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Powerline Program Instructor

Western Nebraska Community College is currently accepting applications for the position of Powerline Program Instructor at the Alliance, Nebraska campus.

Responsibilities:  
Instruct Powerline Construction and Maintenance Technology college curriculum based on Merchant Job Safety and Training Program.  Position is located at the WNCC Alliance Campus.  Duties include instruction, curriculum development, course scheduling; lab and equipment maintenance, ordering of supplies and equipment; student recruitment, advising, placement, and other program management duties. Student recruitment is an expectation.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate will possess extensive electrical industry knowledge and experience in the construction and maintenance of both transmission and distribution systems; excellent working knowledge of appropriate OSHA safety standards and Rural Utility Services (RUS) specifications, plus experience in teaching these concepts and skills to potential linemen.  This position includes instruction in the following areas: climb and perform work on utility structures; connect transformers; metering both single and three-phase; hot sticking; underground installation; trouble shooting; and switching.

Minimum degree and experience:  Bachelor's Degree and two years industry experience or Associates Degree with five years industry experience or no degree and 10 years’ experience plus relevant industry credential(s).

Preference will be given to individuals who have journey level lineworker status, familiarity with the Merchant Job Training and Safety curriculum; Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), overhead and underground knowledge, earned academic degrees or diplomas, and demonstrated teaching ability.

Salary: 
Commensurate, with excellent benefits package.

Start Date:  
Summer 2019.

Application Deadline:
Open until filled; application review begin March 1, 2019.  Only complete applications will be considered.

Application Procedure:
Email cover letter, current resume, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to hrdirector@wncc.edu; or mail to Human Resources Office, Western Nebraska Community College, 1601 East 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361-1815; or fax to 308.635.6161.

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