Part-Time ROV Technician Instructor – MiraCosta College

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MiraCosta College Part-Time ROV Technician INSTRUCTOR

MiraCosta College Community Education & Workforce Development – Carlsbad, CA

Under the Direction of the Director of Community Education and Business Development, the instructor for MiraCosta’s new ROV Technician Program will assist in the creation and implementation of the program, oversee the purchase of lab equipment, and work with an industry Advisory Board to assure curriculum conformity with industry needs. The course will begin July, 2018 with part time preparation work to begin immediately. Instruction will be both lecture and lab, with a high degree of hands-on instruction.

The Remote Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) Technician Program is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as entry level operators and technicians in this occupational field. Through some lecture and mostly hands-on activities, students learn the operation and repair of these types of vehicles. The course will cover basic electronics, basic mechanics, GIS, safety, and career opportunities. This new program is a NOT for credit certificate course that will have a rigorous curriculum with an accelerated pace to assist students into jobs as quickly as possible.

Work Location: MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute in Carlsbad, California. This MiraCosta College site is a state-of-the-art work skills training facility housing many accelerated training programs in Engineering, Advanced Manufacturing, Healthcare and High Threat Security.

Teaching Schedule: This course will run twice per week on either a Monday/Wednesday schedule or a Tuesday/Thursday schedule, depending on YOUR availability. The class runs from 3:00 pm – 9:30 pm each of those two days, with 1/2 hour for dinner. The course will run through the end of November. We will run two cohorts of students each year, January through June, and July through November.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist in the preparation of program curriculum design.
  • Assure students are equipped to operate and perform basic repair on ROV chassis
  • Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom.
  • Participation in continual assessment and course updates to ensure excellence in meeting program and student learning outcomes.
  • Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in field of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention.
  • Commitment to professional learning and growth, student mentoring, and service to the profession
  • Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping the College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values.
  • Communicate effectively, share vision, focus on people, initiate positive change, value differences and foster collaboration.
  • Work with and inspire others to achieve college, department, and individual success. Proactively identify/address problems.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Operation experience as an ROV Operator and have led field instruction operations.
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.
  • Experience in curriculum development desired.

Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of five years of experience operating and servicing ROV equipment in a professional/commercial capacity, including experience with a wide range of attachments. Associates degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineering.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electro-Mechanical Engineering. 5 years teaching experience.

Job Type: Part-time, 12 instructional hours per week

Salary: $40.00 /hour


With interest contact:

Linda Kurokawa
Director of Community Education & Workforce Development

Technology Career Institute
2075 Las Palmas Drive
Carlsbad, CA  92011
P 760.795.6824
F 760.795.6826