Adjunct Faculty: Heavy Equipment Operator

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Work type: Faculty - Part Time
Location: Cottonport, LA
Categories: Workforce Development & Education

College: SLCC

Department: Workforce & Economic Development

Sub department: Corporate College

Type of Appointment:  Unclassified - Adjunct

Salary:  Commensurate with Experience

Location:  Cottonport


Duties and Responsibilities: 

 Conducts theoretical and technical training classes for commercial vehicles, providing theory,
simulation, and practical applications for classes in heavy equipment (dozers, excavators, etc.).
 Uses established training materials to present formal class training exercises and lab work to students.
 Provides training in policy, procedures in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
 Uses established training materials to present training exercises and practice in preparing students to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle.
 Provides hands-on training in advanced applications, training, and testing preparations in equipment inspection, skill maneuvers, and operator skills.
 Maintaining office hours for student consultations.
 Preparing and providing course syllabi and instructional materials to students.
 Evaluating and reviewing students’ progress in attaining goals and objectives.
 Keeping appropriate records of testing and grading, as per college standards.
 Utilizing technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, communicate with others and facilitate learning.
 Maintaining student discipline through effective classroom management.
 Attaining, maintaining, and reviewing program certification requirements, as appropriate.
 Fulfilling professional assignments in accordance with the South Louisiana Community College calendar and contractual obligations.
 Partner with Business and Industry to promote the Heavy Equipment Operator program.


Required Education: High School Diploma


Required Experience: 

 Minimum of 5-8 years of Heavy Equipment Operator experience
 Must be able to properly demonstrate how to safely operate heavy equipment and perform safety checks
 Basic knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance
 Willing to work evenings and weekends
 Perform other duties as needed


Required Licenses or Certifications: An active, unencumbered driver's license.


Preferred Education: Associate Degree


Passing pre-employment criminal background screen is required as a condition of employment.

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Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges System