Heavy Equipment: Truck & Diesel Technician Instructor

Alfred, Allegany County
May 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Company Description:

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn what to think, not how to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.

Job Description:

The Alfred State College Heavy Equipment- Truck and Diesel Technician curriculum is adding a position in our senior Truck and Diesel service lab. Responsibilities include instructing post-secondary students in heavy truck and diesel repair, student advising, recruiting, committee service, and maintaining industry relations. Applicants must be well versed in diesel engine overhaul, preventive maintenance, electrical systems, air brakes, and hydraulic systems used on modern heavy equipment and heavy trucks. The ideal candidate will also be fluent with computers used for word processing, email, and grading.


Applicants must have an  associate degree and a minimum of seven years of experience, with five of those years working as a technician.

ASE certification and factory service training are desirable. Applicants that have previous teaching experience and degree qualifications will be given preference.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/student-services/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must provide a resume and cover letter of interest when applying.