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Job Title: Instructor - Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Program - Yakima, WA

Posted on February 01, 2018

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
This is a 12-month position with full time teaching appointment in the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology program. This position will report to the Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration Technology Department Head.

Working Conditions:

Duties are performed in a classroom, lab and field. Working effectively and collaboratively in a team environment is a must. This is an exempt, full-time, regular position. Working conditions will often match industry as follows:

Although most technicians work indoors, some may have to work on outdoor heat exchangers, even in bad weather. Technicians often work in awkward or cramped spaces, and some work in buildings that are uncomfortable because the air conditioning or heating system is not working properly. Potential hazards include electrical shock, burns, muscle strains, and injuries from handling heavy equipment. Appropriate safety equipment is necessary in handling refrigerants, because they are hazardous and contact can cause skin damage, frostbite, or blindness.

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers, on the Internet at (visited May 02, 2016).

Salary Range: DOQ

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, prescription, 401(k) with profit share and matching, life and disability insurance, flexible spending plan, employee assistance plan, paid sick leave, up to 5 weeks of scheduled breaks, 11 paid holidays, 4-day work weeks and more.

Minimum Qualifications:
◾Faculty teaching technical and occupationally related courses in non-degree program; must have three (3) years of related practical work experience in the subject area(s) taught.
◾Ability to communicate effectively and to interface with business and professional constituents.
◾Must have a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
◾Must be willing to consent to a drug test.

Preferred Qualifications:
◾Certificate of completion from an accredited career school in the subject area(s) taught or associate’s degree.
◾Previous teaching experience.
◾Excellent lecture skills.
◾Knowledge and skill in industry.
◾Ability to integrate industry scenarios and role playing into instruction.
◾Ability to contribute to curriculum development and skilled at bringing the business community to the classroom

Essential Job Functions:
◾Responsible for teaching HVAC/R Technology (go to for course descriptions) in a hands-on lecture and lab environment.
◾Participate in course and program development.
◾Maintain compliance with state and national accrediting agencies.
◾Remain current in industry.
◾Interact with other departments in pursuing the institution’s goals and objectives, including Admissions and Career Services.
◾Complete and maintain an ongoing professional growth plan.
◾Attend and complete new instructor orientation and training.
◾Other duties as assigned.

Contact Person:
Phone: 509-453-0374
Location: 2011 W. Washington Ave. Yakima, WA 98903
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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