Instructional Staff I, Professional Truck Driving Academy 999785
Job Summary / Basic Function Job Summary: Instructional Staff I for the Professional Truck Driving Academy is responsible for instructing backing maneuver and hands-on training to the Professional Truck Driving Academy students. This position under moderate supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Major Essential Job Functions:
Implement practical training consisting of primarily range and street training for Class A, Class B, Refresher Course and customized training following established program curriculum.
Complete CDL 3rd Party Testing Examiner certification within 6 months of employment.
Track student progress through online curriculum modules.
Demonstrate exemplary technique in the operation of equipment
Convey industry-accepted standards regarding operational techniques of equipment
Work with students from different backgrounds and cultures, as well as different knowledge and skill levels
Meet with lead instructor on daily basis to discuss training activities
Interact with colleagues utilizing a team-teaching concept
Work in a non-traditional teaching environment (i.e., range truck noise, street driving, unusual conditions that might arise)
Work flexible hours, including possible weekend and night-time training
Secondary Essential Job Functions:
Maintain good working relationships with businesses, industries, and truck driving advisory committee
Maintain good working relationships with staff, faculty, and administration at Lamar Institute of Technology
Come to work in a timely and predictable manner
Tolerate stressful conditions as they arise
Follow institute policies and procedures
Attend advisory committee meetings as necessary
Other Duties as Assigned: Other duties may be assigned to this position on a regular or occasional basis to respond to needs of the Institute.
Minimum Qualifications Minimum Education Required: High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum Experience Required: Minimum three (3) years verifiable OTR (over-the-road) experience Must pass a 3-year driving record check without any major moving violations. Experience with operation of tractor-van trailer and bulk tanker desired
Certification(s) Required: Must possess and maintain a class A CDL (commercial drivers license) and at least a tank endorsement
Key Competencies: Knowledge of industry accepted training techniques Knowledge of LIT truck driving programs goals and objectives Knowledge of and compliance with the most current rules and regulations of Federal Motor carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR)
Physical Requirements: Must meet the minimum physical and mental requirements as set forth in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Noise Emission Requirements (FMCSR), Chapter III-Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation-Subject e-Physical Qualifications and Examinations, 391.41
Job Conditions: Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions (range and street driving)
LIT Expectation of Quality: Employee will support the mission of Lamar Institute of Technology by providing high quality, professional services, timely responses and solutions to customer requests.
EEO Statement Lamar Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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Home to more than 14,000 students, Lamar University is one of the fastest growing universities in Texas and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 270-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana