UAF CTC Welding Program Assistant - Temporary Technical Pool

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  • Job Number:524689
  • Classification:Temporary Technical
  • Grade:Temporary Staff Grade 77
  • Work type:Temporary
  • Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • School/Business unit:UAF Community and Technical College
  • Location:Fairbanks
  • Categories: Education/Instructional, Facilities/Skilled Trades

Position Summary:

Do you have training and experience in the field of welding? Are you looking to share your industry knowledge and skills with students interested in learning? UAF Community and Technical College is actively recruiting for skilled program assistants to support our Welding program. Consider joining our team of technical program assistants and help educate and train today's students for tomorrow's workforce. Apply today!


100Typical functions in support of the program including: prepare and get metal for the students as needed, monitor and change bottle of gases as needed, troubleshoot and make simple repairs to equipment during class as needed, maintain small tool inventory, keep tools in proper condition for safe use, organize tools in an orderly manner for students to locate as needed, maintain a timely and running inventory of tools and materials for faculty to order as necessary, assist faculty in shop setup on a daily basis so students are able to go to work at the beginning of class, ensure clean up of the welding shop and stations, assist with faculty to student ratio for welding skills practice. Other duties to help maintain the welding shop as assigned.Essential
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Knowledge of technical area of expertise, experience sufficient to perform the duties required by the program. Successful candidate(s) for this position must have:
• Experience with supplies, hand and power tools, and equipment (such as iron worker and , band saws), used in welding.
• Experience with gasses used in welding environments (such as acetylene, oxygen , blue shield and argon.)
• Ability to assist with assessing and maintaining welding shop safety.
• Ability to work as a team player.
• Ability to communicate effectively with both faculty and students, both orally and in writing.
• Ability to work with students from diverse populations.
• Ability to make sound judgments and to maintain confidentiality.
Preferred Experience & Education:
- Experience commensurate with the position responsibilities within a welding or manufacturing shop, or equivalent.
- Experience working with welding machines, tools and equipment, preferred.
- Welding experience preferred.
Required Experience & Education:

Educational / vocational experience in subject area sufficient to perform the typical duties as required by program coordinator.

Salary Information:

This is a part-time, on-call, temporary non-exempt position.  Salaries begin at $20.47 and are based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To complete your application packet please attach:

A comprehensive resume.

Three professional references. (Include the name, address, email and phone number for each reference as they may be contacted during the selection process.  Written reference letters are not required in order to apply). 

Interested applicants must apply online, however, we also encourage you to network with the Welding program coordinator (Freddy Cooper. 907-455-2836) if you have an interest in working in the Welding program.

This is a pooled position, which means that the position remains open over the entire academic year. 


UAF's Community and Technical College offers over forty degree and certificate programs that prepare graduates to work in occupations that keep our communities running and safe and are instrumental in making Alaska a better place to live, work, learn and recreate.  UAF CTC maintains a pool of technical program assistants who provide the specialized and/or technical assistance necessary to help prepare Alaskans for Alaskan jobs. 

*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Dianna James, UAF Community and Technical College HR Coordinator, at or 907-455-2863.

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Applications close: Alaskan Daylight Time

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