Mechanical Engineering Instructor
Texas State Technical College 75 reviews - Waco, TX

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About TSTC :

TSTC is the only state-supported technical college system in Texas. TSTC’s statewide role and mission is to efficiently and effectively help Texas meet the high-tech challenges of today’s global economy, in partnership with business and industry, government agencies, and other educational institutions. If this is a mission you could support and help TSTC achieve, please complete our application process.

Position Overview :

To perform a variety of technical instructional assignments and classroom preparation including conventional machine tool operation, blueprint reading/ engineering drawings, precision measurement tools, set-up, programming, and operation of CNC lathes and mills, and the operation of CAD/CAM systems. This position will also assist in all other instructor related duties to support the program, department, and college.

Essential Function :
  • Five years of hands-on experience in the machining industry, dealing specifically with the manufacturing or building of mechanical components is desired. Teaching experience considered a plus.
  • Provide technical classroom and lab instruction to all students in the program which may include evenings and weekends.
  • Must be familiar with computers and applicable software in order to teach manual and CNC machining and CAD/CAM classes.
  • Prepare classrooms, labs and equipment to support the instruction and use of equipment.
  • Ensure classrooms, labs and equipment remain in good working order.
  • Perform registration & advising assignments, attend marketing & promotional events, and attend graduation ceremonies.
  • Participate in covering classes as necessary to support absent faculty.
  • Practice and maintain all safety requirements in order to ensure student safety and to adhere to all TSTC and OSHA safety requirements, practices and procedures as required.
  • Maintains tools and equipment and participates in purchasing required parts, equipment, supplies, and tools in order to support the program and Engineering Technology Department.
  • Assist in routine equipment, tool, and machine maintenance as needed.
  • Must have flexibility to complete required assignments, classes and projects that might arise outside of normal working hours.
  • Perform minor repairs and adjustments on equipment; maintain general cleanliness of the laboratory.
  • Knowledge of related technology such as manufacturing, engineering drawings, quality control, CNC and CAD/CAM technology.
  • Knowledge and understanding of TSTC policies and procedures.
  • Participate on college committees and in other institutional activities and programs as needed.
  • Stay abreast of new developments, and changes in various academic fields; participate in staff development programs, workshops, seminars, and other continuing education programs as appropriate.
  • Assist in the recruitment of students from community high schools.
  • Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Providing technical instruction to college students.
  • Conventional machine tool operation, such as mills and lathes.
  • CNC set-up, programming, and operation of mills and lathes.
  • Safety rules and regulations.
  • Understand and be able to adapt quickly to a variety of computer software programs, programming languages, and operating systems related to Machining.
  • Safe work practices.
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Basic mathematical principles.
  • Principles and procedures of record keeping.

Minimum Qualifications :
  • Must possess an AAS or equivalent degree in Machining Technology or related field and demonstrated competencies in the teaching discipline.
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Bachelor’s degree in Machining Technology/Manufacturing Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Five years of hands-on experience in the machining industry, dealing specifically with the manufacturing or building of mechanical components is desired.
  • Teaching experience considered a plus.

Annual Salary : $40, 812 - DOE

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