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Walla Walla Community College
Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 26, 2024

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Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2 (Welding)

Walla Walla Community College

Salary: $3,537.00 - $4,602.00 Monthly

Job Type:

Job Number: 2024-255N

Location: Walla Walla, WA


Closing: Continuous

Join our team to help inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services.


Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) is seeking applicants for a full-time Instruction & Classroom Support Technician 2 (Welding) at the Walla Walla campus.

At Walla Walla Community College, we inspire all students to discover their potential and achieve their goals by providing relevant, equitable, and innovative learning opportunities and services. We have identified three core themes that describe the fundamental aspects of the College's mission by translating it into practice: Student Success, Strong Communities, and Resource Stewardship. As an organization, we value learning opportunities, a sense of community, diversity, health and humor, excellence, integrity, teamwork, innovation, personal and professional growth, and sustainability.

General Responsibilities:

The Instructional & Classroom Support Tech 2 assists instructors with daily tasks involved in the educational welding setting. This includes instructing and monitoring safety procedures involved in the various welding processes, and operation of fabrication machinery. In addition, Instructional Tech will help with lab housekeeping, set-up, and hands on demonstrations to assure program students have the tools and help available to safely and successfully meet each day's instructional goal. Position also aids instructors with continuous Welding lab configuration updates and machine maintenance to ensure efficient instruction. This is to be a collaborative role with the welding instructors.

Essential Functions:

Safety monitoring, and hands on demonstrations

  • Assisting students with safety procedures, and welding processes including, but not limited to Oxyfuel Welding/Cutting, PAC, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, CNC cutting, operation of fabrication equipment.

  • Machine Maintenance
  • Performing routine preventative maintenance, including, but not limited to greasing moving parts, cleaning and dusting out, changing fluids, and monitoring the successful operation of Welding, and fabrication equipment.

  • House keeping
  • Monitoring and performing housekeeping in the form of sweeping, spill cleanup, and leads/cable rollup. Maintaining a safe working environment.

  • Competencies

  • Ability to understand, follow and apply basic instructional procedures and effectively support the vocational instructor and students.
  • Ability to understand and apply requirements and department policies.
  • Possess skills of the welding program including but not limited to basic competencies.
  • Ability to use various welding program equipment.
  • Ability to recognize the value of cultural, ethnic, gender and other individual differences in people.
  • Ability to build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation and mutual respect.

  • Required Qualifications:
    Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered at the discretion of the college.

  • Associates Degree - Welding Technology or equivalent
  • Demonstrated knowledge of welding industry

  • Preferred/Desired Qualifications:
  • Graduate from Walla Walla Community College Welding Technology
  • WABO qualified Welder
  • Welding industry experience
  • Bilingual Spanish/English

  • You don't check every qualification listed? Please apply anyway! Studies have shown that traditionally marginalized communities - such as women, LGBTQ+ and people of color - are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification - even if they might be a great fit for the role! If you're excited about this opportunity but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every single qualification in the job description, we encourage you to still consider applying.

    Conditions/Terms of Employment

    This classified position is in a bargaining unit for which WPEA Higher Ed is the exclusive representative.

    Work is in a classroom / shop / lab setting with all welding industry hazards inherent to the Trade, including electrical/oxygen/acetenyl/ welding; hazardous spill cleanup; cords and cables; machinery maintenance. This contract position work schedule will typically be Monday through Friday 8-hours each day. During the summer, work schedule is Monday through Thursday 10-hours each day. Daily interaction with instructors, students and the college community.

    The college has an excellent benefit program including medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; paid sick leave; paid vacation leave; and retirement plan. All full-time employees will automatically have 3% of taxable income deferred into the State of Washington Deferred Compensation Program (DCP) unless declined at time of hire. WWCC requires all employees to participate in direct deposit for payment of salary. The college is tobacco free.

    Persons hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of lawful authorization to work in the United States within three (3) days of employment, and successfully complete a probationary period. WWCC participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Candidates will be subject to a criminal history background check as a condition of employment. Information from the background check may not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

    Required Application Materials

    This position is posted as open until filled. For priority consideration applications should be received by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 3, 2024. To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required qualifications and submit a complete application packet that includes the following:

  • Online NEOGOV application
  • Cover letter
    • Provide a cover letter detailing your interest in the Instructional & Classroom Support Technician 2 position in our Welding program. Please describe any professional experience, training, or educational background that makes you an ideal candidate.
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.
  • Unofficial transcripts for application purposes; official transcripts are required prior to an official start date.

  • Please ensure you have attached all required application materials as you will not be able to attach any documents after you have submitted your application. If you have difficulty logging into your account, attaching documents, submitting your application, etc., please call NEOGOV Applicant Support at 1-855-524-5627 or email them directly at

    WWCC reserves the right to not fill this position, reject all applicants, or reopen the position. Applications received during this recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies at the College's discretion.

    Walla Walla Community College is committed to provide equal opportunity and nondiscrimination for all educational and employment applicants as well as for its students and employed staff, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, including gender expression/identity, marital status, age (over 40), the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, the use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, or status as a Vietnam and/or disabled veteran, National Guard member or reservist in accordance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Federal Rehabilitation of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and any other applicable Federal and Washington State laws against discrimination. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need accommodations in the application/employment process, please contact Brooke Marshall, JD/Vice President of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator/Section 504 Compliance (509) 527-4300 - TDD (509) 527-4412, email, address: 500 Tausick Way, Walla Walla WA, 99362.

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