PT - HVAC Instructor

PT - HVAC Instructor


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

Job Location

Greenville, NC


$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 degree in heating/air conditioning/refrigeration and/or five years of experience in servicing heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. 

Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and audio-visual equipment including computer, mechanic's tools, electrical meters, heating/air conditioning/refrigeration equipment, etc.  Must be physically able to exert up to thirty 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, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately sixty pounds.
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes the giving of instructions to students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, attendance report.
Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply rational systems such as education (teaching), heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
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; apply algebraic principles; etc.
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, mechanic's tools, electrical equipment, etc. 
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, 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 heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration classes and interacts with and assists students in various areas. 

Teaches various assigned courses and labs in air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration by lecture and/or demonstration as appropriate.  Duties include preparing lesson plans, course syllabuses, handouts, tests, etc.; gathering resources for class; conducting class; grading assignments; maintaining files; etc.    

Keeps abreast of newest research in the teaching of air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration courses by reading professional journals and attending seminars, conferences, meetings, etc.
Maintains good working relationships with all departments on campus.
Operates, utilizes, and maintains various types of equipment and supplies including computers, adding machine, heating/air conditioning/refrigeration maintenance equipment and supplies, and general office and teaching supplies, etc.. 
Responds to phone calls, providing information and answering inquiries as appropriate.
Performs other duties as required.

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