Faculty- HVAC/R

Pittsburgh Technical College
Oakdale, PA

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Job Title:

Faculty- HVAC/R


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:

To teach coursework in the HVAC technology program which is a 21-month associate degree program.

  • To support curriculum and provide training and student support to produce graduates who meet entry-level employment criteria for positions in HVAC
  • Prepare students to pass certification tests required in the profession

Education Requirements:

REQUIRED EDUCATION:EPA Universal Certification required PREFERRED EDUCATION: Associate Degree in related field

Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum of five (5) years’ full-time work experience in HVAC/R field
  • Prior experience conducting certification tests for qualifications of personnel with national code requirements a plus.


To teach HVAC coursework to prepare graduates for employment as skilled HVAC Technicians. Coursework includes:

  • HVAC/R Troubleshooting
  • HVAC/R Service
  • HVAC/R Install
  • Blueprint reading
  • Sheet Metal Fabrication/Duct Design
  • Load Calculation
  • Wiring Schematics
  • Controls/PLC’s

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.

Health, Dental, Vision (additional benefit information upon request).
OTHER JOB INFORMATION:Pre-service training is provided by the Center for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
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: The faculty office schedule covers the ten-hour period between 7:00 am – 5:00 pm for day classes. Full-time Faculty are scheduled to work a nine-hour schedule within this time-period. Most of these hours require the faculty member to be on campus to full fill their duties of instructing classes, office hours for students, tutoring hours, and time required for department/staff and committee meetings.

Faculty are permitted to go off-site to complete grading, write curriculum, etc. as their schedule permits. Faculty working off-site must notify their Academic Chair that they will be working off-site. WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Equipment used includes HVAC lab equipment and 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:

Competitive salary

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Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Special Instructions Summary:

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

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