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Part time Instructional Laboratory Assistant Welding

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Posting Details

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Posting Number: 0601560
Position Title: Part time Instructional Laboratory Assistant Welding
Position is: Part Time
Position Type: Faculty Position (Full Time/Part Time)
Department/Ofc.: Vocational Technology
Position Description:

Washtenaw Community College is currently seeking qualified candidates to assist faculty in the welding laboratory. This position is part-time, up to 20hrs per week for the Fall, Winter and Spring Summer semesters.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
• Must possess the ability to demonstrate to student body the following welding/cutting processes:
o SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, PAC, Oxy-Fuel welding and cutting, soldering and brazing
• Observe, coach and assist students in the completion of homework assignments, lab assignments, and class projects
• Setup and breakdown demonstrations and assist with laboratory activities as assigned by the department’s instructors
• Be able to operate an overhead crane and forklift
• Under the direction of the supervisor, train and oversee support staff
• Assist with inventory procurement and manage the department’s classroom, laboratory and maintenance supplies via scan tool and related software
• Support instructor’s needs by carrying out tasks and requests as assigned by department’s instructors
• Assist with the recruiting of students, may include visiting high schools to promote program, etc.
• Assist with all required classroom/lab assignments, presentations and student handout creation
• Assist with promotional events and competitions
• Understand the department’s course curriculum and objectives and relay info to students when needed
• Maintain lab and classrooms to ensure a safe work environment for students and staff
• Maintain department inventory levels for all associated lab and classroom tools and supplies
• Maintain, troubleshoot and at times repair all laboratory equipment in the event of breakdown

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
• Associate’s Degree in Welding and Fabrication or related industry
• Hold current welding certification
• Proficient in the following welding/cutting processes: SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, PAC in ferrous and non-ferrous materials and in all positions as well as Oxy-Fuel welding and cutting, soldering and brazing
• Basic computer skills in MS Excel and Word and capable of using a scanning/printing/fax machine
• Demonstrated ability to send and respond professionally to emails
• Current driver’s license
• Ability to lift and transport 50 pounds repeatedly
• Available mornings, afternoons, nights and weekends and for limited travel
• Ability to communicate both written and verbally in a professional manner
• Capable of reading measuring devices and experience with basic fabrication, which include interpreting shop drawings and blue prints, using heavy fab equipment-press brake, saws, shears, ironworker, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

Additional Desirable Qualifications/Endorsements:
• Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)
• Welding Instruction or Weld Training experience
OSHA Hi-Lo License

Posting Date: 10/06/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Salary/Hourly Rate: 19.49
Salary Comments:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Washtenaw Community College website
    • MIHERC (Michigan Higher Education Consortium)
    • Pure MI Talent
    • Hire Veterans First
    • Indeed
    • LinkedIn
    • Glassdoor
    • Ann Arbor MLIVE
    • Ladders
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Community College Times/AACC
    • Community College Week
    • Diversity Jobs
    • IM Diversity
    • Career Builder
    • Craigs List
    • Other
  2. If Other please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you possess at least an Associates degree in the related field of the welding and fabrication industry?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you possess a current welding certification?
    • Yes
    • No

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts 1
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