Construction Instructor

Description/Job Summary
Program Overview

The BCCC Construction program for Industrial Maintenance Mechanics (IMM) includes virtual and in person instruction using National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) curriculum. Instruction is aligned to national standards for maintenance mechanics on the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment in industrial and commercial settings.

This program covers the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for maintenance mechanics, including completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pumps and related building machines based on engineering specifications for equipment. Students learn blueprint reading and troubleshooting with a focus on monitoring and repair of building systems such as boilers, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. Students complete the NCCER Core and Industrial Maintenance Mechanic curriculum and assessments. This includes OSHA-10 safety certification and preparation for the Stationary Engineers Licensing Exam – Grade 5 (optional) as part of the program.

Responsibilities/Duties
Overview of Position
  • Plan, conduct and assess instructional activities both virtually and in person - to include occupational safety, proper use of tools, construction math, blueprint reading, introduction to construction trades, and specific skills industrial maintenance mechanics.
  • Conduct both virtual and in person classroom and construction lab activities based on NCCER curriculum for Construction Core and trade areas, including Industrial Maintenance Mechanic.
  • Maintain educational records, including but not limited to daily class attendance, tools and supply inventory, and tool control logs.
  • Track student achievement by coordinating and administering tests in accordance with NCCER and acceptable reporting procedures.
  • Develop alternative instructions (including on-line delivery) for individualized and independent study and apprenticeship requirements.
  • Coordinate with business and industry partners alignment to current needs and standards related to employment in Baltimore.
  • Provide related information and support for student completion of on-the-job training and/or transition to employment and apprenticeship programs.
Required Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Experience beyond the work experience requirement may be substituted for the degree on a 2 years of experience for 1 year of education basis.
  • Construction Experience (Plumbing, HVAC, Electrical or Maintenance/Engineering)
  • Experience in teaching and/or workforce training and/or apprenticeship programs
  • Knowledge of Construction Apprenticeship programs and Core Curricula from NCCER
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred

Previous experience with the following:

  • Construction trades knowledge with certification and/or licensure in basic construction safety, building trades, maintenance/engineering, and/or apprenticeship;
  • Three (3) years specific construction experience related to plumbing, maintenance, carpentry, electrical, power plant and/or engineering trades;
  • Knowledge of plumbing/HVAC/maintenance systems including monitoring, maintenance, and repair of generators, compressors, pumps and related equipment;
  • Knowledge of building plans and process for inspection of structures to establish the sequence of maintenance installations, monitoring of systems, and all related safety requirements.
  • Experience in Training, Instruction or Supervision of Apprentices.

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