Instructional Assistant - Welding

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 24, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Antelope Valley College


Instructional Assistant - Welding

Salary: $4,133.39 Monthly

Deadline: 10/8/2020 11:59 PM Pacific


Complete job description and application available online at:



Under the direction of the Dean of Technical Education, control parts, tools and supplies in an assigned instructional lab involving automotive, auto body, air conditioning, and/or welding, assist students in a lab setting with technical instructions on the safe use of power equipment and hand tools.  Performs other related duties as may be assigned.



E = indicates essential duties of the position

• Assists students in classroom lecture and lab activities, answer questions and assist with project and worksheets, instruct students in the use of tools, equipment, and safety practices. (E)

• Assists in the administration and grading of projects; assists in the preparation of exam, projects, and worksheets. (E)

• Issues, collect, and inventories tools and supplies; requisition replacements as required; operate and perform preventative maintenance and repair of tools, aircraft and equipment. (E)

• Update and maintain records of attendance and grades according to established procedures. (E)

• Fabricate and construct lab work areas such as paint booths. (E)

• Assists in recruiting students during outreach functions. (E)

• Maintain lab computers current with required data.

• Check out and retrieve tools from students; clean tools, labs, and equipment. (E)

• Assist students in the labs as per Instructors instructions.

• Performs other related duties as may be assigned.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Any combination equivalent to:

• college level course work in assigned area of specialty and

• one year experience (in area of specialty) checking out or working with automotive, auto body, machine shop, air conditioning, and/or welding, tools, parts and equipment.


LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  (Must be able to obtain within first 90 days of employment)

• Valid California driver's license.

• Valid forklift operator's certificate.




Inventory methods, procedures and record-keeping.

• Operation, uses, care, calibration, repair and maintenance of auto body, air conditioning, welding and machine shop tools, parts and equipment.

• Basic record-keeping techniques.

• Technical aspects of field of specialty.

• Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.

• Basic computer operation.



Issue proper tools, materials and equipment needed by students and instructors.

• Maintain security and records for tool room area.

• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students and instructors.

• Perform basic repair and maintenance of department tools, materials, parts and equipment.

• Maintain accurate inventory and repair records.

• Operate a computer terminal to input and retrieve data.

• Make less complex repairs to electrical equipment.

• Read and write at the level required for successful job performance.


WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  Not applicable – no permanent full-time staff to supervise.


CONTACTS: Co-workers, instructors, students, vendors.



Lifting and carrying heavy equipment.

• Pushing and pulling.

• Bending at the waist.

• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment.

• Reaching to demonstrate repair techniques.

• Standing for extended periods of time.



Shop environment.

• Noise and fumes.

• Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

• Working around and with machinery having moving parts.

• Exposure to fumes and gases from vehicle operation and exposure to fluids treated as hazardous waste.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.