Trainer, Technology and Automation

Trainer, Technology and Automation


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

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, August 19, 2020
Closes: Monday, September 28, 2020

Target Start Date

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Expected Work Hours

Hours may vary

Reports to

Director of Manufacturing and Apprenticeship Training

Employment Type

Full-Time Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications

NCCER Instructor Certification, Manufacturer Specific Collaborative Robotic Certifications, Manufacturer Specific Programmable Logic Controller Certifications, IPC Certification, MSSC Certification

Position Description

Position Description

This position designs, develops, and conducts training in support of the Apprenticeship, Customized Training, and Work Based Learning Programs.

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

 * 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 learn 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: Trainer, Technology and Automation 

Job Post Contact

Human Resources