Shipfitting Adjunct Instructor (Non-Credit)

Trident Technical College
North Charleston, SC

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Position Type
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Job Responsibilities

This position reports to the Dean and/or Associate Dean of the Manufacturing and Maintenance Division and/or the Welding Technology Program Coordinator. This position will provide an in-depth understanding of the duties of a ship fitter and develop a safety-conscious attitude to prepare students for a career in heavy steel manufacturing. The instructor will teach the curriculum in all aspects of shop fitting, including but not limited to performing basic math and measurement calculations with fractions, decimals, and basic plane geometry, Interpretation of blueprints and schematics, Interpretation of welding processes and symbols, Identifying essential shop tools and equipment, Demonstrating competence in basic shop fitting tools and equipment applications, performing basic cutting operations with OFC and Plasma Arc and performing basic layout procedures from blueprints and job specifications.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

This position requires five (5) years’ work experience as a ship fitter and a high school diploma. Candidates with an Associate degree in welding technology or a closely related field is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

The shipfitting instructor will submit reports on time, practice effective class management, prioritize duties and use time wisely, adhere to class schedules and meeting times, provide adequate classroom/lab supervision, and maintain accurate records. Handle students’ work and records in a professional manner and perform other duties as required

Additional Comments

To be considered for this position applicants MUST complete the online SC State Jobs Employment Application. Resumes are NOT reviewed for qualifications.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. For assistance, contact Human Resources at 843.574.6201.

Official transcripts are required upon offer of employment.

Employment applicants may be subject to a background check. Failure to consent to a background check will result in the removal of your application from further consideration. Background checks are conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).

Trident Technical College is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or pregnancy.


Trident Technical College’s vision is to be the leading force for educational opportunity and economic competitiveness in the communities we serve.

Trident Technical College is a public, two-year, multi-campus community college that provides quality education and promotes economic development in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

An open-door institution of higher education, the college serves approximately 17,000 traditional and nontraditional curriculum students who have a wide variety of educational goals, from personal enrichment to career development to university transfer. To help students meet their goals, TTC offers university transfer associate degrees and applied technical associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. The curriculum includes programs in arts and sciences, agriculture, business, computer technology, engineering technology, health sciences, industrial technology, and public service. TTC students draw on knowledge from a broad range of disciplines to develop the communication and critical thinking skills that are fundamental to lifelong learning.

TTC further promotes economic development through continuing education courses; customized education and training for business, industry and government; and a variety of employment training programs.

TTC is committed to being accessible and responsive to community needs. To foster student success, TTC provides developmental education and comprehensive student services. In addition to traditional instruction, TTC’s flexible course offerings and alternative delivery methods, including online instruction, enable more members of the community to pursue higher education.

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2050 Mabeline Road
North Charleston

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