Plumbing Instructor

$58,000 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • Wisag Kos Mascamakud- "West Campus"
  • May 06, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description

Job Title: Plumbing Apprentice Instructor

Reports to: Apprenticeship Director

Status: Full-time/ Regular/ Exempt

Salary: $58,000 per annual


SUMMARY: The Electrical 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 teaches apprentices primarily through in-class instruction in a classroom environment and secondarily through supervised On the Job learning experiences. 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. Instructors will be willing and able to develop good relations with apprentices and community partners on the Tohono O’odham Nation.



  • Teach apprentices and evaluate their performance using the internationally recognized NCCER curriculum.
  • Evaluate apprentices’ job performance
  • The Instructor will support the T-So:son (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.
  • Oversee maintenance of program facilities, machinery, tools, and equipment
  • Track student attendance and progress
  • Attend Apprentice Support Committee meetings as directed



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Journey Person level in Plumbing
  • High School graduate
  • Four years of experience as a Plumber
  • A diploma from an acceptance secondary or post-secondary institution

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

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


  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUIs or significant traffic offenses within the past two years.
  • Must successfully pass a background check and fingerprint clearance.
  • Licenses may be required depending on the area of assignment


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


  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Crew leadership;
  • Construction math;
  • Instructing and advising apprentices;
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisors, and the general public.