Residential/Industrial/Commercial Electricity Technology Program

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville is accepting applications for a full-time instructor for the Residential/Industrial/Commercial Electricity Technology Program for the Portland campus. Must pass a background check.

Office Location: Portland
Hours: 6:30 – 4:30, Monday -Thursday

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until position is filled.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, résumé and TCATN application to:
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Nashville
Attn: Human Resource Office
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209


Fax: 615-425-5582

TCAT Nashville Application 

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or G.E.D. Equivalency.

Vocational or Technical School certification, training or apprenticeship in residential, industrial, commercial electricity required.

Master Technician License required.

Three (3) years of successful recent employment experience in the specialty area to be taught beyond the normal learning period/generally 4 years..

Preferred Qualifications

Associate degree preferred.

Teaching experience preferred


• Develop course of study and conduct training program in specialty area.
• Confer with administration to gain knowledge and better understand changes in policies, procedures, and technologies.
• Formulate teaching outline and determine instructional methods utilizing knowledge of specific training needs and effectiveness of such methods as individualized and group instruction, lecture, demonstration, and conference.
• Select or develop teaching aids, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, and reference materials.
• Test trainees to measure progress and evaluate effectiveness of instruction.
• Select or develop specifications for machines, equipment, and tools; maintain good physical conditions in classroom and/or shop.
• Maintain student records and reports.
• Responsible for student placement and assist with student follow-up.
• Cooperate with outside agencies; work with program advisory committees; conduct visits to business and industry; establish and maintain good public relations with the schools general public.
• Participate in recruitment of students.
• Instruct students in safety and practice good safety habits.
• Supervise students that are participating in cooperative education.
• Participate in professional development and growth annually.
• Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the President and/or Assistant President of the school.

Salary Range

Starting at Midpoint: $57,273