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Welding Instructor/
Facility Maintenance Technician

A full-time position for AIDT at the Montgomery Regional Workforce Training Center (MRWTC) located in Montgomery, Alabama.

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE:
May 10, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
May 31, 2024

PROJECTED START DATE:
August 1, 2024

All resumes (mailed or electronic) must be received no later than 1:00 p.m. on May 31, 2024 to be considered.

SYNOPSIS
MRWTC NCCER Welding Instructor:
This is a full-time salaried position with AIDT. A person in this position must be able to design, develop, coordinate, and instruct technical welding training classes.

Training Facility Maintenance Technician:
Perform periodic and routine maintenance on training facility equipment i.e. HVAC, air compressor, etc. Maintain training facility records. Perform minor repairs of the buildings plumbing, air, electrical systems, including replacing worn or defective parts such as motors, switches, and fuses. Position will be housed at the Montgomery Regional Workforce Training Center (MRWTC).

Duties and Responsibilities:
MRWTC NCCER Welding Instructor:
• Coordinate and instruct NCCER Core Curriculum classes and NCCER Welding classes.
• Explain and demonstrate FCAW, GMAW, GTAW, oxyfuel cutting, and SMAW processes.
• Administer online, written, and practical examinations to trainees in numerous/different skill areas.
• Design, develop, and construct training aides for numerous skill areas.
• Evaluate, report, and make recommendations on trainee progress.
• Fill in for other instructors as needed.
• Assist with scheduling, training, and supervising part-time instructors.
• Always follow NCCER guidelines in order to maintain the integrity of the program and confidentiality of the test contents.
• Administer, evaluate, and submit NCCER Performance Profiles accurately and in a timely manner for each module.
• Review NCCER paperwork submitted by part-time instructors to ensure accuracy.
• Monitor, track, and stock fitting/welding supplies, consumables, and PPE to ensure that an adequate/appropriate amount is available to support class size.
• Perform routine maintenance on welding equipment.
• Conduct facility tours for schools, companies, and individuals as needed.
• Attend job/career fairs as needed.
• Prepare and deliver oral and written presentations in areas of expertise.
• Assist other AIDT departments and projects with support or expertise.
• Perform other work-related duties and accept special projects as assigned.

Training Facility Maintenance Technician:
• Perform periodic and routine maintenance on training facility and equipment.
• Make all minor repairs and adjustments to keep facility and equipment in working order.
• Coordinate facility repairs with contractors and MPS maintenance personnel when needed.
• Perform inspections of training facility to ensure contractors compliance with contracts and report to MPS maintenance personnel.
• Assist State Property Management with 100% state audit of inventory location.
• Change lights throughout training facility and grounds.
• Identify and resolve/notify training center staff of safety odors such as fire, gas, electrical, etc.
• Repair toilet and water leaks.
• Provide support to staff with electrical and/or mechanical needs as necessary.
• Maintaining of exterior area such as cleanliness of parking lot, winter weather management,
• Identify control panel faults and repair issue or coordinate with vendor and Center Manager for repair.
• Conduct weekly safety and environmental inspections of training facility.
• Maintain exterior of facility including parking lot.
• Perform maintenance assessment proctoring as needed.

Work Habits:
• Comply with all policies and procedures as set out in the AIDT Policy Manual.
• Plan daily/weekly work schedule without direct supervision.
• Maintain housekeeping to organizational standards.
• Interact professionally with co-workers, general-public and others as required.
• Comply with AIDT policy regarding attendance.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Ability to understand and follow directions received from a diverse technical and management staff.
• Ability to learn internal AIDT processes and job specific systems.
• Ability to function in an automated work environment.
• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
• Ability to work independently and function in a team-based environment.
• Ability to set and meet deadlines and to handle multiple projects concurrently.
• Ability to comprehend technical literature and processes.
• Knowledge of technical trends pertaining to new technologies.
• Ability to comply with all pertinent safety, environmental, and other local, state, and federal laws/regulations.
• Ability to effectively present technical information in a group setting.
• Ability to work flexible hours based on training center needs.

Minimum Education/Work Experience Requirements
Associate degree and minimum of five (5) years industry experience in welding and one year supervisory and/or teaching experience OR high school diploma/GED and a minimum of seven (7) years industry experience in welding and one year supervisory and/or instructor experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Structural Fitting or Ship Fitting Experience
• Pipefitting Experience
• Certified NCCER Core Curriculum instructor.
• Certified NCCER Maritime Structural Fitter instructor.
• Certified NCCER Welding instructor.
• AWS Certifications (CWI, CWE, CWS)

Required Certifications
Must complete mandatory NCCER Instructor Certification Training Program upon acceptance of employment, if not already certified as an NCCER Instructor.

Salary and General:
Initial placement will be based on experience and education applicable to the T3M salary schedule, within a range of $60,945 – $87,533. Paid monthly. Excellent benefits package included.

Criminal Background Check:
The applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a Criminal Background Check consent form and to submit a nonrefundable $26.17 payment for the cost of the criminal background check. (Note: $26.17 fee is based on possession of an Alabama Driver’s License. The fee for the background check may be more or less if the driver’s license is not an Alabama license.) Permanent employment will be contingent upon the results of the criminal background check.

Resumes received by mail or email after 1:00 p.m. on May 31, 2024, will not be considered for review.

Interviews are by appointment only. Successful applicants will be notified by email. If selected for an interview, applicants must travel at their own expense to the interview site. Male applicants between the ages of 18-26 must provide proof of Selective Service Registration when requested. Employment references may be requested during the application process.

Resumes will be accepted by email at mrwtcweldinst@aidt.edu

Resumes will also be accepted by mail to the name/address below:

MRWTC WELDING INSTRUCTOR/FACILITY MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
ATTN: REGINALD TAYLOR AD OF OPERATIONS/HR
AIDT
ONE TECHNOLOGY COURT
MONTGOMERY AL 36116

AIDT is an equal opportunity employer. It is the official policy of AIDT that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color, disability, gender, religion, creed, national origin, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program, activity, or employment. AIDT will make reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants or employees with a disability. AIDT reserves the rights to withdraw, modify, or extend this job announcement at any time prior to the awarding of the position.

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