Position Description:          

The Instructor will be responsible for teaching Aviation Electricity which include basic electricity, AC & DC, airframe electrical systems, troubleshooting, power plant electrical charging/starting systems and components such as generators, alternators & starters, turbine electrical systems, batteries, wiring installation, electrical measuring instruments, and aircraft inspection.  


All classes will be held at the Tchulahoma Extension Campus of the TCAT – Memphis located at 3435 Tchulahoma Road, Memphis Tennessee 38118.


Minimum Qualifications:


Diploma in Aircraft Mechanics required, Associates degree preferred
Post-secondary or military training in Aircraft Mechanics/Aviation
Current A & P License (FCC preferred)
Must adhere to FAR Part 147, related to aviation schools
Must have a minimum of three (3) years related work experience as an A & P Mechanic
Must possess the knowledge, organizational and communication skills necessary to be an effective teacher
Must remain current in the aircraft maintenance profession and assist maintaining the program’s accreditation status
Must show evidence of teaching ability
Must have ability to interact effectively with adult students
Must show evidence of good character, mature attitude and stable personality
Must possess computer skills
Must have ability to complete reports/paperwork and meet deadlines


Other Responsibilities and Duties:


Possess strong background in aviation electricity
Instruct, 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
Develop and maintain a strong program advisory committee


Application Procedure and Deadline:


1. Applicants must submit a resume and a TCAT Memphis Application.

2. The application can be found on the school website. www.tcatmemphis.edu

3. Application must include at least two (2) professional references

4. Resume and application accepted until position is filled.

5. Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed.


Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and application to:


Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis

Attn: Pam Farley

550 Alabama Avenue                                    

Memphis, TN 38105


or email to: pam.farley@tcatmemphis.edu