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BCGEU Faculty, Auto Collision

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Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Auto Collision
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.
Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Transportation is seeking a temporary, full-time (1.0 FTE) BCGEU Faculty, Auto Collision to teach in our collision and refinishing programs at our Burnaby campus. Faculty deliver training in basic theory and related information to enable students to become proficient in auto body repair & refinishing. By imparting their practical knowledge, along with hands-on shop practice, Faculty prepare students for entry-level employment in the motor vehicle body repair trade.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instruction to apprenticeship and/or entry-level students.
  • Short-term coverage for full-time faculty release.
  • Preparing for classroom presentations and practical demonstrations.
  • Working collectively with our Department Heads.
Auto collision repair subject areas include:
  • Safety
  • Tools and Equipment
  • Welding
  • Auto Body Construction
  • Sheet Metal Repair
  • Plastics and Composites
  • Surface Preparation
  • Mechanical and Electrical Components
  • Trim and Hardware
  • Glass Removal and Replacement
  • Detailing
  • Shop Management and Appraisal
  • Structural Repair
  • Suspension and Steering
  • Structural Panel Replacement
Auto collision refinishing subject areas include:
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Refinishing Tools and Equipment
  • Removal and Installation
  • Solvents
  • Masking Procedures
  • Corrosion Protection Systems
  • Undercoats
  • Chemical Additives
  • Paint Defects
  • Topcoats
  • Automotive Plastics
  • Selected Repairs
  • Credits
  • Colour Theory
  • Multi Stage Applications
  • Technological Trends

  • ITA Certificate of Qualification with an Inter-Provincial Red Seal Endorsement (Motor Vehicle Body Repairer – Metal & Paint)
  • A minimum of five years of recent journeyperson industry experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and practical skills necessary to instruct the curriculum
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collegial manner within a team
  • Demonstrated ability to develop course resources and training technologies
  • Current computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and a Learning management system (LMS): ability to manage files located on a database
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma or previous post-secondary instructing experience is an asset.
  • Supervisory experience is an asset.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • 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 Salary Range: $75,857 - $112,432 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 Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 01/29/2024
Anticipated End Date 02/29/2024
Competition Information

Competition Number 24GEUF74
Competition Open Date 01/20/2024
Competition Close Date 02/29/2024
Open Until Filled? No
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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+
  3. * This position is temporary with an anticipated end date. At the time of posting, there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date.
    • I acknowledge that there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date of this temporary position.
  4. * All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  5. * Where a successful applicant places within the salary range is dependent on education, experience, and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement. Are you satisfied with being placed on this range?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents