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Midland College in Midland, Texas
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Date Posted 05/09/2019
Faculty-Vocational & Technical-Automotive
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Title


Position Status

Full Time

Classification Title

Transportation Training Instructor-12 m

Work Location

Christensen Stadium-4300 N. Lamesa Rd., Midland, TX

Job Summary

The Transportation Trainer will provide instruction and train students in the classroom as well as in driving. The students will be provided with training and experience to obtain a Commercial Driver License.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent

Must possess a valid Texas Class “A” Commercial Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Three years’ experience driving “over the road” (OTR) or local

Experience in pre-trip/post trip inspections, coupling and uncoupling of equipment

Computer literacy

Knowledge of rules and regulations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Knowledge of Double Clutching techniques and how to teach it as required by TXDPS

Knowledge of air brake testing procedures and be able to instruct and execute

Knowledge of Hours of Service Regulations and be able to log and teach log book entries as well as log book recap

Ability to manage multiple tasks while providing close attention to detail

Ability to work in cooperation with others and work a flexible schedule based on training needs

Maintain a high level of record keeping, utilize creativity, and meet frequent deadlines

Establish goals and maintain a high level of decision making

Adaptable to a constantly changing environment

Ability to move or lift/move up to 75 pounds, capable of climbing stairs, balancing, stooping, and repetitive twisting

Must successfully pass a DOT physical and DOT drug test

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in driving instruction

Essential Functions

Provide students with training necessary to obtain a Commercial Driver License

Follow all curriculum and daily assignments and adjust as necessary to meet student learning needs

Prepare and communicate clear educational objectives while presenting current and accurate course content to the student

Prevent student accidents by assessing student’s abilities for on the road training

Record daily student progression and attendance on Student Progress Report

Maintain professional teaching environment, utilize patience when teaching, and maintain student confidentiality

Increase overall course evaluation ratings

Inspect each truck and trailer used that day in accordance with the Department of Transportation regulations

Prepare an inspection report for the Lead Trainer daily

Maintain a clean and safe working and learning area

Council students and discuss issues from training

Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands

Pass DOT physical and drug test

Ability to communicate orally with students and employees

Ability to move or lift up to 75 pounds

Capable of climbing stairs, balancing, stooping, and repetitive twisting

Ability to sit, stand, walk, and pull hands over head

Travel for training, meetings, and events both in and out of town may be required

Security Sensitivity

All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

Min Salary

$52,000 per year

Max Salary

$52,000 per year

Pay Statement


Posting Detail Information


Posting Number


Open Date


Position Available


Special Instructions to Applicants

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, resume, transcripts (if applicable), and a cover letter. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application.

If a specified closing date is not listed on the posting, there is a required minimum posting period of five business days.

EEO Statement

Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

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