Welding, Fabrication and NDT Instructor needed in Beautiful NW Montana
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NDT.org Job Number: 62659 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Denise Grabowski
Phone: 4067563960
Fax: Kalispell
Company: Flathead Valley Community College
State: MT Montana
Contact: Denise Grabowski
Country: United States
Length: Full-time, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year
Pay: $50,000 to $54,000 per year, plus excellent benefits
Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to live and work in beautiful Northwest Montana? Then you should seriously consider this full-time Welding, Fabrication, and NDT Instructor opening at Flathead Valley Community College! To learn more about our Welding and Inspection Technology program, visit: https://www.fvcc.edu/programs/occupational-trades/welding-technology-inspection-option/.

Welding, Fabrication, and/or Non-Destructive Testing Instructor

Trades and Industrial Arts


$45,000 - $54,000 annually depending on qualifications and experience, full-time, 12 mos. per year, benefit-eligible.


This position is open until filled.

Provides instruction to students in the Welding, Fabrication and/or Non-Destructive Testing programs. Position begins on January 17, 2018.

* Provides career-oriented instruction and support to students to assist them in the development and/or improvement of welding, fabrication and/or non-destructive testing skills
* Provides quality instruction by using effective lesson plan development and strategies
* Maintains and submits instructional records in accordance with requirements
* Remains current in practices, trends and research related to areas of assignment
* Attends meetings and participates in student and/or program assessment as directed
* Works with other staff on curriculum and instructional content, and effective uses of multimedia in the development of on-line and blended trades/technology, or on-campus courses
* Maintains professional ethics and confidentiality of students in accordance with applicable laws and policies
* Works professionally and collaboratively with college faculty and staff to aid with the successful student learning outcomes
* Maintains current knowledge of technology and instructional practices that relate to the use of technology
* Fosters positive student and community relations
* Reports to the Director of Trades and Industrial Arts
* Performs other related duties as assigned
* Academic (AAS or certification) or professional credentials (Ex: American Welding Society) in welding and fabrication; AND,
* Minimum of five verifiable years of professional industry work experience in welding, fabrication and/or NDT and/or successful classroom teaching experience

* Professional experience and certification in welding and/or non-destructive testing at NDT Level I or II Technician, AWS SMAW unlimited, FCAW, GTAW, and/or 6G Pipe.
* Experience teaching in higher education or at a secondary level

* Ability and willingness to serve as a representative for the College by interacting appropriately with the community
* Ability to work within policies and procedures of FVCC
* Ability to intermittently work non-traditional schedules including evenings, weekends, etc.
* Ability to maintain effective and positive professional relationships
* Ability to follow and issue directions
* Demonstrated communication, technology, presentation, customer service and interpersonal skills
* Ability to work effectively with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds
* Ability to maintain regular and acceptable attendance levels
* Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
* Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check
* This is a Medium Duty job, according to the Selected Characteristics of Occupations Defined in the Revised Dictionary of Occupational Titles, U.S. Department of Labor and Industry. Medium Duty involves exertion of 20-50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10-25 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds continuously to move objects.


In order to be considered for this position, applicants must apply online at www.fvcc.edu/jobs; paper submission of applications or resume materials are not accepted for open positions. FVCC does not retain application materials for future consideration.

Additionally, applicants are required to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application:

* Letter of application indicating how you meet the minimum qualifications and detail your work experience as it relates to the position's Knowledge, Skills and Abilities;
* A current, comprehensive resume or curriculum vitae; AND,
* Unofficial transcripts for all degrees held. (As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will submit official transcripts for all degrees held to FVCC HR prior hire. Only transcripts from accredited institutions will be accepted.)

EMPLOYMENT SPONSORSHIP: FVCC is not able to sponsor individuals seeking employment. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

EMPLOYMENT VERIFICATION'S, REFERENCE CHECKS AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS: Prior to any offers of employment, FVCC conducts thorough employment verifications and reference checks and may contact organizations and individuals not listed on an applicant's application or resume. Additionally, FVCC conducts post-offer criminal background checks.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: FVCC is an equal opportunity employer and affirmative action organization. It is FVCC's policy that all individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, creed, political ideas, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteranís status, service in the uniformed services as defined by state and federal law, physical or mental disability, national origin or ancestry except as authorized by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, and training and career development programs, as required by federal and state laws.

FVCC BOARD POLICY: The FVCC Board Policy Manual is available to review at: https://www.fvcc.edu/about-fvcc/board-of-trustees/fvcc-board-policy

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: FVCC provides reasonable accommodations upon request to qualified individuals with disabilities during all phases of employment including the application and selection process. No applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

VETERANS' PREFERENCE ACT: Preference applies in hiring and provides a uniform method by which special consideration is given to qualified Veterans. Veteransí Preference laws do not, however, guarantee Veterans a job, nor do they give Veteransí preference in internal actions such as promotion, transfer, reassignment, and reinstatement. I understand that applying for a preference is voluntary and that all information related to a preference is confidential and used only during the hiring process; the information will be maintained in a separate confidential file. To claim Veterans' Preference, you must complete the Veterans' Preference Form (form is available at: https://www.opm.gov/forms/pdf_fill/SF15.pdf) and email it along with document(s) that verify your eligibility for employment preference to Jobs@fvcc.edu. Claims for Veterans' preference must be received by Human Resources prior to position closing date.

WINDFALL ELIMINATION PROVISION: Based on the Windfall Elimination Provision, I understand my employment may not be covered by Social Security. To learn more about the Windfall Elimination Provision click https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10045.pdf.

AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other National Service alumni are encouraged to apply.