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Energy/Industrial Maintenance Instructor - HOUSTON

Universal Technical Institute
Houston, TX
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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An Energy Instructor will be responsible for the effective training of the Energy Technology, Industrial Maintenance, and Wind Power curriculum in the classroom and laboratory setting.

Effective presentation skills are vital in this role, as well as the ability to ensure standards and goals are met in each timeframe. Therefore, planning, and critical thinking skills are both essential for success in this position. The ideal candidate will also act with our students in mind and establish and maintain effective relationships with students to gain their trust and respect.

Principle Accountabilities & Deliverables

Conducting classroom and shop training utilizing proper instructional techniques, practices and following approved curriculum
Utilize equipment and training aids in daily lessons
Order required supplies and tools
Report all damaged or missing instructional equipment
Ensure that classroom and shop areas are kept clean and orderly
Store all unused training aids and supplies in approved areas
Maintain student attendance and grade rosters
Prepare class lessons and test in a timely manner
Design training aids and mock-ups in area of instructor expertise
Administer tests and make-up tests per MIAT procedures manual
Conduct make-up classes as scheduled
Ensure that students follow all established policies, procedures, and safety practices
Ensure that a professional training environment is always maintained in the classroom and shop areas
Other duties as assigned by the Education Director/Manager



Must meet ACCSC standards for instructors, achieve and maintain required technical certifications and state specific licensing requirements as a condition of employment

Education / Experience

High School diploma or equilvalent
5 years practical work experience in the field (excluse teaching)
Or Certidicate/diploma plus 4 years of practical work experience (excludes teaching)
Or ssociates/bachelor plus 3 years of practical work experience (excludes teaching)
Teaching experience is a plus
Steam/boiler operation, gas & coal fired turbines, pumps & compression technology and materials processing experience.

Skills and Abilities

Ability to teach students of various ages and diverse backgrounds
Able to work productively and communicate effectively with students and new employees
Strong oral and written communication skills
Excellent customer service skills
Must be able to deal responsibly with confidential information
Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word and Excel required)
Must be personable, energetic and have a customer service orientation
Must be self-motivated
Must be able to work alone or with a team

Performance Standards

Instructors will be evaluated on their ability to promote and implement the objective of the school
Assure that the curriculum is adhered to, and delivered with motivation and enthusiasm
Proper monitoring of all equipment, supplies and tools to ensure the safety of the students
Ensure that student morale is maintained at a high level
Maintain control of the classroom and handle student day to day issues
Maintain a good standing on student and lab equipment evaluations
All internal and external reports and forms have been accurately completed and submitted in a timely fashion
Maintain an annual average of 95% student retention
Instructor evaluations will be done twice a year by management
Instructors evaluations will be done by students every quarter

Working Conditions

Majority of time spent in education environment
Work will consist an 8 hour day, 75% teaching and 25% administration
Appropriate safety measures must be followed
Exposure to chemicals that are standard to the industry

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