Heavy Equipment Operations Instructor

Heavy Equipment Operations Instructor


Cleveland Community College
137 South Post Road
Shelby, NC 28152
Phone: 704-669-6000

Job Location

Shelby, North Carolina


Based on experience. Starting salary $40,092.


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Friday, July 2, 2021
Closes: Monday, August 2, 2021

Target Start Date

Friday, July 2, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm. May require day, evening, and occasional weekend hours.

Reports to

Electrical Lineworker Program Coordinator

Employment Type

Full-Time Faculy, 12 Months

Minimum Qualifications

  • Diploma in the field of Heavy Equipment Operations or closely related field, and 3 years’ experience in heavy equipment or at least 10 years’ experience in heavy equipment industry experience, education, and related construction field training. 
  • Competent computer and software system operational skills. 
  • Committed to creating a strong culture of customer service. 
  • Expertise in technology applications for accounting, budgeting and reporting. 
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Strong leadership and management skills. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with the College community. 
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and manage competing priorities. 
  • Experience with developing and negotiating contracts. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three to five years heavy equipment/diesel engine repair knowledge. 
  • OSHA 10 Construction Trainer 
  • Flagger Safety Instructor Trainer 
  • CDL Instructor/CDL Examiner 
  • OSHA safety training experience 
  • Community college teaching experience

Position Description

Position serves as Instructor for Heavy Equipment Operations and provides quality learning experiences, facilitates, and evaluates the learning process, advises students, participates in professional development opportunities, and contributes to the development of curriculum, continuing education, and customized training courses/programs. The instructor will also ensure that lab(s) and equipment are safe and properly maintained.

  1. Teach program material via seated and or online classes at 35 hours per week and 5 hours office time. 
  2. Ensure that each class session contains essential curricular components, incorporates appropriate content and pedagogy, and is relevant to current events/trends. 
  3. As needed, teach classes online, on-campus, and/or at off-campus sites. 
  4. Evaluate student progress and provide appropriate, timely feedback. 
  5. Maintain regular, appropriate, professional communication with students. 
  6. Incorporate appropriate instructional technology to enhance student learning. 
  7. Ensure cleanliness of instructional areas and laboratories. 
  8. Ensure the proper operation of classroom/lab equipment, reporting any malfunctions to the appropriate person(s). 
  9. Participate in the evaluation and acquisition of instructional materials, audiovisual aids, support, and equipment needs. 
  10. Develop and distribute course syllabi according to the established template and guidelines, providing appropriate information to students concerning course expectations, evaluation criteria, and access to student support services. 
  11. Participate in recruiting new students.
  12. Maintain a working relationship with advisory board members and employers. 
  13. Maintain appropriate accessibility for students. 
  14. Prepare and submit instructional records, reports, grades, and all other required paperwork in a timely, efficient manner meeting all deadlines, checking for accuracy, correctness, and completeness of all data. 
  15. Remain current in discipline and instructional methods through professional development activities offered by the College and other opportunities including attendance at off-campus activities, webinars, etc., as approved. 
  16. Participate in program and curriculum review. 
  17. Serve on and actively contribute to college committees as assigned. 
  18. Participate in campus activities. 
  19. Participate in discipline, departmental, divisional, and institutional meetings, and other announced co-curricular activities of the College. 
  20. Maintain regular, professional communication within the college and affiliated industry contacts. Maintain posted office and on-campus hours sufficient to fulfill all contracted duties and individual professional obligations and meet the needs of the discipline, department, division, and College. 
  21. Support all functions of the College, including compliance with all facets of the College’s academic policies.
  22. Provide and/or facilitate quality experiences in laboratory and/or clinical settings to meet program needs. 
  23. Report any safety issues or machine maintenance needs in the machining labs to Program Head, Heavy Equipment Operations or the Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development.
  24. Performs other duties as assigned and other related duties incident to the work described herein.

How to Apply

Quick link to posting: https://clevelandcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/1881

Go to www.clevelandcc.edu, click on employment.

Contact: Allen Kniceley, Director of Human Resources, Safety and Organizational Development

Job Post Contact

Allen Kniceley