Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson is accepting applications for the position of Diesel Powered Equipment Instructor at our Dickson Campus.


• Minimum of Associates Degree or equivalent higher education training with credentials in related field.

• Minimum three (3) years of experience in the diesel field.

• Must possess a high degree of knowledge of all areas involved in the diesel field to include heavy equipment and farm machinery.

• Must possess a current Master ASE Medium/Heavy Duty Truck Certification or the ability to become certified within twelve (12) calendar months.

• Must commit to remain Master Certified and maintain program accreditation.

• ASE Certification in Automotive Technology a plus.

• Strong hands-on technical background in preventative maintenance, diesel engines, electrical/electronics, brakes, drive train, suspension and steering, and heating-ventilation and air-conditioning.

• Must possess the organizational and communications skills necessary to be an effective teacher and to interact with high school and adult students.

• Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude and stable personality.

• Must possess computer skills.

• Prior teaching or evidence of ability to teach students a plus.


• Provide individualized classroom and lab instruction to high school and adult students to prepare them to become Diesel Powered Equipment Technicians.

• Monitor, grade, and evaluate individual students’ progress.

• Maintain appropriate records and submit timely reports.

• Assist in recruitment and placement of students.

• Maintain good public relations with business and industry and maintain an active advisory committee.

SALARY: This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is based on education, experience, and in accordance with salary guidelines of the institution.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Applications are available online at

Submit application and résumé in one of the following methods: Mail to:

Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Dickson

Attention: Tanya Huff

740 Highway 46 South

Dickson, TN 37055

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