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Heavy Equipment Diesel, Instructional Assistant 2

Linn-Benton Community College
Oregon, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 28, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Full Time
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Posting Number: 0601129-C Position Type: Classified Special Notes to Applicants:
This position has been extended to increase the applicant pool.

LBCC values a work life balance. Here are some benefits of working at LBCC :
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance for employee and dependents (premiums currently paid at 100%)
  • Tuition waiver for you and your dependents
  • Prorated sick leave, personal leave, and paid holidays based upon annual workload.
  • Public Employees Retirement eligibility after 6 months ( LBCC pays the six percent employee contribution)
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more information, please LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy or the Classified Association Agreement .
Position Title: Heavy Equipment Diesel, Instructional Assistant 2 Division/Department: Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology Location Advanced Transportation Technology Center, Lebanon, OR Job Summary:
Assists and supports heavy equipment and diesel technology instructor(s) in providing one-to-one instruction to individual students. Supports the department with lab maintenance, organization, parts and supply ordering, and day-to-day operations of setup for demonstrations and labs.

Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience: Position requires an AA/AS degree in diesel, auto, or related technical discipline or equivalent industry experience in similar field. Competency in machining, welding, heavy equipment, auto mechanics, diesel repair (all components), fluid and pneumatic systems or equivalent technical area. Minimum of two years full-time related industry experience that may have resulted in a recognized industry certification.

Certificates and Licenses: Requires valid Oregon driver’s license. Commercial driver’s license is preferred. Welding certification is preferred. Must attain industrial lift truck certification within 30 days of employment.

Knowledge and Skills: Must have a working knowledge of instructional techniques and skills sufficient to instruct and tutor students on an informal level. Considerable technical knowledge in the specific laboratory areas of diesel, heavy equipment, auto mechanics, metals, welding, hand tools, fabrication, and other related items. Requires working knowledge of safety practices, OSHA regulations, and operation of shop equipment and vehicles. Basic computer competency. Strong communication and organizations skills are required.

Abilities: Ability to set up and maintain laboratory and equipment in a safe, clean, and functional manner is required. Requires the ability to independently set up student projects as assigned. Must be able to work independently and willing to take initiative. Must be able to instruct students in the use of industry equipment and supplies, and personal protective equipment. Ability to weld using oxy-fuel equipment. Ability to work with students one-to-one and in small groups. Must be able to communicate in both classroom/lab settings and departmental settings. Must possess the ability to work as a team member with other instructional assistants and across the Advanced Transportation Technology Department. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications:
Training received in the community college is preferred. Course work in diesel technology is preferred and related metals course work or training. A minimum of one year experience working with training employees in the industry is desirable. ASE certification is preferred. Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Work pressures, disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Changes in the performance environment require occasional upgrading of skills. Working conditions may be somewhat disagreeable requiring occasional exposure to safety hazards, and noise extremes.

Learned physical skills are required to operate equipment and tools. Position involves frequent bending, standing, kneeling, reaching below and above shoulders, and lifting objects weighing up to 50 lbs. while performing job duties.

Essential Duties:
  1. Assists or tutors students in completing assigned lab activities by engaging students in active questioning and learning. Ensures students have requisite knowledge and skills to complete assigned work. May work with students one on one on projects. May include developing individualized materials and resources to assist students in reaching needed skill sets.
  2. Prepares labs by setting up the correct materials, tools, training aides, and machines. May assist staff in developing instructional materials and administering exams.
  3. In absence of instructor, may teach classes for the program.
  4. Observes and enforces all safety procedures and equipment usage. Updates safety procedures, practices, and maintains current, organized MSDS information. Maintains records for fire, safety and waste streams.
  5. Maintains assigned work areas of the lab in a clean and safe condition, including keeping the shop clean and organized. Performs regular maintenance to equipment and machines, or coordinates needed repairs with outside vendors.
  6. Maintains shop resources including parts storage, supplies, tools, and equipment needed for lab instruction, and in designing and building training aids. Places orders, obtains bids and purchases items according to college policies.
  7. Coordinates projects entering the shop.
  8. May Helps organize contests pertaining to industry, such as FFA Ag and regional skills contest.
  9. May oversee work of one or more work-study employees.
  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Applicant Instructions:
Applicant Instructions

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Academic Transcript (if needed to meet min qualifications)

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “ Academic Transcript Information ” on the Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date: 09/27/2021 Full-time or Part-time 188 days, Full-time .767 FTE Academic Year (Contracted with Benefits) Number of hours/week: 40 Posting Date: 09/28/2021 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: Yes Salary Grade 16 Salary/Rate
$21.63 per hour plus comprehensive benefits . Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
  2. If you selected other above, please specify the website or other resource from which you learned of the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Academic Transcript 2
  2. Academic Transcript 3
  3. Academic Transcript 4
  4. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4

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