PT Instructor - Construction Technology, HVACR, Plumbing, CORE

PT Instructor - Construction Technology, HVACR, Plumbing, CORE


Haywood Community College
185 Freedlander Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
Phone: 828-627-2821

Job Location

Haywood Community College, Regional High Tech Center


$29.67 per hour



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Closes: Sunday, June 30, 2024

Target Start Date

Monday, July 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours

Will vary dependent on the course schedule. Evening courses available.

Reports to

Program Coordinator or Dean

Employment Type

PT Instructor; exempt

Minimum Qualifications

Basic Construction Skills Instructor


  • Journey-level (at least 4 years) construction industry experience in any skilled craft trade and understanding of basic jobsite safety practices, construction math, hand and power tool safety and usage, print reading, and materials handling. Ability to provide informed instruction in basic communication and employability skills.

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR) Instructor


  • HVACR experience at a minimum journey- or technician-level (at least 4 years) -or- 
     a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a certified HVACR trades teacher in a vocational/technical construction or maintenance-related training program


  • Associates degree in HVACR from a regionally accredited institution and/or H2 or H3 North Carolina HVACR licensure as a contractor or technician
  • EPA Section 608 Technician certification (Type I, II, III, or Universal)

Construction Technology Instructor


  • Journey-level (at least 4 years) construction industry experience in any skilled craft trade and a working understanding of the residential building process, from site excavation through certificate of occupancy.
  • Ability to perform and teach rough carpentry, including floor, wall, and ceiling/roof framing, stair construction, exterior finish work, and roofing fundamentals, with an emphasis on safety and proper use of PPE. 
  • Experience with hand and power tools used in rough and finish carpentry for residential construction.
  • Knowledge and understanding of current North Carolina residential building codes.


  • Associates degree in Construction Technology or Construction Management from a regionally accredited institution and/or North Carolina licensure as a Building or Residential contractor

Plumbing Instructor


  • Plumbing experience at a minimum journey- or technician-level (at least 4 years) -or- 
     a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a certified Plumbing trades teacher in a vocational/technical construction or maintenance-related training program


  • Associates degree in Plumbing from a regionally accredited institution and/or 
     P-I or P-II North Carolina plumbing licensure as a contractor

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum qualifications for complete outline of requirements for each role

Position Description

The instructor is responsible for delivering classroom/lab instruction and supervision for HCC’s Construction Skills & Technology program in one or more of the following subject matter areas: Construction Technology, HVACR, Plumbing, Core. Coursework includes planning, implementation, and evaluation of program components, services, and related activities. The instructor will work closely with the Construction Skills & Technology Coordinator.

Essential Job Duties

  • Promote College mission, values, and vision 
  • Teach assigned courses to meet program needs 
  •  Evaluate student progress and provide appropriate feedback 
  •  Prepare lesson plans, course overviews, and course syllabi 
  •  Use and promote appropriate technology to enhance student learning outcomes 
  •  Plan classes  
  •  Maintain equipment and ensure proper storage and security of supplies 
  •  Determine need for supplies and ensure proper storage 
  •  Maintain cleanliness of class/grounds/lab area 
  •  Assist in the evaluation of courses and programs 
  •  Prepare and submit attendance records, reports, and grades established by institutional policy 
  •  Perform other tasks as assigned which support the mission and initiatives of the College 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Learn new guidelines and procedures for state and national certification requirements 
  • Create a student-centered environment for on and off campus students  
  • Work toward operational excellence and continuous improvement of processes, and seek help from advisory committees 
  • Implement innovative strategies to meet the needs of students, and improve processes 
  • Interact with co-workers and perform tasks with the highest level of integrity 
  • Work cooperatively with faculty, staff, students, and our learning community 
  • Promote and support HCC’s mission, vision, and values, and promote and support coworkers in the most positive manner possible 

How to Apply

The following is necessary for consideration: 

  • Official Haywood Community College employment application online found at our jobs page: Please call Beverly Balliot with any questions or if you are unable to complete the online application for any reason.
  • The application must be complete for consideration - do not reference resume. A resume is suggested but does not take the place of any questions or details that you need to provide in order to be qualified for the position.  Unofficial transcripts must be included for the application process. Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites. Official transcripts of all secondary education must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of any offer of employment. 
  • References may not be a current HCC employee. Candidates must provide three professional references with email addresses.  At least one reference must be a current or previous supervisor.  
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review, interviews, and recommends the candidate to HR. Upon completion of the hire process in HR, President approval is required in the hire of a candidate. 
  • HCC is a tobacco free campus
  •  HCC is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sex, age, disability, genetic information and veteran status

 Haywood Community College (HCC) is part of the North Carolina Community College System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Founded in 1965, it is an open-door institution with the mission to foster an environment that meets the educational needs of the communities it serves, promotes student success in higher education and in the workplace, and facilitates economic development. This includes programs for Haywood County high school students through Career and College Promise and Haywood Early College. The college campus, a designated arboretum, boasts one of the most beautiful college campuses in the state with an iconic mill pond, a productive greenhouse, dahlia gardens, an orchard garden and a rhododendron garden.    

Job Post Contact

185 Freedlander Dr

Clyde, NC 28721