Welding Instructor Job Description

Welding Instructor Job Description

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Welding instructor provides technical guidance to Manufacturing Engineers and maintenance personnel; assisting in problem solving of welding related issues.

Welding Instructor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Administer and correct tests
Monitor student progress in the program by ensuring compliance with established Data Integrity guidelines
Compile data and maintain orderly records
Ability to work a 1st shift schedule 2nd shift intermittently for business needs
Teaching a variety of welding courses with lectures and labs
Laboratory preparation
May teach special training programs to meet specific corporate customer needs
Provide industry level quality plate and pipe welding instruction in accordance with (IAW) AWS D1.1, API 1104, and ASME piping codes and SEC
Conduct destructive testing and analysis IAW the criteria mentioned above
Placement of graduates

Welding Instructor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Welding Instructor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AWS, CWI, CWE, CPR, ARI, PE, ARC, PC, ASME

Education for Welding Instructor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the welding instructor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Welding, Graduate, Teaching, Welding Technology, Education, Technical, Faculty, Industrial Technology, Associates, The College

Skills for Welding Instructor

Desired skills for welding instructor include:

Basic mathematics and applied algebra in order to successfully instruct the student in specialized fields of expertise
Blackboard Learning Management System
Gas Handling procedures
Gas Standards
Manufacturing Skills Standards Council
One industry credential from the American Welding Society
Policies and regulatory requirements
Problem solving and analytical tools and approaches
TD Williamson Pressure control equipment
Welding applications in manufacturing and at least

Desired experience for welding instructor includes:

Candidate must have documented experience in Metal Inert Gas (MIG), SMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding), FCAW (Flux-Cored Arc Welding), and TIG (Tungsten Inert Gas) welding in multiple positions from previous employers
Teaching experience in welding
Verification of current or past certifications (ASME, AWS, or API standards)
AWS CWI/CWE certified
Documented work experience of eight years in the pipe welding industry along with a high school diploma
Extensive pipe welding experience in uphill and/or downhill progression

