Instructor/Trainer, Industrial Automation/Mechatronics

Instructor/Trainer, Industrial Automation/Mechatronics


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Beltline Education Center 

3200 Bush Street

Raleigh, NC 27609 


Depends on Qualifications


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, August 24, 2021
Closes: Sunday, October 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, November 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Instructor/Program Director, Technology and Automation

Employment Type

Full-Time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
 Bachelor's Degree

5 years of related experience teaching and/or training adult learners or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

PMMI Certifications in Industrial Electricity I, Mechanical Components I, Fluid Power I, and PLC I, Manufacturer Specific Collaborative Robotic Certifications, Manufacturer Specific Programmable Logic Controller Certifications, IPC Certification, MSSC Certification, NCCER Instructor Certification.

Position Description

Position Description

This position is responsible for designing, developing, and providing effective instruction in assigned areas in support of Advanced Manufacturing, Apprenticeship, and Customized Training.

 Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.  
*Conducts training classes and labs on site at Wake Technical Community College and at Industry and Employer Sites

*Researches and develops lesson plans for current and proposed classes and modifies as necessary to meet the needs of employers and or customized training projects, apprenticeship and advanced manufacturing classes

*Establishes and executes meaningful learning objectives

*Plans, organizes and provides instruction using specific materials and methodologies to maximize student learning while meeting the needs of the employers, customized training projects, apprenticeship and advanced manufacturing classes

*Modifies instructional strategies as needed to meet the diverse needs of students

*Generates new labs and simulations for proposed class offerings for apprenticeship, advanced manufacturing, and customized training for new and existing customers 

*Designs, builds, maintains, and repairs equipment as needed

*Collaborates with leaders to determine availability for additional training

Maintains skills and certifications required for teaching by attending classes and training

Verifies that advanced manufacturing center and lab activities are set up prior to classes and all equipment and simulations are functional

Attends meetings with prospective customers to discuss training needs and assists in the identification of training

Researches equipment needs for classes and makes recommendations for purchases

Obtains price quotes for equipment, books, parts, and materials for scheduled classes and proposed training

Completes an annual applied benchmark project on an individual or group basis

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of or demonstrated ability to understand technology and automation concepts encompassed in the Apprenticeship and Customized Training Programs
Knowledge of proper classroom management
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching, and instruction for individuals and groups and the measurement of learning transfer
Strong written and oral communication skills
Exceptional organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task with demonstrated commitment to follow-through expeditiously
Strong interpersonal and leadership skill
 Ability to select training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the intended audience

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit an application online through the following link:  Instructor/Trainer, Industrial Automation/Mechatronics

Job Post Contact

Human Resources