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BCGEU Faculty, Sheet Metal

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Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Sheet Metal
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 Construction and the Environment is seeking a temporary, full-time (1.0 FTE) BCGEU Faculty, Sheet Metal. We invite you to join BCIT’s trades training team. Currently we are seeking applications from individuals that are Red Seal certified in the Sheet Metal Trade and are interested in sharing their knowledge and skills with both Foundation students (future workers) and industry apprentices. If you enjoy teamwork, have an innovative approach, and have a proven track record in industry, then we want to hear from you.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Classroom instruction to apprentice, entry-level or Industry Services students.
  • Shop and laboratory instruction and supervision.
  • Instructional counseling, evaluation and preparation.
  • Administrative responsibilities, including assignments, examination marking, and student evaluation.
  • Other duties directly related to the instruction of trades and vocational programs.
  • Curriculum maintenance and program enhancement.
  • Input into development of modifications to workshop and instructional areas.
  • Preparing and presenting classroom lectures, practical demonstrations, and working collaboratively with the Sheet Metal Department Head.

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 the Sheet Metal Trade.
  • Minimum of five years’ current experience as a journeyperson in a variety of applications.
  • 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/Plasma equipment would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of relevant safe work practices.
  • Current computer and technological literacy including, but not limited to Microsoft excel and word.
  • Provincial Instructor Diploma (or willingness to achieve such).
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 Salary Range: $78,133 - $115,805 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SOCE 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 04/08/2024
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 24GEUF78
Competition Open Date 02/21/2024
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+
  3. * 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
  4. * 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
  5. * 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.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents