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Electrician Technology Instructor - Adjunct

Pittsburgh Technical College
Oakdale, PA

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Job Title:

Electrician Technology Instructor - Adjunct


School of Trades Technology

Commitment to Mission:

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to PTC students and employees is essential.

About PTC:

Pittsburgh Technical College is a private, non-profit and regionally accredited institution committed to higher education excellence and focused on academic and professional success. Located in Western Pennsylvania since 1946, PTC awards associate and bachelor’s degrees and certificates in these areas: Business, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Design and Engineering Technology, Healthcare, Nursing, Information Systems and Technology, Trades Technology, and Energy and Electronics Technology. The PTC college experience is empowering and culminates in internships and clinical rotations for on-campus, degree-seeking students.

Purpose of Job:

The ideal candidate will teach coursework in in Electrician Technology program. They will develop curriculum, provide training and student support resulting in graduates who meet entry-level employment criteria for positions in Electrician Technology.

Education Requirements:


  • Associate degree preferred in Electrical Technology or related field
  • State Teaching Certification not required

Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum of five years’ full-time work experience in the electrical field.
  • Must have education and work experience to demonstrate
  • competency to teach course work in electrical residential, commercial and industrial construction, maintenance, troubleshooting, instrumentation, controls, conduit bending and power and lighting systems.
  • Must be able to read, understand and convey blueprints and associated building and construction documents.
  • Proficient with and working knowledge of the National Electric Code., NFPA 70E and Electrical Computations.
  • Ability to use software programs (MS Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Electrician journeyman experience preferred or licensure.

  • To teach Electrician Technology coursework to prepare graduates for employment as skilled residential, PLC’s and commercial electricians.
  • Prepare students to pass certification tests required in the profession.


  • Teach
  • Support students
  • Prepare students for employment

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Other Job Information:

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Must pass criminal background check prior to starting position.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT:PTC is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all positions. PTC believes that the gathering and celebration of unique experiences, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace. Our mission is to champion a community of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a spirit of civility. To learn more about DEI’s mission, vision, and values, Visit the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion webpage

ACCOMODATION STATEMENT:Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), PTC does not discriminate against applicants, employees, or students with qualifying disabilities. PTC will provide reasonable accommodation when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with a disability. To request reasonable accommodation, please email [email protected]

Work Schedule:

WORK SCHEDULE:Adjunct – Hours will vary based on course(s) being taught (DAYLIGHT and NIGHT-TIMEHOURS NEEDED) 7:00am to 9:30pm timeframe WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Equipment used includes desktop or laptop with Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone, and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work generally performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

Starting Pay Rate:

starting $41.00 per class hour

Job Category:

Faculty Adjunct

Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Posting Number:


Job Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions Summary:

Please attach all required documents and answer all pre-qualification questions on application.

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