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BCGEU Faculty, Metal Fabrication

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Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Metal Fabrication
Who We Are
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Position Summary
BCIT and the School of Construction and the Environment is seeking a temporary, full-time Instructor for our Metal Fabrication team. We are currently seeking applications from individuals who hold a Red Seal certification as a Metal Fabricator and are interested in sharing their trade knowledge and abilities with future tradespersons (Foundations Students) and current industry apprentices (Apprenticeship and Part Time Studies). If you enjoy collaboration and teamwork and have a proven track record in the industry, we are interested in hearing from you.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Classroom instruction and lesson preparation
  • Shop and lab instruction and supervision
  • Evaluation of learning and teaching
  • Operation of shop equipment and demonstration of that operation to students
  • Administrative responsibilities such as submitting marks, internal and external communications
  • Other duties as assigned by the department relating to instruction and curriculum
  • Development and maintenance of curriculum
  • Collaboration and teamwork with the department and chief instructor

In addition to these duties, a person with the willingness to learn new concepts and address technical developments in their field is a must. The successful candidate will have the ability to motivate students to learn and commit themselves to excellence in instruction.

  • BC Certificate of Qualification with Inter-provincial Red Seal in Metal/Steel Fabrication.
  • Minimum of five years’ current experience as a journeyperson in a variety of applications.
  • Plate and pressure shop experience would be an asset.
  • Shipbuilding experience would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to instruct the curriculum.
  • Previous supervisory, teaching or leadership experience.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Operation and programming of CNC equipment would be an asset.
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma (or willingness to achieve such).
  • Knowledge of relevant safe work practices.
  • Welding ticket and/or shipbuilding/repair experience would be an asset.
  • Current computer and technological literacy including, but not limited to Microsoft excel and word.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of forty-six days of vacation
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined contribution pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT PTS courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more
Salary Range Salary range: $68,375 - $101,563 per annum
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SOCE Industrial Construction
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 08/29/2022
Anticipated End Date 11/25/2022
Competition Information

Competition Number 22GEUF24
Competition Open Date 08/17/2022
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents