Weatherization Instructor

  1. Pittsburgh,PA
  2. Aug , 7
  3. Education : General Education

Benefits and Perks

You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but we offer a competitive wage as well as a shift differential.  You would also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefit plan to include: Medical, Dental Vision, Life Insurance, Employer match 401K, Paid Holidays and Paid Days off.


Job Summary

Responsible for instructing students in weatherization trade, that include Safety and Environmental Practices, Insulation, Environmental Control Systems, Heating and Cooling systems, Introduction to Environmental Awareness and Green Building, Weatherization Math, Introduction of Hand and Power Tools, Blueprint reading/interpretation.

Responsibilities and Duties

1. Demonstrates and abides by ODLE Core Values and operating principles.
2. Promotes a positive and desirable atmosphere within the classroom setting to insure maximum student motivation
3. Meets SMART Goals established by management every Program Year 
4.  Maintains a high degree of discipline within the classroom setting in order to insure maximum learning. 
5. Instructs in the following: safety and environmental practices; environmental awareness and green building; weatherization math; hand and power tools; blueprint reading and interpretation; insulation; window and door measures; gas and oil fired boiler and furnace cleaning and tuning; heating system retrofits and replacements; air sealing; water heaters; masonry-chimney liners; heat pumps and air conditioners; duct sealing; client documents; final inspection tests; insulation, work scope development; gas range testing; air sealing; worst-case draft testing; attic insulation; blower door/zone pressure diagnostics; duct leakage; furnaces and boilers; carpentry, electrical and plumbing basics; environmental control systems; building safety systems; industry vocabulary; steam and hot water pipe testing; code requirements.
Establishes a high degree of student/instructor rapport. 
7. Utilizes all possible curriculum resources available. 
8. Responsible for adequate classroom preparation. 
9.  Maintains student personnel folders. 
10. Record and forwards daily attendance to the Student Records area.
11. Assists in the completion of all necessary Job Corps forms. 
12. Ensures that building and equipment are secure and cared for. 
13. Accountable for the cleanliness of classrooms. 
14. Prepare reports such as student/staff hours, requisitions and monthly student evaluations. 
15. Assists Supervisor during scheduled inventory. 
16. Attends required staff training sessions. 
17. Adheres to all aspects of ODLE’s Quality Assurance Plan. 
18. Clearly communicates and consistently models appropriate CSS and employability skills including personal responsibility and computer fluency. 
19. Maintains accountability of staff, students, and property, adheres to safety practices in all areas of responsibility. 
20. Cultivates and maintains a climate on center that is free of harassment, intimidation and disrespect to provide a safe place for staff and students to work and learn. 
21. Performs other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications and Skills

•    High School graduate or equivalent, with Building Performance Institute (BPH) certification or equivalent         certification or willing to obtain required certifications within 6 months of hire.  
•    Bachelor’s Degree with PA Teaching Certification 
•    Prefer two or more years’ experience.
•    Strongly desire one year in a teaching capacity with disadvantaged youth
•    Valid driver’s license in the state of employment with an acceptable driving record.

Company Overview

Want to make a difference in a young person's life?  This is a position that is very rewarding in training and mentoring at risk youth.

Job Corps is a government-funded, no cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 16-24 improve the quality of their lives through academic and career technical training.  Job Corps' mission is to attract eligible young people, teach them the skills they need to become employable and independent, and place them in meaningful jobs or further education.  

Odle Management and CSD are leaders in workforce development operating Job Corps Centers throughout the U.S. and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Female/Minority/Disabled/Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.  Odle Management and CSD make reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment.  Contact Human Resources at 412-441-8700 to request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program in the country and has been operating for more than 50 years. The program helps eligible young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, trains them for meaningful careers, and assists them with obtaining employment. Job Corps has trained and educated over two million individuals since 1964.

At Job Corps, students have access to room and board while they learn skills in specific training areas for up to three years. In addition to helping students complete their education, obtain career technical skills and gain employment, Job Corps also provides transitional support services, such as help finding employment, housing, child care, and transportation. Job Corps graduates either enter the workforce or an apprenticeship, go on to higher education, or join the military.



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