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PT Lab Assistant- Welding Technology
Title:PT Lab Assistant- Welding Technology
Location:Technical Education Center
Posting Date:N/A
Initial Screening Date:N/A



Division:  Technology and Workforce Development
Department:  Welding Technology
Job Title: PT Lab Assistant- Welding Technology
Reports to:  Welding Instructor and Dean of Technology and Workforce Development
Supervises: N/A
Position type: Part-Time up to 29 hours per week.
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt


Work with and assist Welding Technology instructor(s).


  • Provide technical guidance in the performance of specific tasks in the welding program.
  • Observe and document student performance of tasks assigned by welding instructors.
  • Ensure safety practices are followed by students.
  • Follow required pollution prevention procedures in the handling of chemicals and waste products.
  • Maintain records of the orders for proper accountability of materials.
  • Maintain control of college owned specialty tools for use by students.
  • Enforce all rules and regulations, per the college’s guidelines and other enforcement agencies that govern student practices of KCKCC.
  • Assist in the responsibilities of the transportation of students during field trips per the College’s policies and guidelines.
  • Travel with students to off campus activities.
  • Must Assist with organizing all aspects of welding technology projects, include good customer relationships, meeting deadlines and producing quality work
  • Give demonstrations on SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OAW and various cutting processes.
  • Capable to present some lecture on SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, OAW and various cutting processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the respective instructor.
  • Work schedule will be part-time, 29 or less hours per week. 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 



  • Must know and be able to teach proper and correct techniques in welding technology.
  • Must have the ability to work with individuals of various backgrounds and abilities.
  • Must understand the philosophy of the urban, open-door community college.
  • Applicant must have basic knowledge on repairs to welding machines.
  • Familiar with welding fabrication.
  • Capable of welding in all four plate positions with SMAW, GMAW, FCAW and GTAW.
  •  Have general knowledge of OAW, OFC, PAC and CAC-A.
  • Must be flexible in work schedule. 
  • Applicant must be  able to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience as a welding technician performing the varied duties in a welding shop environment. 


  • Certification in welding technology.
  • Associate’s degree.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY:   $22.96 per hour.

Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.

To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application- do not reference resume. Other attachments such as cover letter, resume, or transcript(s) can also be uploaded to the online application.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number(s) and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.  
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 12, 2018.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.





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