Welding Instructor Examples

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Welding Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a welding instructor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for welding instructor
  • Teach full-time to include fall, spring and possibly a portion of summer semesters and have a commitment to using assessment to improve teaching and learning
  • Involvement in program committees and could represent the program on college and System committees as determined by the program and/or college
  • Responsible for assisting with student recruitment, retention, assessment and other duties as assigned by the Dean
  • Under general supervision, develops program and course outlines, goals and objectives
  • Prepares lesson plans for classroom instruction for credited welding and joining technology courses
  • Requests and maintains supplies and equipment and prepares required budget requests
  • Maintains program certification requirements, as appropriate
  • Meets with students, staff members and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of the students
  • Work with Dean to coordinate adjunct instructors
  • Manages administrative responsibilities related to scheduling, developing syllabi and teaching courses
Qualifications for welding instructor
  • Minimum of 2 years of arc welding instruction experience
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent 5 years recent welding field experience is required
  • Five years recent teaching experience at the college level or industry training experience or a combination of teaching at the college level and industry trainer experience may be substituted, year for year, for recent welding field experience
  • Semi-automatic processes experience in fabrication
  • Must be able to teach the workforce to read blueprints, layout material, understand Q.A
  • Be able to provide detailed and technically accurate written condition, and open inspection reports
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Welding Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a welding instructor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for welding instructor
  • 3) Oversee the student vocational/CTE testing program for the career subject area
  • 4) Establish guidelines for proper student conduct and implement disciplinary procedures and policies that ensure a safe and orderly environment
  • 5) Ensure instruction curricula is aligned with District, state and MTC goals and frameworks
  • 6) Establish a vision and mission for the assigned vocational or CTE subject area in collaboration with stakeholders
  • 7) Maintain and model high standards of professional conduct
  • 8) Set high standards and expectations for self, others, and school
  • 9) Provide recognition and celebration for student, staff and school accomplishments
  • Duties include a flexible schedule of lecture, lesson planning, student advisement, and registration, which may involve split teaching shifts and/or travel to multiple campuses
  • Advises/counsels students, maintains appropriate student records on each student
  • May serve on committees and/or work on projects with other instructional departments/divisions and school-wide planning
Qualifications for welding instructor
  • Position requires frequent interaction with Senior Directors of the Suez Canal Authority, professionalism and cultural tolerance is a must for this position
  • ASME Sec
  • Understand Q.A
  • Must demonstrate instructional skills
  • Ability to communicate, understand and meet needs of less technical customers
  • High school diploma or GED and at least 5 years work experience in industry as a welder or a welding instructor
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Welding Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a welding instructor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for welding instructor
  • Teaching assignments may include a variety of instructional settings and times, including evenings and weekends
  • Is responsible for the academic and social progress of assigned students
  • Participates in school functions and activities
  • Maintains the physical and emotional safety and well-being of students
  • Plan, coordinate and perform training for both new hire and current employees
  • Ensure welders are trained in accordance with Forum’s weld procedures
  • Communicate with trainees on their requirements and scheduling training classes
  • Present training information to trainees with a variety of methods including theory and hands-on participation
  • Maintain records of employee training
  • Maintain, along with Quality, the welder continuity log
Qualifications for welding instructor
  • Associate’s Degree in vocational arts with an emphasis in welding
  • Competency in Microsoft Office, the Internet, and Management System Software is essential
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, influencing, and presentation skills
  • Associate degree in Welding Technology preferred
  • Associate Degree in Welding Technology from an accredited college or university will be required
  • Welder Cert 1 Level Certificate from an accredited college or university will be considered
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Welding Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of welding instructor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for welding instructor
  • Communicate with Quality, Field Service, Engineering, and Sales departments to ensure training information is up to date
  • Report to the QA Manager, ensuring all documentation is completed and entered in a timely and effective manner
  • Develops welding techniques, procedures, and selection of welding equipment in regard to problems involving fabrication of metals, utilizing knowledge of production specifications, properties and characteristics of metals and metal alloys, and engineering principles
  • Develops and tests new fabrication processes and techniques, while improving existing processes
  • Coaches and develops employees in all aspects of Welding training including PC, Gas Welding, ARC Welding, PE Fusion, and contractor certification
  • Plans, prepares and delivers technical and non-technical training Distribution Welding, PE Fusion and all aspects of Pressure Control
  • Project manages the development of training materials, programs, and training schedules
  • Acts as work supervisor for students during course of class
  • Prepares written appraisals or interims concerning student's ability to satisfactorily meet Welding Training objectives
  • Completes project and program plans, analyses, communications and reports
Qualifications for welding instructor
  • AWS CWI/CWE Certification considered
  • Teaching experience in a community or technical college Welding program preferred
  • Exceptional cases of professional experience or credentialing in lieu of the above requirements may be considered on an individual basis
  • Associate Applied Science Welding Technology preferred
  • AWS CWI/CWE certification preferred
  • Current Welder certifications preferred
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Welding Instructor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a welding instructor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for welding instructor
  • Responsible for classroom instruction of welding and welding related subjects as outlined in the various course descriptions, manipulative skill instruction using various arc welding processes
  • Utilize visual aids and other training aids in lecture discussions
  • Follow and implement all course outlines and instructions
  • Assist with updating course materials and outlines as needed
  • Know, follow, and enforce all Institute safety regulations
  • Know, follow, and enforce Institute policies and the student code of conduct
  • Maintain and enforce impeccable housekeeping in classrooms and lab area
  • Make booth rounds to work one-on-one with students, and evaluate performance
  • Conduct in-plant and specialized training as assigned
  • Coordinate with team and supervisor to schedule and instruct courses in accordance with the needs of the business
Qualifications for welding instructor
  • Three years work experience in the field required
  • Welder Cert 1 Level Certificate for an accredited college or university will be considered
  • For this position, an A.A.S
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Welding is preferred
  • Some state-wide travel may be required as well
  • Valid teaching certificate from the state Department of Education or comparable authority

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