Unclassified Employment Opportunities

Position: Heavy Equipment/Construction Instructor - Adjunct
Department: Workforce Development
Reports To: Director of Workforce Development

Position Summary
The Heavy Equipment/Construction Instructor will be responsible for teaching students heavy equipment operations and construction. Skilled in the operation of a bulldozer, excavator and skid-steer, the Heavy Equipment/Construction Instructor will train individuals on the safety and operation of this equipment as it relates to the heavy construction industry.

Demonstrated Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The ideal candidate must have the ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students, employees, and our local community, one in which every individual feels respected and valued. The Heavy Equipment/Construction Instructor must demonstrate cultural humility and the ability to work with a college community with diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with disabilities and veterans.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare lessons designed to teach students the safety, tools and techniques needed in the heavy construction field.
  • Be able to teach students how to operate a bulldozer, excavator and skid-steer.
  • Be able to teach students the safety and techniques needed heavy construction industry.
  • Be able to assess students’ progress in the development of knowledge and skills.
  • Keep accurate records of attendance and assessments.
  • Comply with all requirements of the NCCER curriculum for certification.
  • Be able to teach at night and on weekends.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Journeyman level in heavy equipment/construction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • NCCER Certified Instructor in Heavy Construction.
  • 5 years of experience with references.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to operate a bulldozer, excavator and skid-steer.
  • Ability to teach others how to operate safety use and operate a bulldozer, excavator and skid- steer.
  • Ability to teach others the knowledge needed to pass the NCCER assessments in heavy construction to obtain certification.
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.

Physical Demands: When Applicable

  • Ability to work in excess of 40 hours a week, which may include nights and weekends.
  • Ability to operate a computer and standard office equipment.
  • Ability to carry <25 lbs., stand, sit, reach, bend, climb, reach and push/pull

To apply, send cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three professional references to: resumes@nunez.edu (put Heavy Equipment/Construction Instructor in the subject line)

All applications are confidential, and references will not be contacted without the expressed authorization of the applicant.

It is the policy of Nunez Community College not to discriminate based on sex, creed, color, race, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or disability in its educational programs, activities, or employment policies as required by Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments and other Federal and State anti-discrimination laws.