Workforce Development
San Francisco - CA
Posted 2 months ago
Assistant Construction Instructor (Non-Exempt)
Shift Type/Workday:
$25.00-$28.00 per hour
Job Description:
The Assistant Construction Instructor is responsible for the education and hands-on-training program for4 participants in basic carpentry to prepare them for entry-level jobs in the construction trades. This position will assist the lead instructor with introductory training, administering the MC3 curriculum and constructing a tiny house, from start to finish including: electrical work, framing, dry wall and the ability to instruct in the “Green/Environmental Literacy aspects of construction such as weatherization, solar, deconstruction and recycling.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to instill strong ethics, values and sense of self-esteem with individuals who face many social and employment barriers and provide a positive role model through his/her actions, behaviors and accountability.
  • Instruct participants in basic aspects of construction as identified by MC3 curriculum.
  • Assist in the teaching of construction skills including but not limited to demolition, rough framing, roofing, drywall, finish carpentry, sheet metal, electrical, plumbing, painting, and masonry
  • Track knowledge of each trainee’s presence and work capabilities and skills
  • Coordinate individual plans for participants with YouthBuild staff
  • Teach the proper use and handling of all hand tools, power tools, and equipment and administer safety exam
  • Maintain inventory of tools, material and ordering of supplies
  • Assist with maintenance of site/building
  • Coordinate and review curriculum and trainee’s participation with team in weekly meetings.
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Supervise job sites authorized to perform work related to training
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Detail-oriented and thorough
  • Ability to operate basic tools or equipment used in construction functions
  • Ability to keep assigned unit(s) clean and orderly
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and proper use of various cleaning and sanitizing solutions
  • Ability to learn and utilize technology and technology equipment, as appropriate
  • Ability to interact with staff and community, while remaining professional, polite, and courteous
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Respects and has knowledge of cultures, ethnicities, gender, sexual orientations and age groups other than one’s own, able to work effectively with all.
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detailoriented.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to Success Centers mission.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Commitment and ability to work alongside diverse, economically disadvantaged individuals.
  • Must be able to work as a team member and in a team environment
  • Minimum of Five (5) years’ experience in Construction Trade.
  • Vocational teaching credential preferred (or ability to become certified)
Physical Requirements:  
  • Prolonged periods standing.
  • Must be able to lift, bend, stoop, climb, reach, and lift up to 50 pounds at a time
Success Center SF is an equal opportunity employer and values inclusivity and honors differences in race/ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic level, gender identification and sexual orientation. Please send cover letter and resume to  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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