HVAC Instructor

  • Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of California (PHCC)
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
  • Sep 27, 2019
Full time

Job Description

Job Summary:


This will be an evolving position and is instrumental to the start-up and implementation of the PHCC GSA HVAC Apprenticeship Program.  Initial tasks include updating and enhancing curriculum; developing entrance examination assignments, hands-on classroom/shop exercises and exams; and designing and building out the educational laboratory and classroom.  There is flexibility in the initial schedule and hours worked; Year 1 instruction is expected to start Winter 2019, with classes held at night, increasing as students advance to Years 2, 3 and 4. 


Summary of Essential Job Functions:


  • Update and enhance existing HVAC curriculum consistent with the Division of Apprenticeship Standard’s Minimum Industry Training Criteria, including developing exams, class assignments and hands-on trainings
  • Create a lesson plan binder, with instructions, text and code book references and quizzes for each Apprentice grade level
  • Implement a paperless classroom whereby all instructional materials are electronic and students interface with computer tablets
  • Create entrance exam, vendor demonstration and field trip itinerary
  • Create a Journey Level Certification examination and update yearly as needed
  • Identify and train substitute instructors
  • Design, build and maintain training labs, equipment, and supplies
  • Teach classes, attend local and out of town jobsite safety visits, field trips, trade shows and career fairs
  • Design and execute the PHCC GSA HVAC Apprenticeship Contest, including coordination of judges, scoring criteria, awards, supplies, materials and logistics


Minimum Requirements:


  • 10 years HVAC experience including new construction in both commercial and residential applications, service and repair
  • Graduate of an apprenticeship program, state-approved preferred
  • Experience teaching; experience with apprenticeship programs a plus
  • Experience with on-the-job training an apprentice, required
  • High school diploma


Abilities Required:


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Team player, self-motivated, with strong leadership skills
  • Strong computer and organizational skills
    • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • AutoCAD
  • Ability and willingness to follow procedures; reporting and compliance processes; identify improvements and make changes.
  • Must be willing to travel with some evening and weekend work required

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