Part-Time Powerline Field/Lab Assistant

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DIVISION: Applied Technology

SUPERVISOR: Dean of Applied Technology

BASIC FUNCTION: Assist the Powerline Program faculty with instruction, assessing student progress, and maintaining safety requirements in the field/lab.
This is a part-time, hourly position, between 24-29 hours per week. The work schedule will vary depending on when the field/lab time is scheduled.

Required Three years related work experience in all phases of utility work, including overhead and underground construction and related activities.
-Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities in electrical theory, transformers, safety, utility equipment operation, underground/overhead high voltage electrical systems, and line maintenance.
-Holds valid CDL license or the ability to obtain within 90 days of employment.
-Excellent oral and written communication and human relations skills.
-Effective organizational skills, particularly as they relate to the teaching and learning process and to project work in the lab.
-Basic computer skills.
Preferred – Previous instructional and/or training experience.
More than 5 years work experience in the powerline field.
Bilingual in English and Spanish languages.

Copies of all academic transcripts are required. Unofficial copies are acceptable at the time of application. Upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment, a complete set of original transcripts will be required.

1. Self-directed. Able to work with minimal supervision.
2. Committed to creating and maintaining a safe environment that is conducive to student learning.
3. Committed to leading and maintaining an inclusive, open-access environment.
4. Able to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


1. Function in a team with program faculty to promote, develop, and deliver quality educational programs that are in the best interest of the students, the college, and the community.
2. Organize and teach labs as assigned by the Powerline Program instructor and/or the Dean of Applied Technology.
3. Oversee lab projects in a punctual manner and for the duration of a scheduled lab session.
4. Assist with the retention of program students.
5. Maintain competency and knowledge of current practices and trends in the Powerline industry.
6. Maintain program equipment; create and submit reports of repairs to the Production Powerline Program instructor and/or the Dean of Applied Technology.
7. Maintain a clean and safe Powerline lab environment that is conducive to student learning.
8. Exhibit a positive and professional demeanor and attitude, contributing to a productive and growth-oriented educational environment.
9. Maintain confidentiality regarding students and colleagues.
10. Demonstrate punctuality when responding to requests from the Production Powerline Program instructor, the Dean of Applied Technology, and/or other college administrators.
11. Assess student progress and maintain accurate and current grade records by working alongside the production Powerline instructor.
12. Attend program and/or division meetings as appropriate.
13. Complete additional duties as assigned.

WAGE/SALARY RANGE: $23.00 – $28.00 per hour based on experience and education.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: Applications accepted until the position is filled.


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