Carpentry Apprentice Instructor

$55,000 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Sells, AZ, USA
  • Jan 21, 2022
Full time Construction Education Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor Training

Job Description

Job Title:      Carpentry Apprentice Instructor

Reports To:  Director of Operations TOCC Development LLC

Status:          Full-time/ Regular/ Exempt

Salary:          $55,000 annual


SUMMARY: The Carpentry Apprentice Instructor works with TOCC apprentices to support them on their path toward Journey Person status and gainful employment in the construction industry. The Instructor supervises apprentices through On the Job Learning experiences on community projects and also provides related instruction in a classroom environment. The successful candidate for the position will have extensive experience in the industry, ability to supervise and to teach others, and to maintain excellent records. Instructor will have, and/or will be willing and able to develop, good relations with apprentices and with community partners on the Tohono O’odham Nation.



  • Lead apprentices on the job to complete community and contracted projects;
  • Evaluate apprentices’ job performance;
  • Provide estimates for community and contracted projects, including labor hours and materials needed;
  • Teach related instruction in a classroom setting;
  • Oversee maintenance of program facilities, machinery, tools, and equipment;
  • Developing and manage project budgets;
  • Track student attendance and progress;
  • Support the T-So:on (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag Our Beliefs, T-Apedag Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta Working Together;
  • Any other duties as assigned.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Journey Person level in carpenty
  • Four years of journeyperson experience in that trade.


Additional Consideration May Be Given To Individuals with the Following Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in carpentry or construction industry
  • Ability to speak and understand O’odham and/or Spanish Knowledge and understanding in the history and contemporary issues facing Native peoples


  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offences within the past two years.
  • Must successfully pass a background check and finger print clearance.
  • Licenses may be required depending on area of assignment



  • Principles of project estimating;
  • Jobsite safety and injury prevention;
  • Apprentices evaluation methods;
  • Standards of business ethics;
  • Principles of crew leadership.



  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Evaluating apprentice performance;
  • Crew leadership;
  • Construction math to create estimates;
  • Instructing and advising apprentices;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.