BCGEU Faculty, Electrical

British Columbia Institute of Technology


July 23, 2021


Position Details Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Electrical

Who We Are

At BCIT, we champion diversity of experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives, to foster a community in which equality and inclusivity are embedded in everything we do. We embrace endless innovation, ignited by imagination and creativity, to improve our approaches, opportunities and outcomes. We strive to achieve excellence in everything we do, to accomplish real, measurable results. We believe in the power of collaboration to amplify our efforts and begin every interaction with a foundation of respect for others' expertise, insights and inherent worth. Our overall vision is to empower people, shape BC, and inspire global progress. If this resonates with you, come join our team as we continue to provide practical education for a complex world.

Position Summary

BCIT is one of the leading Electrical Training Centres in North America. The Electrical Trades program is delivered by a dynamic, fast-growing, team oriented department, which is currently accepting applications for temporary, full-time Instructors in our Construction and Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship and Electrical Foundation programs. We are currently recruiting for a Temporary Full-Time Faculty, Electrical Programs. There are several opportunities that would provide an individual with a challenging and rewarding career which could lead to long term employment. If you want to share your knowledge, enjoy teamwork, have an innovative approach, and proven track record in industry, we invite you to apply.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Instruction to apprenticeship including Construction Electrician and Industrial Electrician, Electrical Foundation, and/or part-time/industry service students
  • Preparing and presenting classroom lectures
  • Shop and lab instruction
  • Instructional counseling and evaluation
  • Administrative responsibilities, including examination marking, and student evaluation
  • Curriculum maintenance and program enhancement
  • Administrative processes required to ensure appropriate resources are in place to deliver training
  • Input into development of modifications to workshop and instructional areas.
  • Other duties directly related to the instruction of trades and vocational programs;
  • Working collectively with the Electrical Trades Chief Instructor
  • The position is not just about teaching electrical concepts . It also requires a person willing to:

  • Motivate students to learn,
  • Teach employability skills and assist with time management, and
  • Spend the extra effort with students who are struggling, and challenge the students who are excelling.
  • A commitment to teaching excellence and preparation of outstanding graduates is foremost.
  • Qualifications


  • BC Trades Certificate of Qualification with Inter-Provincial Red Seal in Construction Electrician and/or Industrial Electrician
  • A minimum of five years' current work experience as a journeyperson
  • Supervisory and previous teaching experience is an asset
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to instruct the curriculum
  • Effective interpersonal skills and a strong desire to teach
  • Experience working with apprentices in a supervisory role
  • Knowledge of automated control systems, including PLCs and experience with renewable energy systems.
  • Effective command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Field Safety Representative (FSR) certification would be an asset
  • Completion of the Provincial Instructors Diploma Program would be an asset
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Additional Information


  • Being a part of BC's Top 100 Employers, and a member of the CCDI.
  • A generous Total Compensation package which includes extended health and dental benefits and a superb pension plan.
  • Access to Professional Development Funds and opportunities for career development.
  • Increase your knowledge with Tuition waivers for BCIT courses.
  • Enjoy discounted access to our fitness facilities (including classes like Yoga and Zumba).
  • Additional Wellness and Employee Assistance programs.
  • Salary Range Salary range: $68,375 - $101,563 Additional Salary Information

    Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.

    Posting Category Faculty

    School/Service Area SOCE Industrial Construction Campus Location Burnaby campus Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty Job Status Temporary Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Number of Vacancies 1 Anticipated Start Date 08/03/2021 Anticipated End Date 07/29/2022

    Competition Number 21GEUF40

    Competition Open Date 06/30/2021 Competition Close Date 07/23/2021 Open Until Filled? Quicklink for Posting https://

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest level of education attained?
  • GED
  • High School Diploma
  • Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Associates Degree
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • PHD
  • How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
  • 0-1
  • 1-2
  • 3-5
  • 6-9
  • 10+
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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