Maintenance Instructor

Job Locations US-WA-Everett
Opening Date 5 days ago(1/24/2023 1:01 PM)
Job ID
Human Resources
Bargaining Unit
Max (Hourly)
USD $53.72/Hr.
Min (Hourly)
USD $53.72/Hr.




Under the direction of the Assistant Manager of Training Instruction, an Instructor develops, coordinates, schedules and executes, for new and existing employees of the corporation, skills development, procedural instruction, safety and required training programs to meet corporate training objectives; performs skill evaluations in assigned areas, maintains records and instructional resources and monitors effectiveness of training programs.

Maintenance Instructor shall develop, coordinate and execute programs for employees throughout the corporation as assigned, with primary responsibility to the continuing education and certification of Maintenance Supervisors, Dispatchers and other employees.

Essential Duties

  1. Researches training subjects; develops course goals, objectives, and course curriculum; conduct classes to meet learning objectives.
  2. Coordinates with the Shop Leads while giving on the floor instruction to learners.
  3. Prepare and maintain instructional materials and training aids.
  4. Performs critical evaluation and audit of employee skill development.
  5. Coordinate technical training provided by providers (vendors, schools and instructors).
  6. Evaluates and recommends training aids or programs for purchase.
  7. Set up training schedules, arrange facilities, materials, training aids, participation.
  8. Train new employees and existing employees on procedures of assigned department and required training for all levels of the organization as assigned. Will include hands-on maintenance demonstration (and vehicle operation).
  9. Prepare written, "hands-on" and oral exams as appropriate.
  10. Prepare training needs assessments as assigned.
  11. Develop and conduct safety training and safety related activities.
  12. Assists in development of industrial safety program.
  13. Develops and monitors apprenticeship programs, as assigned.
  14. Designs evaluation methods, reviews and evaluates training programs to monitor effectiveness and devises methods for improvement.
  15. Recommend improvements or corrective action in procedures or equipment within assigned area.
  16. Prepare and maintain related records.
  17. Performs other duties of a similar nature and level, as assigned


  1. Five years technical experience in vehicle equipment maintenance, including, but not limited to airbrakes, air conditioning, diesel engines, programmable logic control equipment, heavy duty automatic transmissions, and advanced technologies in heavy duty vehicles.
  2. Demonstrated ability to instruct others, or a combination of training and experience in equipment maintenance that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities.
  3. Must have technical experience equivalent to heavy-duty vehicle mechanic.
  4. A valid Washington State driver’s license is required. Must have a permit for a Washington Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class B with passenger endorsement and air-brake restriction lifted by date of hire and the ability to obtain CDL Class B within 6 months from date of hire.
  5. Knowledge of fleet software (i.e. Cummins, Insite, Vansco, Allison, Thermo King, BAE, and WABCO).
  6. Demonstrated computer skills in utilizing word processing software, Microsoft Windows and email.
  7. Must possess or have the ability to acquire licenses or certifications specifically related to assigned areas of technical instruction, such as e-learning certification, forklift training, crane certification training, etc.
  8. Must possess or have the ability to work overtime as need to complete assignments and/ or including varied shifts to accommodate learner’s schedules.


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