Full-Time Carpenter Instructor
The Carpenters Training Institute promotes diversity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to every team member. We are on a fast track within the construction industry and are seeking a highly skilled professional with a positive attitude to take us even further.
The Carpenters Training Institute, Twin Cities Campus, is now accepting applications for a full-time instructor. This position will require day, evening and weekend training. Travel is to be expected. Previous construction experience in the field and basic computer skills required. Interviews to be conducted by CTI. Valid ID and driver’s license required on hire date. Please email resume to SPanek@carpenterstraininginstitute.org and
Essential Duties and Responsibilities, but not limited to:
• Monitor inventories and request/purchase supplies and equipment, present competitive pricing options.
• Teach high quality classes that benefit the apprentice, member, and contractor.
• Teach curriculum that has been approved by the JATC.
• Review and build curriculum as required for JATC review.
• Contribute to the high functioning team at CTI for the continued success of the Training Program.
• Maintain class material and supplies in an orderly fashion.
• Organize the shop floor on a weekly basis.
• Supervise Apprentices on the shop floor while cultivating an environment conducive to learning.
• Monitor and enforce our Safety Culture within the training center (all PPE is required)
• Schedule and maintain maintenance logs on shop equipment for annual inspections and maintenance of tools and equipment to comply with area OSHA standards.
• Maintain a secure and safe working environment for employees, members and guests to the CTI.
• Continuously learn and be proactive about new construction practices and participate in educational opportunities when assigned.
• Travel, often on weekends, to the International Training Center to successfully complete training programs as required.
• Maintain compliance with all company policies, procedures, and core values of CTI and JATC committees.
• Assist in events with community partners including schools, politicians, contractors and vendors.
• Have the willingness and ability to travel to other training centers and the ITC as required.
• Assist in the scheduling of Skill Enhancement Classes and Contractor requested classes.
• Attend related training and Train the Trainer opportunities at the ITC in-order to be able to teach all areas of our Craft.
• Perform any other related or unrelated, unassigned, unspecified duty that may be needed from time to time.
• Become familiar with new technological advances as required. iPads, electronic layout tools, and electronic prints are an important component of our programs.
• Keep Coordinator informed on a weekly basis of Campus activities or outside requests.
Compensation: Highest negotiated rate and fringes for the area after a six-month introductory period.
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
• Completion of the Apprenticeship Program, preferred.
• Considerable knowledge of Carpentry, Millwrights, Pile Drivers, Floor Coverers, tools, equipment, materials and safety practices of our Crafts of the UBC work.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.
• Knowledge of supervisory practices.
• Computer proficiency. (MS Office -Word, Excel and Outlook)
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing and orally.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all
Training personnel in addition to but not limited to Council Employees, Contractors, and Vendors.
• Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
• Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
• Must be able to complete work duties assigned to them.
• Must have a valid driver’s license.
• Physical ability to stand for periods of time, sitting, climbing, reaching, lifting, bend, stoop, kneel, work from ladders, and perform in inclement weather. Use of hands, arms, legs and feet. Able to see, hear and speak.
The Carpenters and Joiners Apprenticeship and Journeymen Training Trust Fund is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or apprentices based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), sexual orientation, genetic information, or because they are an individual with a disability or a person 40 years old or older.