General Trades Assistant Instructor - ITEC

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Full Time - Rochester, NY

General Trades Assistant Instructor
Isaac Training and Education Center (ITEC) is adding to our team!
The Skilled Trades Entry Program at our Training & Education Center in Rochester, New York, has an opening for a General Trades Instructor for a new program beginning February 2020.
The General Trades Assistant Instructor is responsible for providing practical hands on shop experience to prepare students for entry level employment in a variety of jobs in the construction industry. The assistant will work with General Trades Instructor to demonstrate and teach the core practical skills used in residential and commercial settings to include safety, hand/power tool use, site preparation, measurement and layout, footings and foundation, construction framing, rough plumbing and electric, and other related topics.

Career Qualifications:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of six years full-time or the equivalent part-time occupational experience in carpentry & general construction leadership roles.
  • Successful completion of a drug screen, background and driving record check
  • OSHA 10 Construction Safety Certification


Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to work with students of varied multicultural backgrounds.
  • Worked in capacity as crew or team leader or foreman
Required Job Functions
  • Demonstrate skill, knowledge, and abilities in the trades being instructed
  • Maintain appropriate professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community.
  • Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of program goals.
  • Maintain a professional environment that promotes teaching and learning.
  • Participate in department meetings as necessary.
  • Meet professional assignments in accordance with the ITEC calendar.
  • Participate in business and/or community activities that promote the ITEC mission.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of teaching styles and methods to accommodate diverse learning styles of students.
  • Additional duties as assigned by ITEC administrator
Additional Job Responsibilities
  • Assist with NCCER Carpentry and Building Trades program courses.
  • Maintain, inspect, and operate various equipment and supplies necessary for program instruction.
Physical requirements:
  • Adapting to temperature (frequent). Ability to work in hot or cold environments either inside or outside of the home.
  • Climbing (frequent).  Ascending or descending stairs while transporting tools and equipment.
  • Kneeling/squatting (frequent).  Bending legs at the knee to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • Standing (constant).  For sustained periods of time on hard surfaces.
  • Walking (constant).  Moving on or about on foot to accomplish tasks.
  • Pushing/pulling/reaching/grasping (frequent).  Using upper extremities to exert force in order to push, pull, draw, haul, or tug objects in a sustained motion.  Ability to type is also required.
  • Lifting (frequent).  Raising objects from a lower to higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position up to 50 lbs.  Requires use of upper extremities and back muscles.
  • Talking (frequent).  Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing (constant).  Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction.  Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound in order to successfully troubleshoot equipment.
  • Seeing (constant).  Ability to see in the following manner with or without corrective lenses: ability to read/see near or far, judge distances, and identify colors.
  • Attendance and punctuality (regular/predictable).  Regular/predictable attendance and punctuality for this position is required.
Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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