Vocational Instructor – Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Structures Job at Okanagan College – in Kelowna, BC

The duties and responsibilities of a Vocational Instructor include continuing excellence in one’s field, instructional
and professional duties, professional development and service.

Education and Experience
A valid Canadian Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License (Maintenance “M1”/“M2” or Structures “S” rating).

An undergraduate degree and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred; however, applicants with an equivalent combination of teaching and work experience may be considered. Aviation teaching experience would be an asset.

An Instructor’s Diploma or valid BC Teacher’s Certificate appropriate to the instructional assignment is preferred, and will be required following appointment in accordance with the Collective Agreement.

Six to ten years recent relevant experience in some or all of the following:

  • Fixed wing background or experience on general aviation and/or large transport category aircraft
  • Rotary experience in Bell 204/205/206/ or Airbus AS350 aircraft
  • Aircraft structural repair experience related to sheet metal, composite, wood/fabric and Boeing aircraft structural designs.

Skills and Abilities
Candidates must be committed to a team approach, demonstrate good written and oral English skills and have good interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centered teaching philosophy. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college. Candidates will be comfortable in a computerized environment and demonstrate knowledge of programs relevant to their discipline. The successful applicant will be able to encourage communication between students and faculty.

Core Competencies

  • Collaboration & Collegiality
  • Continuous Learning & Information Seeking
  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Initiative
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Student & Service Focus

Job Specific Competencies

Preferred Qualifications
Instructors in the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Structures program are required to have their M1, M2 and/or S license(s).

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Based on program schedule. Not to exceed Monday to Friday, 30 hours per week.

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate
Salary placement is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Appointment Type
Vocational – Regular Full-time

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employee Group

Job Type: Full-time

About the Company

Company: Okanagan College –

Company Location:  Kelowna, BC

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