HVAC INSTRUCTOR: Perry Technical Institute - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:


This is a full time, year-round 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.


Duties are performed in a classroom and lab environment. Working conditions will align with the career and technical education field as follows:

Career and technical education teachers, especially those in postsecondary schools, teach courses and develop lesson plans. [They will normally work in a building and perform tasks such as word processing, telephone calls, emails, and lecturing. Career and technical educators will also spend time supervising students in a simulated lab environment.]

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Career and Technical Education Teachers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/career-and-technical-education-teachers.htm (visited July 12, 2020).

This is an exempt, full-time, regular position.

SALARY RANGE: $60,000 - $70,000 per year

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Perry Technical Institute pays 100% of employees’ medical, dental and vision premiums and 50% for qualified dependents. The benefits package also includes participation in a 401(k) with a 4% match and profit-sharing opportunity, flexible spending plan, employee assistance plan, paid sick leave (accrue 4 hours per pay period), up to 5 paid weeks of scheduled breaks, 14 paid holidays, and 4-day work weeks.


Must have three (3) years of related practical work experience in the subject area(s) taught, as required by all faculty teaching technical and occupationally related courses in non-degree program.
Specialty Journeyman Electrician O6A Certification or eligible to obtain the 06A Certification within 180 days of employment.
Ability to communicate effectively and to interface with business and professional constituents.
Ability to operate a computer.
Will on occasion be required to drive on behalf of Perry Technical Institute. Employee must possess a working vehicle, hold a valid driver’s license, have an acceptable driving record, and produce proof of insurance.
Must be willing to consent to a drug test.


Certificate of completion from an accredited career school in the subject area(s) taught or associate 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.
Experience with Learning Resource Systems (LRS).

Responsible for teaching HVAC/R Technology (go to www.perrytech.edu 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.
Grade, assess and document student progress and attendance using Perry Tech’s LRS.
Provide student advising on progress as per Perry Tech policy.
Attend routine department meetings.
Attend routine faculty meetings.
Participate in various Perry Tech committees as assigned (safety, strategic planning, etc).
Conduct program tours.
Attend and participate in Perry Tech “Open House” events.
Attend and complete various yearly Perry Tech issued trainings.
Have good attendance and the ability to work well with others.
Other duties as assigned.

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Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $60,000 - $70,000/year

Posted on October 10, 2023

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