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BCGEU Faculty, Truck and Transport Mechanics

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Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Truck and Transport Mechanics
Who We Are
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Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Transportation is currently seeking a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE) Truck & Transport Mechanics Instructor.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Motive Power group requires one regular, full-time Instructor at our campus located on Annacis Island in Delta to deliver training in our apprenticeship and foundation programs. This full-time position includes instructional responsibilities such as: teaching provincial curriculum; preparing and presenting classroom lectures, course delivery and assessment materials; providing practical demonstrations; and working collaboratively within our Motive Power team. The program curriculum includes the instruction of the disassembly, inspection, overhaul, servicing and reassembly of many types of commercial vehicles. This ranges from vehicle classes 2-8 trucks, tractors and transport trailers, public transportation motor coach (bus), emergency equipment and Hybrid/Plug in/Fuel Cell electric vehicles. Developing teaching deliverables to be used for online, or in-school delivery to meet the provincial curriculum and newer emerging technologies.

  • BC Trades Qualification with Inter-Provincial Red Seal in Truck and Transport Mechanics
  • BC Certificate of Apprenticeship in Truck and Transport Mechanics
  • A minimum of five years recent journeyperson industry experience (more preferred)
  • Ability to instruct the full scope of the Red Seal Occupational Standards for Truck and Transport Mechanics including all levels of apprenticeship
  • Documented experience and training in the repair and maintenance of commercial vehicles including electric drive systems (hybrid/fuel cell or full battery electric)
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint: ability to manage files located on a database and to utilize online programs and/or learning resources
  • Previous experience with heavy duty equipment service and repair is an asset
  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience is an asset
  • Documented experience working as an Instructor in a post-secondary or industrial setting (teaching apprentices) within a team environment is an asset
  • Business operations or service management experience at a dealership level is an asset
  • Public transportation motor coach (bus) maintenance and repair experience is an asset
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 benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range Step 8: $86,163 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SoT Motive Power
Campus Location Annacis Island
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 05/22/2023
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 23GEUF44
Competition Open Date 04/22/2023
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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Supplemental Questions

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

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents