Marquette, MI 49855
Oct 15, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 493356
Work type: Faculty and Librarians
Location: Marquette, MI 49855
Categories: Faculty-Technology and Occupational Sciences

Position title



Tech & Occuptnl Sciences, Col

Term of assignment

Continuing Earning

Term end date, if applicable

FLSA status

Exempt = not eligible for overtime

Work schedule




No travel

Brief statement of duties:

Brief statement of duties

Develop and teach undergraduate courses for the Electrical Line Technician Program. Course topics that will be taught include: Fundamentals of Electricity, Electrical Formulas, Line Electrician Field Practice, Applied Electricity for Lineperson, Electrical Line Safety, Construction Standards, and Truck Driving.

Additional responsibility include assessment of student learning outcomes, student advising, committee assignments, course development, professional development, application of laptop computers in the learning environment, service to the department and university with selective program leadership responsibilities, participation in extra-curricular service opportunities, program of scholarship, and perform other assignments per departmental needs. This is a campus-based position.

Minimum qualifications:

Required education

High School Graduation or Equivalent

Discipline/degree area

Required specialized training/certifications

-Possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License.

Required minimum work experience

-Must have completed one year of industry work experience beyond the four-year earned apprenticeships and attained journeyman line electrician status or five years of utility experience in electrical or engineering discipline.

Knowledge, skills, abilities or attributes required for satisfactory performance of the position duties

-Ability to obtain a CDL Instructor Certification for Michigan.

-Thorough knowledge of all phases of electric distribution and transmission work procedures and safety rules, electric distribution standards, applicable state electric codes and statutes, and underground facilities and their purpose.

-Strong understanding of electrical theory and ability to analyze and troubleshoot electric circuits.

-Electrical and mechanical aptitude.

-Ability as a trainer and leader, capacity for responsibility and decisions making.

-Diplomatic, cooperative, and able to work well with students, other instructors, and the public.

-Ability to operate all types of electrical tools and equipment and to drive large trucks.

-Ability to perform occasional heavy lifting and/or carrying of 50 to 100 lbs. and frequent lifting and/or carrying of up to 50 lbs.

-Ability to see at 20 feet or more, with depth perception and field of vision.

-Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions and within confined spaces for sustained periods.

-Ability to work aloft various poles, towers, aerial lifts, scaffolds, ladders, buildings or other structures for sustained periods.

-Ability to incorporate application of laptop computers in the learning environment.

-Good oral and written communication skills.

-Effective collegiality and interpersonal skills.

-Good time management skills.

-Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

-Ability to participate in budget discussions and make recommendations to administration and program partners.

Additional desirable qualifications:

Additional desirable qualifications

-Collegiate teaching and/or industry training experience.

-Community and/or civic leadership within area of expertise.

-Professional credentials, licenses and certifications.

-Professional affiliations associated to the line tech profession.


Special instructions to applicants

Application materials will include the faculty application, cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, documentation of attained journeyman line electrician status, and documentation of valid Class A Driver's License.

Contact information

John Centko - [email protected]

Equal Employment Opportunity

NMU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, and is strongly committed to increasing the diversity of its employees.

Advertised: Oct 14 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Nov 27 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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