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Automotive Instructor

at Universal Technical Institute, Inc.

Posted: 10/11/2019
Job Reference #: 12608
Keywords: diesel, repair

Job Description

Job ID #


TX - Houston

Functional Area


Position Type

Full-Time Regular

Education Required

High School Diploma or GED

Experience Required

7 - 10 Years


Interpersonal Savvy

Plans & Aligns
Communicates Effectively
Customer Focus
Ownership Spirit

Position Details

Position Summary

UTI is looking for skilled automotive, diesel and collision repair & refinishing technicians who are ready to share their expertise and industry knowledge with the next generation of technicians. At UTI, all of our Instructors are former technicians like you; no prior teaching experience, degree or certification is required. Instead, through our paid 9-week New Instructor Training we will train you on how to deliver our designed curriculum and labs, how to manage a classroom, how to hold students accountable, and encourage them with structured opportunities to develop their own proficiency. Enjoy the perks of teaching: receive paid training on the newest practices in the industry, work in a climate controlled environment, no flat rate hours and warranty work, and have a rewarding career sharing your knowledge.
Full-time employment with classes in session Monday through Friday, year-round and closed with pay on 9 major holidays.

Principle Accountabilities & Deliverables

Help students realize their dreams by organizing and delivering class objectives in a clear, concise manner; maintaining an orderly, controlled, and safe environment for our students in classrooms and labs; ensuring training aids, tools, and equipment are maintained and prepared for use in the classroom and lab; supervising and holding students accountable while promoting learning, participation, motivation, and professionalism; testing, evaluating, and communicating performance and progress with students, supervisors, and other departments in a timely and accurate manner; and maintaining curriculum accuracy by keeping up-to-date on the industry.

Ensures UTI is legitimate in our operations by following the compliance related responsibilities for this position in the supplemental document.

Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Education / Experience

Campus Education & Experience Requirements:

Houston - High School diploma or equivalent; 7 years related work experience (5 of which need to occur within the last 10 years)


Computer skills

Communication skills (verbal and written)

People development and instructional skills and abilities

Problem solving and multi-tasking skills, can adapt to a changing fast-paced environment

Motivated and professional, with a positive attitude

Technical expertise


Must be able to instruct two consecutive courses per workday; amount of hours will vary based on campus location and program (applies to campuses with ADT II curriculum)

Must be able to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 pounds for short periods of time during the workday

Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl for very short periods of time during the workday

Must be able to talk, see, hear, concentrate, think, learn and reason for all of the workday

Must be able to sit and walk or otherwise move around for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.

Must be able to use a keyboard and do manual tasks for prolonged periods of time throughout the workday.

Work Environment

Work is performed primarily indoors often in a climate controlled environment.

Work is performed near or with moving mechanical parts

Short periods of limited exposure to non-hazardous levels of fumes or airborne particles.






We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender status.

UTI is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"). If you feel you need a
reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, select the link in this paragraph to send your request to our Recruitment Coordinator at 16220 N Scottsdale Rd, Ste 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.

UTI is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for our students and staff members. In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), Universal Technical Institute, Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively, “UTI”) publishes an Annual Security Report by October 1 of each year. The report includes safety related policies, information on a number of safety related topics, and crime statistics for our campuses. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found at
www.uti.edu/asr under "Annual Security Report". Hard copies are also available through the campus Student Services Director.

Universal Technical Institute and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruitment/search firms. Please do not forward resumes to UTI employees or any company locations or email addresses. UTI is not responsible for any fees related to resumes not solicited by our organization.

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