Instructor – Power Engineering Technology

SAIT Polytechnic

Instructor – Power Engineering Technology
Calgary, AB
Academic – MacPhail School of Energy /
SAFA Casual – Approved Program
/ On-site
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The MacPhail School of Energy is the only energy school in Canada, and we are charting a new course with a focus on sustainable energy sources and practices. MacPhail School of Energy provides hands-on, industry-guided training in labs that mimic job site environments, giving students the skills needed to find a rewarding career in the energy sector.
The Opportunity
At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and results that count. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace empowering people to make a difference in the lives of students. Now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place … SAIT.
SAIT’s MacPhail School of Energy is the first school of energy in Canada and one of only a handful of energy schools in North America. Its industry-relevant program offerings, highly qualified and industry-trained faculty, state-of-the-art technical lab facilities, and outcome- based curriculum provide excellent hands-on training for our students.
Reporting to the Academic Chair of the program, we are recruiting for an engaging and caring instructor to teach daytime courses.
The Role

    • Instruct high level technology courses to mature learners
    • Develop course outlines, profiles and curriculum
    • Participate in curriculum and program reviews
    • Prepare additional study and lab materials for learners
    • Evaluate student progress and achievement
    • Provide ongoing support, guidance and advice to learners
    • Maintain close contact with relevant industry sectors
    • Perform related duties as assigned to meet the emerging needs of SAIT and its students
    • Evaluate projects from an economic and environmental point of view
    • Instructing on current government regulations and compliance processes

Qualifications & Experience

    • A Power Engineering Technologist.
    • Minimum of ten years industry experience.
    • Must be a member of ABSA with a minimum of 2nd Class certification (1st Class Preferred)
    • Well-developed presentation and communication skills (written and oral).
    • Innovative mindset and desire to make long term lasting improvements.
    • Ability to empathize with the needs of students and the work team.
    • Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Customer service focus and strong relationship building skills.
    • Previous teaching experience is an asset, but not required.
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Job classification: INSTRUCTOR – S4001
Hourly range: $49.94 – $53.19
# of positions: 2
Position End Date: May 31, 2024
Posting closing date: November 24, 2023
About SAIT
SAIT is a global leader in applied education. Named one of Alberta’s Top Employers , we offer the chance to work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.
Building on our 100+ year history, we’re looking for innovative, bold and collaborative employees who embrace change and deliver world-class customer experiences. Your future starts now at SAIT.
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