Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technician Instructors @ WyoTech

Heavy Duty Diesel / Heavy Equipment Technician Instructor

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Location: Laramie, WY (Relocation Assistance Provided) Salary Range: $60,000 – $85,000 (Lateral Transfers Encouraged)

***No teaching experience required***

This is an excellent opportunity for an industry professional to expand their career through training tomorrow’s technicians. This instructor will work with a Lead Instructor on the specific courses but may teach individually on occasion. WyoTech Instructors have the technical aptitude to teach the courses they are assigned and fulfill all administrative functions. WyoTech Instructors should work toward course mastery in all courses they are assigned and should obtain course mastery in a minimum of two WyoTech courses. A background check will be required upon offer.



  • Adhere to and ensure the enforcement of WyoTech policies and procedures as stated in the Employee Handbook; Advise students on attendance, grades, professionalism, and personal problems to ensure completion of their career program.
  • Submit grades, tests, attendance, and all other material; Plan class instruction based on syllabus and ensure learning objectives are met. Ensure all educational activity is conducted ethically and legally; Utilize the CANVAS LMS system.
  • Support EPA and safety procedures; Encourage students to do safe, quality work with safety precautions.
  • Maintain and attend to the repair as necessary of class equipment and tool inventory. Lock up your area.
  • Attend scheduled instructor meetings, graduation, and registration; Participate in curriculum and professional development; Communicate effectively with all WyoTech faculty and staff. Instructional
  • Encourage motivation and enthusiasm in the shop and classroom; Develop a professional rapport with the students.
  • Prepare adequately for class and shop prior to start time; Have supplemental teaching items ready; Provide appropriate information, resources, and assignments for a lesson; Provide peer tutors as needed.
  • Monitor class; Remain in control of the class throughout the classroom lesson and in the shop.
  • Follow all ADA requirements. General
  • Be available for students 15 minutes before and 15 minutes after scheduled class time.
  • Always maintain security on all tests and lesson plans; Always maintain confidentiality.
  • Other related duties as directed by the department coordinator/department assistant coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must meet state certification, regulatory agencies, and accrediting body requirements including but not limited to:

  • Must be able to provide work verification; Must pass a background check upon offer.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ work experience (5 years’ work experience with Associates) in the diesel industry as an experienced technician working on medium/heavy duty trucks, off-highway equipment, or other industrial applications requiring skills in diesel engines, emissions, hydraulics, chassis, transmissions, a/c, transport refrigeration, electrical and electronic systems, CNG and LNG systems, drivability diagnostics, and EV experience.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work in a team environment.
  • Be proficient in the use of computers; Must be able to pick up on software used in an educational environment.
  • ASM Instructors must have a bachelor’s degree.

Desired Qualifications

  • Friendly/Personable
  • Positive Attitude
  • Self-Driven
  • Professional Appearance
  • Technologically Up to Date
  • Supportive of Management Organized and Reliable
  • Able to Follow Directions
  • Good Communicator
  • Ability to Work with Others
  • Problem-Solving
  • Honest/Maintain Integrity

The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and levels of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Applicants who are offered an appointment are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation and driver license check.

Why Work Here? We're a fantastic team of people devoted to helping young people create a future.

We are a school that offers world class training in the Automotive, Collision, and Diesel industries along with our specialties programs Street Rod, Motorsports Chassis Fabrication, High Performance Power Trains, Trim & Upholstery, and Applied Service Management, Our company has an excellent reputation among students, alumni, and employers of our graduates. We are locally owned and led by people who are dedicated to working hard, having fun, and doing right by our customers and each other. Applicants who are offered an appointment are required to pass a comprehensive background investigation and driver license check.

Apply above or contact:

Jay Meek | WyoTech Diesel Coordinator

1889 Venture Drive

Laramie, WY 82070

(307) 755-2148