Instructional Assistant - Technical Education ( Welding)

Antelope Valley College
Lancaster, California (US)
$4,284.87 Monthly

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Antelope Valley College


Instructional Assistant - Technical Education ( Welding)

Salary: $4,284.87 Monthly

Deadline: 7/22/2022 11:59 PM Pacific


Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at:



Under the direction of the Dean of Technical Education, control parts, tools and supplies in an assigned instructional lab involving automotive, auto body, air conditioning, and/or welding, assist students in a lab setting with technical instructions on the safe use of power equipment and hand tools.  Performs other related duties as may be assigned.



E = indicates essential duties of the position

• Assists students in classroom lecture and lab activities, answer questions and assist with project and worksheets, instruct students in the use of tools, equipment, and safety practices. (E)

• Assists in the administration of projects; assists in the preparation of exam, projects, and worksheets. (E)

• Issues, collects, operates, and performs preventative maintenance and repair of tools and equipment used in the classroom/lab. (E)

• Maintain inventory records of supplies and equipment; prepare requisitions; request bids from vendors; receive and process supplies and equipment utilizing a computerized record system.

• Update and maintain records of attendance and grades according to established procedures. (E)

• Fabricate and construct lab work areas in accordance with subject specialty. (E)

• Assists in recruiting students during outreach functions. (E)

• Maintain lab computers current with required data.

• Check out and retrieve tools from students; clean tools, labs, and equipment. (E)

• Coordinates and performs the ordering, receiving, distribution, use and disposal of hazardous materials in the classroom/lab.

• Assist students in the labs as per Instructors instructions.

• Performs other related duties as may be assigned.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to:

• college level course work in assigned area of specialty and

• one year experience (in area of specialty) checking out or working with automotive, auto body, machine shop, air conditioning, and/or welding, tools, parts and equipment.


LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  (Must be able to obtain within first 90 days of employment)

• Valid California driver's license.

• Valid forklift operator's certificate.



Inventory methods, procedures and record-keeping.

• Operation, uses, care, calibration, repair and maintenance of auto body, air conditioning, welding and machine shop tools, parts and equipment.

• Basic record-keeping techniques.

• Technical aspects of field of specialty.

• Proper methods of storing equipment, materials, supplies and hazardous materials.

• Basic computer operation.



Issue proper tools, materials and equipment needed by students and instructors.

• Maintain security and records for tool room area.

• Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with students and instructors.

• Perform basic repair and maintenance of department tools, materials, parts and equipment.

• Maintain accurate inventory and repair records.

• Operate a computer terminal to input and retrieve data.

• Make less complex repairs to electrical equipment.

• Read and write at the level required for successful job performance.



WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Not applicable – no permanent full-time staff to supervise.


CONTACTS: Co-workers, instructors, students, vendors.



• Lifting and carrying heavy equipment.

• Pushing and pulling.

• Bending at the waist.

• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate equipment.

• Reaching to demonstrate repair techniques.

• Standing for extended periods of time.



Shop environment.

• Noise and fumes.

• Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

• Working around and with machinery having moving parts.

• Possible exposure to fumes and gases from vehicle operation.

• Exposure to hazardous materials.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.


Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity.

Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley.
Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

This philosophy is reflected in the curriculum, the student-faculty relation-ships, the services and resources, and the policies of the College.

Antelope Valley College, a public institution of higher education, provides a quality,comprehensive education to a diverse population of learners. We are committed to student success offering value and opportunity, in service to our community.

We offer:

Associate Degree Programs

Associate degree programs comprised of general education courses, proficiency requirements, designated courses in a specific major or area of emphasis. Associate degrees provide students with “the ability to think and to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; to use mathematics; to understand the modes of inquiry of the major disciplines; to be aware of other cultures and times; to achieve insights gained through experience in thinking about ethical problems; and to develop the capacity for self-understanding.”

Career Technical Programs

Certificate and degree programs comprised of “essential career technical instruction” in a variety of business, technical, and occupational courses designed to enhance students’ knowledge and skills leading to employment, career advancement, certification, and state or federal licensure. We award both Chancellor’s Office approved Certificates of Achievement and locally approved Certificates of Proficiency.

Transfer/General Education Courses

Transfer/general education courses in communication and critical thinking, the physical and biological sciences, arts and humanities, social and behavioral sciences, and technical education. Completion of these courses allows students to fulfill degree requirements or enroll in upper division courses and programs at accredited four-year institutions through our articulation agreements.

Basic Skills Courses

Basic skills courses in reading, writing, mathematics, English as a Second Language, and learning and study skills. These courses offer students essential foundation skills that are necessary for success in college-level degree applicable courses.

Student Support and Instructional Support

A variety of services in academic, career, and personal counseling, in library instruction and course support, in learning assistance. These services support the needs of students in pursuing and achieving their educational goals.

Workforce Preparation and Economic Development

Workforce programs, job preparation courses (non-degree applicable) and a variety of services that contribute to the educational and economic well being of the community.

Personal Enrichment and Professional Development

Community service offerings, non-credit, not-for-credit classes and services that develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for students to be effective members of the community. These classes enhance the community’s social, cultural, and economic well being. Non-credit course offerings may lead to a Certificate of Completion and/or Certificate of Competency.

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