educational setting, instructing Apprentices, trainees, certified electricians or other Journeymen, Foreman or Supervisors in the electrical industry. Instructor should have experience, expertise, and the ability to effectively instruct in Commercial and Residential electrical systems. Instructors will be responsible for supporting curriculum development, research, and ongoing maintenance of courseware content. Provide support to students and fellow staff members, work in a lab setting and/or with lab boards providing hands-on instruction and keep lab and board maintained and lab inventory current. Stress importance of safety and instruct all facets of required safety within instructional material. Keep accurate records of student achievement, and an ability to maintain discipline in a classroom setting.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of the NEC, and pertinent City or State inspection requirements
  • A thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in installing and repairing electrical wiring systems, controls and electrical machinery and equipment in buildings, programmable logic controllers, and construction site wiring
  • An understanding of AC/DC electronics/electricity, mathematics from basic right-angle trigonometry, solid state and digital electronics
  • Five (5) years of verifiable work experience in the field within the electrical construction industry
  • Must meet the established requirements for State post-secondary faculty teachers credential or the position to attain credential within one (1) year of start of employment and prior teaching experience desirable
  • Successfully have passed the California State Certification Exam, or the ability to attain within the next six (6) months: General Electrician and Residential if instructing within specific program

If you have a passion for coaching or teaching in the electrical trade,  WECA will provide you with excellent training to become a great educator.

Submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you're a good fit for the position, as well as your salary requirements to hr@goweca.com. We look forward to hearing from you.


 

Full-Time Lead Electrician Apprenticeship Instructor – Fresno, CA

 

Job Summary: The qualified applicant will be involved in a fast-paced, educational setting, instructing Apprentices, trainees, certified electricians or other Journeymen, Foreman or Supervisors in the electrical industry. The Lead Instructor should have experience, expertise, and the ability to effectively instruct in Commercial and Residential electrical systems. Instructor will be responsible for supporting curriculum development, research, and ongoing maintenance of courseware content. Provide support to students and fellow staff members, work in a lab setting and/or with lab boards providing hands-on instruction and keep lab and board maintained and lab inventory current. Stress importance of safety and instruct all facets of required safety within instructional material. Keep accurate records of student achievement, and an ability to maintain discipline in a classroom setting.

Essential Functions:

  1. Key support to Training Director and feedback on classroom, curriculum and industry related issues;
  2. Expected to continuously assist in the development of curriculum and assessment opportunities
  3. Contributes to decisions about or helps in development of curriculum and supplemental classes;
  4. Expected to align materials and resources to curriculum outcomes.
  5. Helps stay abreast of industry trends and shares new key concepts with other instructional staff;
  6. Responsible for working with team members to set and achieve goals through training and mentorship;
  7. Responsible for orientation and training of new instructors;
  8. A mentor and support for all instructors by leading by example;
  9. Acts as funnel for instructor input and ideas, gather consensus and support before authorizing further effort;
  10. Overall management, inventory and continuous organization of labs
  11. Conducts tours of training facilities as needed
  12. Encourages and promotes relationships with industry partners;
  13. Liaison between colleagues, staff administrators, students and contractors.
  14. Expected to participate and attends Apprenticeship events;
  15. Helps coordinate special projects
  16. Ability to work an extended schedule when required
  17. Coordinate classroom usage, storage, facility start-up/shut-down, maintenance and repair (where applicable)
  18. Keep IT abreast of any issues concerning networks or computers, facilitate any IT changes to computers in remote sites.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

The successful employee in this position will possess a combination of formal training and employment in the electrical construction and educational fields to include:

  1. Instructor must have demonstrated the ability to fulfill all requirements of the Apprenticeship Instructor job description before being considered for a Lead position, including but not limited to:
  • Working knowledge of the NEC, and pertinent City or State inspection requirements

  • A thorough knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in installing and repairing electrical wiring systems, controls and electrical machinery and equipment in buildings, programmable logic controllers, and construction site wiring

  • An understanding of AC/DC electronics/electricity, mathematics from basic right-angle trigonometry, solid state and digital electronics

  • Five (5) years of verifiable work experience in the field within the electrical construction industry

  • Must meet the established requirements for State post-secondary faculty teachers credential or the position to attain credential within one (1) year of start of employment and prior teaching experience desirable

  • Successfully have passed the California State Certification Exam, or the ability to attain within the next six (6) months: General Electrician and Residential if instructing within specific program

  1. Typically, a tenured teaching professional who has excellent teaching and leadership skills and seen as a role model.
  2. Possess leadership skills and working collaboratively with others as demonstrated by their ability to create, develop and implement strategic projects that they initiate.
  3. Has a history of serving as a resource to supervisor, the Apprenticeship and Training Trustees and administration to implement continuous improvement goals.
  4. Serves on relevant community agencies as needed
  5. Instructor should have experience, expertise, and the ability to effectively instruct all years of the Commercial, Residential, and Low Voltage (VDV) systems.

 Submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you're a good fit for the position, as well as your salary requirements to hr@goweca.com. We look forward to hearing from you.