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Gas Utility Construction and Service Instructor (208 views)

Green Bay, Wisconsin
January 11, 2017


HOURS: Flexibility in schedule is required for day, night or weekend classes as needed.

STARTING SALARY RANGE: $57,209- $69,253 based on a standard 175-day, full-time obligation.

*Current benefit eligible employees will be placed within the pay range based on their current rate/range.

Anticipated Start Date: June 1, 2017.


Location: Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Human Resources, 2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay, WI 54307-9042. All postings are considered current and available until removed from the website.

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is committed to promoting a learning environment where employees and students of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue career and academic goals embraced in an environment of respect and shared inquiry.


Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is an innovative leading-edge college dedicated to student success. An instructor’s primary purpose is to design instruction and assessment in an engaging environment to foster learner success. An instructor continually improves the overall quality in the delivery of learning to support the achievement of college outcomes and priorities utilizing evidence to support decision-making. Instructors work in alignment with the college’s mission, vision, core values, and operating principles. Instructors are expected to provide service to the college community exemplified by teamwork, committee involvement, and participation in shared leadership activities. In addition, instructors commit to ongoing professional growth in both instructional and technical areas to comply with NWTC’s faculty progression structure, as well as the development of their colleagues and teams.

It is our commitment as a College to ensure that we invest the resources necessary to positively impact teaching and student success. Consistent with this commitment all new faculty are required to successfully complete the Northeast Wisconsin Technical College Instructor Preparation Academy. The Academy is a structured, practical, course-based cohort learning experience during first three years of employment. Courses include teaching and learning strategies, guidance and counseling, curriculum development, assessment, diversity, and more. The details of the schedule will be made available upon hire.


Education: A Technical Diploma in subject area

  • Occupational Experience: Five years related experience in the gas utility service and construction industry. Experience may include:
    • Gas Construction Mechanic
    • Gas Service Mechanic
    • Install, maintain, and operate natural gas distribution systems used to supply natural gas to residential, commercial and industrial customers.
    • Install, maintain, and operate propane systems used to supply propane gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.  
    • Install and repair natural and propane gas appliances used by residential and commercial customers.
  • At a minimum, occupational experience has to have occurred at least 1 year within the last 5 years.
  • Welding experience and gas appliances relight experience preferred.


Other Requirements

  • Previous teaching experience with adult learners is preferred
  • Ability to work non-standard hours including evening and weekend hours
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the District’s standard insurance policy terms.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) preferred or capable of obtaining one.
  • Operator Qualifications (OQ) Evaluator.
  • Qualified in PE fusion.
  • Completion of an OSHA Safety Course and a Construction Equipment Operator course required.
  • Prior leadership role which involves training and instruction preferred.


Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the functions identified in the job description.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes multicultural perspectives, core abilities, and technical content to meet industry or regulatory standards to prepare graduates for successful careers.
  • Utilize engaging instructional strategies and methodologies which foster student success both in and outside of the classroom.
  • Create learning experiences which integrate multiple alternative or emerging delivery methodologies and instructional technologies to maximize student success, including, but not limited to, hybrid, face-to-face, video conferencing, self-paced, and on-line course delivery.
  • Provide immediate, routine, and consistent feedback to students to assist them in improving performance in technical and core ability competencies.
  • Create a learning environment that integrates best practices for student success including authentic service learning, student club events, and engagement in profession specific activities.
  • Develop, support, participate and collaborate with other departments on student recruitment, program marketing, and referral of students as needed for student success strategies including tutoring, counseling, advising, etc.  
  • Use data to measure quality outcomes related to student persistence, retention, completion rate, course success, and to design improvement strategies based on the evidence.
  • Comply with College policies and practices related to instruction, assessment, and delivery.  
  • Engage with business and industry through engagement and participation in advisory committees, including the recruitment of new members, planning of meetings, participation in community groups, and business visits.
  • Participate in community and college-sponsored events to promote the college’s programs and enhance community relationships.
  • Engage in division, department and team meetings and requirements including the development and completion of the college’s strategic planning through team action plans and budget requests
  • Maintain proficient knowledge and skill in emerging trends and current occupational practices by networking with regional industry leaders and participating in continuing education and professional development.
  • Assist in the development of adjunct faculty through communication, sharing of resources, coaching and mentoring.
  • Maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System requirements, faculty progression structure requirements and licensure required by other agencies to maintain individual and program accreditation.


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the instructional process and associated curriculum development and review for the program.
  • Train students in construction, maintenance and operation of transmission and distribution systems, electrical circuits, protective piping devices, regulatory requirements, troubleshooting theory and practice, venting, ANSI-Z223.1 code, and comparable support activities.
  • Train students in the safe operation of heavy construction equipment related to the gas utility industry.
  • Train students in all processes of joining steel and plastic gas pipelines.
  • Emergency response training related to the natural gas industry.
  • Prepare students for a class A commercial driver’s license.
  • Instruct students in gas appliance relight and safety inspections.
  • Instruct students on gas measurement, including gas metering and gas regulators.
  • Train students on underground pipe locating equipment, installation of gas mains and services, the operation and maintenance of the gas pipeline system.
  • Maintain certification for Operator Qualifications (OQ) including required testing and professional development.

Contact Number: 920-498-6286

Salary Type: Per Year

Salary Range: $50,000-$70,000