PT - Framing/Carpentry Instructor

PT - Framing/Carpentry Instructor


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Greenville, NC


$30.00 - $50.00 hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Closes: Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, March 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Coordinator of Entrepreneurial Education

Employment Type

PT Adjunct

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in Building Construction Technology and/or five years of work experience in residential construction; or any equivalent combination of teaching and work experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities in the areas of building construction to include:  framing, general carpentry, cabinet making and finish carpentry; blueprint reading; construction estimating; OSHA Safety Certification; and must be able to safely operate and instruct operation of woodworking tools, equipment and machinery; must possess a working knowledge of local, state, and national building codes.

Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and audio-visual equipment including computer, audio-visual equipment, various saws, drafting equipment, carpentry tools, mechanic's tools, etc.  Must be physically able to exert up to fifty pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work; position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, climbing, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately one hundred pounds.
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the giving of instructions to students and part-time substitute instructors.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.  Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages and decimals; determine time and weight; and apply algebraic and geometric principles.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office equipment, construction equipment, etc. 
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, general construction equipment, etc.  Must have high levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See minimum qualifications.

Position Description

Under limited supervision, Instructs students in various residential construction classes and interacts with and assists students in various areas. 

Performs various administrative duties in support of the Department including ordering equipment and supplies, maintaining equipment and supplies, preparing class syllabi, ordering books.
Duties include determining objectives; preparing lesson plans, course syllabi, handouts, tests, etc.; gathering resources for class; setting up for demonstrations; conducting class; arranging for students to visit construction sites, scheduling guest speakers; etc. 
Oversees and supervises the work of work/study students.  Performs such supervisory duties as instructing; assigning, reviewing, and planning work of others; maintaining standards; and coordinating activities.
Remains active in professional organizations and activities.  Keeps abreast of newest research in the teaching of residential construction courses by reading professional journals and attending seminars, conferences, meetings, etc.
 Operates, utilizes, and maintains various types of equipment. Must maintain valid driver's license (agrees to obtain North Carolina Driver's License if hired) and supplies including audio-visual equipment, computer, various saws, lathe, jointer, shaper, carpentry tools, mechanic's tools, drafting instruments, measuring instruments, surveying tools, numerous construction supplies, and general office supplies, etc.
Performs other duties as required.

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