Robotics Instructor Position

Robotics Instructor Position

AIDT at the ROBOTICS TECHNOLOGY PARK (RTP) located in Tanner, AL is seeking a full-time Robotics Instructor.

ANNOUNCEMENT DATE: November 13, 2020


PROJECTED START DATE: February 1, 2021

Resumes must be received no later than 1:00 p.m. on December 4, 2020, to be considered.


Provide coordination and instruction for robotics training at the Robotics Technology Park (RTP). This person will be responsible for developing and training in industry needed areas related to robotics with other related areas included as needed. This person will participate as a team member in the implementation of the Park’s mission, vision, and strategic plan in conjunction with the Executive Advisory Board, RTP staff, and AIDT Management.


  • Work to enhance the role, scope and mission of the RTP. This will include working with the robot/automation vendors, educational, community, and industry partners to implement training and education strategies related to industry needs in robotics and advanced manufacturing.
  • Obtain and maintain industry credentials in vendor specific certifications as needed for robotics.
  • Develop a class schedule and administer course offerings.
  • Maintain equipment in specified areas related to instruction area.
  • Work with industry to maintain open lines of communication of needs and trends.
  • Work with appropriate RTP staff to maintain inventory of tools, equipment, and supplies for troubleshooting, analysis, design and program implementation.
  • Assist with mobile training unit when needed.
  • Perform all duties with a positive attitude; communicating professionally at all times to reflect a positive AIDT image.
  • Work with RTP staff and AIDT Management directly to meet the needs of new and existing Alabama industry as it relates to manual and robotic technology training.

Work Habits:

  • Comply with all policies and procedures as set out in RTP Policy and AIDT Policy.
  • Plan daily/weekly work schedule.
  • Maintain housekeeping to organizational standards.
  • Interact professionally with company representatives, public officials, trainees, coworkers, and the general public.
  • Ability to follow established laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to comply with all pertinent safety, environmental, and other local, state, and federal laws and regulations.
  • Comply with RTP policy regarding attendance. Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on program needs.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Skilled in problem-solving techniques.
  • Knowledge in maintaining, setting up, and using different robotic equipment.
  • Ability to interact and coordinate technical training with company officials, trainees, other service providers, staff, and the general public.
  • Ability to follow established laws, policies, and procedures.
  • Ability to comprehend and translate technical literature and processes.
  • Skilled in subjective and objective evaluations of people and projects.
  • Ability to effectively present information to groups in a classroom, shop, or lab environment.
  • Ability to travel overnight when needed.
  • Ability to work flexible hours based on project needs.
  • Ability to set and meet deadlines and handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to function in an automated work environment.
  • Ability to work in a constant state of awareness.
  • Ability to function in a team-based environment.
  • Ability to work independently or as an effective member of a team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • AIDT Policy Manual minimum qualifications for Salary Schedule C3M are: Minimum three years experience in appropriate area of specialization or Baccalaureate Degree from a duly accredited institution required; or two-year degree in area of specialization and two years industry or industrial training experience in area of specialization.
  • Prior experience in one or more areas required: Aerospace, Defense, Manufacturing, Fabrication, Advanced Technology R&D, Robotics, or Enterprise Development.
  • Strong visioning capability and commitment to mission.
  • Instructor experience.
  • Hands on experience with robotics technology.

Criminal Background Check:
In accordance with AIDT policy and guidelines, the applicant chosen for employment will be required to sign a Criminal Background Check consent form and to submit a nonrefundable $25.00 payment for the cost of the criminal background check. (Note: $25 fee is based on possession of an Alabama Driver 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.

Salary and General:
Initial placement will be based on experience and education applicable to the C3M salary schedule, within a range of $56,325 – $80,898. Paid monthly. Excellent benefits package included.

Resumes received after 1:00 p.m. on December 4, 2020, will not be considered for review.

Interviews are by appointment only. 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.

Electronic, faxed, and hand-delivered resumes WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Resumes MUST BE MAILED to the name/address as shown below:

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.

AIDT participates in E-Verify, a Federal law that requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.