Construction, Teacher
San Francisco - CA
Posted 3 weeks ago
Construction Instructor (Exempt)
Shift Type/Workday:
Full Time
$64,480 -$70,000/year (depending on experience)
Job Description:
The Construction Instructor is responsible for the education and hands-on-training for program participants in basic list and hunt trades such as carpentry, laborers, electrician, plumbers, painters, etc. This program prepares them for entry-level jobs in the trades. This position will lead with all aspects of the construction curriculum including: electrical, framing, dry wall, weatherization, solar, deconstruction and recycling, construction math, etc. 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 be a positive role model through his/her actions and behaviors.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrate and teach building and construction techniques in accordance with standards established by the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California
  • Effectively instruct students assigned in technical/vocational area(s) and career development skills
  • Effectively communicate orally and in writing
  • Establish and maintain approved and effective discipline and order regarding assigned technical/vocational area(s)
  • safely and effectively operate a variety of machines and equipment appropriate for assigned instruction area(s)
  • Familiarity with Environmental Literacy and Concepts
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Work as a team player and in a team environment
  • Commitment and ability to work alongside diverse, economically disadvantaged individuals
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to Success Centers mission
Job Tasks:
  • Instruct participants in basic list and hunt trades skills as identified by program curriculum
  • Monitors performance by assessing needs, testing skills and knowledge, and then communicating results to students.
  • Supervise participants on offsite jobs authorized to perform work related to training
  • Plan and supervise class projects, construction site visits, guest speakers, training site and special events
  • Maintain knowledge of participant’s attendance
  • Assist trainees in passing safety exam
  • Prepare materials and classroom for curriculum activities and testing
  • Manage inventory of tools, materials and ordering of supplies
  • Assist with maintaining facility (organize inventory, clean work space, etc.)
  • Understand and communicate programs, enrollment, and eligibility process
  • Develop and work with Construction team daily map/plan
  • Provide daily report out of participant’s progress, case management and tracking, as well as evaluation for performance milestones
  • Enforce rules and procedures for participants
  • Assist with orientation and recruitment efforts
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Minimum of Five (5) years’ experience in construction trade or related field
  • OSHA certification required (must have or be obtained within 60 days of hire)
  • Vocational teaching credential preferred (or ability to become certified)
Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate tools and equipment
  • Drive a vehicle to conduct work
  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; and climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
  • Generally, the job requires 30 percent sitting, 30 percent walking, and 40 percent standing.
  • Some outdoor work is expected.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter and resume to Success Centers
values inclusivity and honors differences in race/ethnicity, gender,
socioeconomic level, gender identification and sexual orientation.

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Construction, Education



$64,480 -$70,000/year



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