Are you a renovations and construction specialist looking for an opportunity to share your experiences and knowledge with the students in our Renovation and Construction Technician program ?
CIMT College is looking for a dynamic instructor for its Renovation and Construction Technician program that can provide theoretical as well practical learning to the students.
Suitable candidate must possess-
3-5 years on industry experience. Should have working knowledge of some or all of the following courses that comprise the Renovation and Construction program-
Foundations - Choosing the correct foundation, either concrete or wood, and in the concepts and process of building a foundation. Students are introduced to the required tools for foundation construction. They learn about minor repairs and upgrades to foundations, as well as how to replace a shallow foundation. Students also learn about damp basement solutions.
Blueprints and Building Codes – Architectural and blueprint reading from the perspective of someone who will need rudimentary skills for construction and renovation in order to find and understand critical information on blueprints. Students learn about sheet sizes, tile blocks and borders, as well as the importance of lettering, abbreviations, and symbols on architectural drawings. Students also learn about architectural scales and notations, as well as the proper techniques for folding and storing blueprints.
AutoCAD Level 1 – The basics of AutoCAD so that students can use it in a productive manner as it pertains to renovation and construction. Students learn to switch between Classic and Drafting and Annotation workspaces, and well as modelspace and paperspace. Students will learn to work with basic draw commands, add layers, text and text styles, colours, linetypes, and lineweights. Students will learn to set up a basic layout with a properly scaled viewpoint, and plot the layout accordingly.
Tools and Shop Equipment – Learn how to use and maintain hand tools like handsaws, hammers, abrading tools (sandpaper, rasps), dismantling tools (nail pullers, wrecking bars), and chisels. Students next learn about portable power tools, like screw and nail guns, abrading tools (grinders and sanders), planning tools, and routers. Students learn about stationary power tools like table saws, chop saws, miter saws, drilling and boring tools. Students also learn about explosive actuated tools, as well as how to choose, clean, and maintain, all of the tools in the course.
Project Management for Construction - Introduction to project management specifically as it pertains to construction and renovation. Students learn about building a project plan and the project management process. They learn about budgeting and estimating to keep within the project’s triple constraints. Students learn about various stakeholders for a project, about leadership, and meeting effectiveness.
Framing and Rough Carpentry– Learn the difference between wood and metal frames and their characteristics, pros and cons. They learn to select proper framing lumber or materials, and how to use framing tools like nail guns, with safety. Students learn the Framing Square, and how to calculate and cut angles for wood frames and metal frames. Students also learn how to design, lay out, and build stairs and rafters.
Finished Carpentry- Learn about measuring and layout, in addition to cutting, shaping, sanding, nailing and drilling. Students explore the materials required and learn the basic skills to do finished carpentry on the job. They additionally learn about door and window casings, as well as baseboard and crown molding.
Drywall and Painting – Drywalling, various tools and types, and the materials required. Students learn how to drywall over plaster, how to tape, and how to properly do three coats with sanding. Students learn about soundproofing, choosing paint, and all of the supplies and tools required to properly paint.
Ceiling Systems – Introduces students to various types of ceilings which are used for renovation and construction. Students learn about leveling and using a laser level, and how to install ceiling boxes and fixtures. Students also learn about issues with ceiling systems, including weight concerns for building codes and safety, dealing with rot, and insect infestations. Students also learn how to cut holes for fixtures, and how to prepare, paint, and finish a ceiling for a professional look.
Flooring – Learn various types of flooring, including hardwood, laminate, ceramic, and carpeting. Students learn to choose the proper tools and prepare the floor surface. They next learn the skills of laying out a floor, including design options, horizontal, vertical, diagonal, and even custom designs. They explore cutting techniques as well as installation and fastening methods. For tiling, they also learn how to lay a heated floor, wall tiles, and grouting and sealing methods.
Introduction to Electrical – Introduction to Canadian Electrical codes and municipal codes, and students learn what they can and cannot do without a licensed electrician. They learn the theory of electricity, voltage and AC/DC Currents, power factors, and the dangers involved with electricity. Students learn to install a receptacle, install a switch, calculate, measure, and run a line of electrical wire. They also learn about fuses and breakers. Students do not become "electricians."
Introduction to Plumbing – Introduction to Ontario Plumbing Codes, and students learn what they can and cannot do without a licensed plumber. They learn the theory of plumbing, water factors, and the dangers involved with water. Students learn to install a copper pipe, work with ABS, test drains, and install, repair, and maintain domestic, commercial, and industrial fixtures. Students also learn to measure, cut, bend, and thread pipes, and well as join pipes using clamps, cement, and soldering. Students do not become "licensed plumbers."
Introduction to HVAC – Introduction to Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, commonly referred to as HVAC. Students learn what they can and cannot do without an HVAC Contractor. HVAC must be considered as part of any construction plan, so students learn the basics about HVAC systems which control the ambient environment, including temperature, humidity, air flow, and air filtering. Students are taught about the necessary tools, materials, testing instruments, and service equipment for HVAC basics. Students do not become "HVAC Technicians."
Build a House – This course gives students the hands-on-learning experience of building the interior structure of a multi-room home. Depending on the number of students in the class, students will build a 2, 3, or 4 room house interior. All of the theoretical training from the first four months of the program is implemented at every stage as students build a house using input from their own blueprint design, from conception to costing, to material purchasing, to layout, to construction, to flooring and ceiling systems, to trim, painting and finishing. Students also learn about demolition and how to salvage old materials to reduce costs on projects.
Suitable candidate will require commitment of atleast 6 months to ensure successful completion of course for candidates.
Flexible schedule available.
Start date- As soon as possible.
Location - CIMT College, Malton- Mississauga campus