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Heavy Equipment Operations Training Instructor

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute Schnecksville, PA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $30 to $35 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance,
Job Description

Qualifications:

Required:

  • 5+ years experience operating heavy equipment with a strong background in safety and maintenance in a construction-oriented environment

  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience mentoring and/or training within the field of Heavy Equipment Operations

  • OSHA Construction Industry Certification

  • Strong knowledge of industry needs and standards

  • Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships within the industry

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of flexibility with scheduling to accommodate the needs of students and businesses

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Preferred:

  • Experience developing training programs

  • CDL Class A/B License

  • Strong professional network within the industry

 

Reports To: 1. Director of Postsecondary and Workforce Education

2. Training Representative Coordinator of Tractor Trailer Operations

 

Responsibilities:

The performance responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Instruct students in rules and regulations, equipment inspection, the safe operation of Heavy Equipment, and skills and knowledge associated with the trade.

  • Develop, revise, and implement the curriculum as it pertains to the

instructional area in accordance with established guidelines and format.

  • Develop, revise, and implement instructional activities and materials to support the curriculum.

  • Provide a safe learning environment

  • Assist the Administration in designing, updating and implementing training programs and customized job training that meet industry needs and standards

  • Collaborate with industry Occupational Advisory Council to seek recommendations for program and curriculum improvements, safety improvements and standards and equipment updates and purchases.


 

Lead Instructor

Heavy Equipment Operations

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  • Maintain instructional equipment and provide for repairs as needed, in collaboration with the Secondary Heavy Equipment program.

  • Prepare lesson plans

  • Maintain daily attendance records

  • Assess student learning on a regular basis; maintain reports and training records

  • Utilize a variety of instructional delivery methods in order to motivate students and promote learning and engagement

  • Develop and maintain appropriate classroom management strategies

  • Provide job placement information and assistance to students

  • Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • Instructor scheduling

    • Daily logistics and planning

    • Mentor/train new instructors

  • Submit purchase requisitions for approval of necessary operational supplies, equipment and repairs

  • Maintain appropriate communication with the department with all operational matters pertaining to the training program

  • Assist with marketing and advertising to help grow the program

  • Recruit, interview and submit new applicants for enrollment into the program

  • Generate new leads and sign new clients for company customized training

  • Maintain positive public image and relationships with business, industry and general public

  • Represent LCTI at events as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned

Competencies:

  • Maintain a professional attitude and appearance.

  • Model a sound work ethic and regular attendance.

Company Description
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute

Pennsylvania’s largest career and technical school. Founded in 1971, LCTI each year provides more than 45 skills-based programs of study, as well as academic instruction for about 2,700 students from 10 of Lehigh County’s public high schools. LCTI also offers industry-relevant training and credentials for adults working in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. The school’s state-of-the-art facilities encompass 450,000 square feet on a 47-acre campus in the Schnecksville section of North Whitehall Township. Visit lcti.org for more information about LCTI.

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute

Lehigh Career & Technical Institute Pennsylvania’s largest career and technical school. Founded in 1971, LCTI each year provides more than 45 skills-based programs of study, as well as academic instruction for about 2,700 students from 10 of Lehigh County’s public high schools. LCTI also offers industry-relevant training and credentials for adults working in the Lehigh Valley and beyond. The school’s state-of-the-art facilities encompass 450,000 square feet on a 47-acre campus in the Schnecksville section of North Whitehall Township. Visit lcti.org for more information about LCTI.

Address

Schnecksville, PA
USA

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