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Part-Time Construction Trades Instructor

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Posting Details

VEVRRA Federal Contractor - Priority referral protected veterans requested.

Position Information

Requisition Number 2017038F
Position Title Part-Time Construction Trades Instructor
Salary Range DOE
DBM Rating n.a
Job Type Part Time
Job Category Faculty
Anticipated Start Date 10/02/2017
Campus Brenham
Application Deadline
Extended Open Deadline
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Security Sensitive? Yes
Work Hours 19 hours a week maximum

Position Summary Information


Provide the expertise and knowledge to teach non-credit courses in Basic Carpentry, HVAC, Plumbing, and Electricity. This includes the use of: building materials, fasteners, and adhesives; hand and power tools; construction drawings, specifications, and layout; floor systems; wall systems; ceiling and roof framing; building envelope systems; stairs layout

Essential Duties

Teach non-credit classes; continuously review curriculum and methods to improve the quality of instruction; use a variety of hands-on teaching methods to train adults; evaluate student progress and constantly communicate with students and Blinn administration; keep accurate student records and certification files; other duties as assigned

Minimum Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

At least 36 months work experience as a full-time carpenter; knowledge and experience in all phases of home construction; knowledge and experience with all tools required for home construction; ability to read blueprints and specifications to determine a work plan;

Preferred Experience and Training

At least five years work experience as a full-time construction; experience training construction helpers/apprentices; experience teaching adults in a classroom setting; a recognized certification in carpentry or construction trades

Physical Requirements

Ability to use a variety of hand tools and carpentry specific tools; able to climb ladders to heights of at least 20 feet; able to lift 50 pounds to a height of three feet; able to perform all normal and expected duties of a carpenter

Required Degree, License or Certifications

Minimum high school diploma or GED; prefer AA or higher degree

Special Notes To Applicants

The College assigns appropriately credentialed faculty members in support of educational quality and the mission of the College, in keeping with Board policy DBA LOCAL-X (Employment Requirements and Restrictions – Credentials and Records: Credentials). College policy is consistent with sound educational practice and SACSCOC guidelines. Primary consideration is given to the highest degree earned in the discipline. Furthermore, Blinn College’s Faculty Credentialing Guidelines table specifies recommended credentials for each rubric within the college’s course inventory.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally eligible for employment in the U.S.?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of full-time carpentry experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * How many years of home construction experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Do you own or have you owned a carpentry contracting business?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please indicate your highest degree level.
    • Associate Degree
    • Bachelor Degree
    • Master Degree
    • Doctorate Degree
    • Other Degree
  6. * What type of experience do you have reading blueprints?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Of the following tools , please indicate which you have knowledge and experience with in order to instruct someone on its use: Circular Saw, Jig Saw, Table Saw, Miter Saw, Pneumatic Nail Gun, Portable Power Planer, Router.

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Do you understand this is a part-time position to be taught in one of the Bryan, TX, campuses of Blinn?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Please tell us when you are available to teach (i.e. - mornings, afternoons, evenings, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Do you currently hold any certification in carpentry or in the construction trades? If so, please describe below and submit a copy with this application.

    (Open Ended Question)

  11. * How did you learn about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  12. * Please specify how you heard about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Are you a veteran? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD214 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you an orphan of a veteran who was killed while on active duty? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Are you a veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried? If yes, please upload a copy of your DD1300 in the optional documents.
    • Yes
    • No
  16. * Are you claiming Veteran's employment preference? (See website for definition:
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. License
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2