Diesel Engine Service Technology Instructor

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Job Title: Diesel Engine Service Technology Instructor
Company: Central Georgia Technical College/Telfair State Prison
Contact:  Brittany Lucas
Job Location: Helena, GA
Posting Date: 09/20/2017
Closing Date: Open until Filled
Service/Product  Instructor
Skills Needed and Description of Job:

Under general supervision, the instructor will be responsible for providing guidance and instruction necessary to prepare students with the technical competencies essential as a diesel engine service technician. The instructor will perform all aspects of instruction for the diesel engine service technician program; effectively use oral and written communication skills; and knowledge of current in-field procedures; complete all reports, records and invoices in a timely manner and maintains accurate inventory of all assigned properties; maintain qualifications for employment as described by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Policy Manual and accreditation standards; follows rules and regulations as described by the TCSG Policy Manual and other policies and procedures established by the institution.   Position will require travel as needed.

Job Requirements:

Adheres to designated and approved lesson plan(s) using appropriate techniques and aids; develops course syllabi, goals, and objectives; conducts lecture, lab, and instructional activities, student advisement, evaluate students’ progress, maintain all required documentation, performs, and/or supervises lab set up/take down and ensures lab safety requirements and other duties as defined by The Technical College System of Georgia; Maintain program requirements, attend/complete all professional development training; Displays a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure including GA Department of Corrections; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior; demonstrates eagerness to learn and assume responsibility; displays a “can do” approach to work; shows persistence and seeks alternatives when obstacles arise; seeks alternative solutions; does things before being asked or forced to by events; works within the system in a resourceful manner to accomplish reasonable work goals; shows flexibility in response to process change and adapts to and accommodates new methods and procedures; accepts direction and feedback from supervisor and follows through appropriately; works when scheduled; begins and ends work as expected; calls in according to policy when arriving late for work or when absent; observes provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act; uses work time appropriately; exhibits and models positive work ethics. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •      High School Diploma or GED
  •       Specialized training in diesel technologies or related field
  •       Two years paid full-time, in-field work experience within the past seven years.


Preferred Qualifications, In Addition To Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned college Diploma or higher in Diesel Equipment Technology or in a related field from a Technical or Community College
  • Three or more years of industry experience
  • Industry certification  (i.e. ASE certification)
  • Teaching experience at the postsecondary level
  •  Teaching or work experience in a correctional setting


Physical Demands/ Work Environment:

  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while standing or walking.
  • The work is typically performed in a classroom or applicable lab setting.
  • In some program or course areas, physical demands may extend to physical movement and positions for extended time periods, including bending and lifting while standing or sitting.
  • The work is performed on a prison campus in a controlled environment.


  • The instructor should be able to accomplish all physical activities required of the general workforce in the technical area of teaching Diesel Technology, including:
  • Physically and safely lift Diesel items on a regular basis weighing 10 to 20 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift Diesel items weighing up to 50 pounds – tires and wheels
  • Be able to manipulate Diesel equipment safely onto a lift or other equipment used in the Diesel lab weighing from 500 to 1,000 pounds.
  • Perceive spatial awareness – Be able to see conditions that may present a dangerous environment – Glasses or corrected vision allowed
  • Be able to visually perceive objects – Glasses or corrected vision allowed
  • Physically respond to any dangerous condition quickly
  • Physically work in an environment with variable temperatures – includes classroom, lab or parking lot
  • Physically stand on your feet for at least 15 minutes an hour without a break
  • Physically bend at the knees and hold an object at the same time – Be able to adjust the service rack before the bike is lifted
  • Physically bend at the waist – Be able to bend over and pick-up objects (parts) from the floor




Hours/Week:  Monday-Thursday Shift:  7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Salary:   Determined by the candidate’s highest qualifying degree. Benefits:  Eligible for retirement benefits.
Travel Necessary:  As needed. Relocation:   No


Applicants can complete an CGTC application packet online via the Central Georgia Technical College Job Center.  For assistance or more information, please contact Saketta Brown, OFTC Career Services, sdbrown@oftc.edu.

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