Diesel Instructor in Avondale, Arizona @ Universal Technical Institute

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Are you an experienced medium/heavy truck technician looking for a new and exciting challenge? Are you seen as the "Go To" when your coworkers, family, or friends have questions regarding anything diesel? Do you ever ask yourself "I wish I had the opportunity to be a leader"? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become an Instructor at Universal Technical Institute!

Never taught? No problem! If you have the drive, patience, and skills we'll train you! You’ve come this far to become an amazing technician…why don’t you take the next step to make that happen for the next generation of technicians. Nothing is more rewarding than seeing the student you taught succeed, knowing you were the one that made it happen!

Position Overview:

As a Diesel Instructor, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping the minds and skills of our students. Your expertise in diesel engines, diagnostics, and repair will be the guiding light that leads them to a promising career in many different industries. We believe that hands-on learning is the key to success, so get ready to dive into the world of interactive teaching and inspire the next generation to conquer the challenges of modern diesel technology.

What We Offer:

Competitive hourly rate with opportunity for OT

Weekends OFF

Paid Training

FREE Tuition for you AND your Immediate Family

Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Ins/STD & LTD Ins

401K, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off

State of the Art Tools and Equipment


Inspire and Educate: Create an engaging and inclusive learning environment where students can flourish, fostering their passion for diesel mechanics while imparting your expert knowledge.

Hands-On Training: Lead by example and provide practical demonstrations, ensuring students gain real-world experience in diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing diesel engines.

Curriculum Development: Collaborate with our education team to enhance existing courses and develop new ones that align with industry trends and advancements.

Mentorship: Guide and mentor students on their individual projects, encouraging them to think critically and find innovative solutions.

Safety First: Instill the importance of safety procedures and best practices to ensure a secure working environment for students.


Education: High school diploma or GED

Experience: 3-5 years of practical work experience in the field.

Certifications: ASEs are highly valued, but if not current, we will pay for you to obtain

Communication Skills: Strong communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to effectively connect with students and fellow staff

Patience and Empathy: A patient and empathetic approach to teaching, understanding that every student learns at their own pace

About Universal Technical Institute:

It’s all about the reputation. 55+ years of experience, trusted by 35+ industry leading brands, 16 campuses, 5 technical schools. But it’s not all about the numbers. Here at Universal Technical Institute and its family of schools, we care about YOU. We care about making a change in the lives of our employees and our students. We’re on a mission to expand our reach and increase our impact, one life at a time and that starts with yours... Come and be a part of our legacy!


UTI Diesel instructor Anna Feroci-Schroeder left home at 20, joined the Coast Guard, and found her passion in the diesel industry. Now, she shares that passion with her students.
In this video, Anna dives into the world of diesel engines.