Apprenticeship Program Instructor - Power Delivery


Aurora, CO, US Lone Tree, CO, US Denver, CO, US

Requisition ID: 172100 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Power Delivery 

Department: Field Operations 

Market: Power 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

The Power Line Worker Apprenticeship Program Instructor is responsible for providing classroom instruction, distance learning instruction, field instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment in as a power line worker. The instructor will teach all four levels of NCCER Power Line Worker courses related to the skills used in power delivery (transmission and substation) settings. The instructor may also help develop and deliver other relevant craft training topics and offerings (i.e., Kiewit specific methods for Power Line Work, Safety inspection and Safety training, Post-apprentice training topics) #LI-WJ1

District Overview

Kiewit Power Delivery. is a full-service engineering and construction solutions provider operating across North America. Our experience and expertise span all aspects of the transmission and distribution market from high voltage overhead and underground transmission to distribution and automation design and construction capabilities. With these broad capabilities, we operate in the electric utility, renewable energy, industrial, and oil & gas markets.  As part of Kiewit, we are integrated with 135 years of construction and engineering experience that provides holistic solutions, differentiating our team from the rest of the industry. 

Our rapidly growing power delivery business has opened new locations across North America to strengthen our market presence while executing work within the communities that we live. We have invested in industry leading design technology and platforms while also expanding our construction equipment fleet with the most advanced, and safest equipment on the market. We are committed to building upon our history as one of the safest companies to work for by equipping our craft with the best tooling and safety programs available. 

We are an innovative team that prides itself on excellence through continuous improvement and an unwavering commitment to deliver for our clients. Our staff collaborates with Kiewit’s vast internal network of resources that span heavy civil and infrastructure, vertical and commercial buildings, mining, as well our oil and gas and power generation markets, to drive safe and cost-effective solutions that achieve client expectations and further Kiewit’s legacy of excellence. 

On our team, you’ll have the opportunity to see more, touch more, and do more than you ever imagined. Working hard will not only bring you satisfaction from a job well done, but it will help propel your career forward faster than you might expect. Kiewit’s culture encourages training, developing your skills, and tailoring your experience and knowledge to allow you to take on projects that impact millions across North America. With top-notch health benefits, a wealth-building 401k plan, and unbeatable growth opportunities, by joining Kiewit, you’re ensuring a lifetime of success. 


Aurora, CO. 


  • Utilize the NCCER Core curriculum to provide and support classroom instruction, applying innovative, effective, and equitable teaching techniques.
  • Deliver curriculum through various modes of instruction, i.e. face to face, compressed video, and/or hybrid. 
  • Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course outcomes within the NCCER content and procedures.
  • Review, evaluate, recommend, and effectively use student learning materials
  • Provide students with a written and accessible course syllabus that follows the Course Syllabus Guidelines and facilitates a clear understanding between student and instructor of the content, goals, requirements, expectations, evaluation methods and schedule of work.
  • Adhere to NCCER policies and procedures.
  • Participate in recruitment and outreach community events.
  • Attend seminars, special conference and professional development meetings as time and budget permit.
  • Ensure facilities/labs are safe and adequate for training.
  • Maintain a classroom environment that promotes teaching and learning.
  • Assist with marketing programs and recruiting students.
  • Maintain professional standards of competence in the discipline and teaching methodology through professional development/engagement activities.
  • Comply with all applicable occupational health, safety and environmental laws and regulations.
  • Occasional evening and weekend work as well as overnight travel may be required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Participate in scheduled activities which include kickoff and graduation ceremonies.
  • Participate in department, district, and facility meetings.
  • Participate in activities required to maintain program and accreditation standards.
  • Participate in the planning process by assisting in the formulation of goals and objectives and budget priorities.
  • Meet professional assignments in accordance with the calendar.
  • Participate in business and/or community activities that promote the mission of the apprenticeship.


  • Successful trade teaching experience is required.
  • Successful experience utilizing instructional technologies, including computers, internet resources and other appropriate media in instruction.
  • A minimum of five years’ work experience as a journey or technician-level in area of expertise or a minimum of three years as a certified teacher in a vocational/technical construction or maintenance-related training program.
  • Ability to plan course instruction based upon approved syllabus/outline provided to insure course content and objectives are met.
  • Ability to utilize a variety of teaching styles and methods to accommodate diverse learning styles of students.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to teaching strategies and methods which enhance student success.
  • Basic computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Associate degree in electrical, construction or related field preferred 
  • Experience instructing trade apprentices in a professional setting 
  • NCCER Certified Instructor Training in Power Line Worker or Electrician preferred 
  • Experience teaching online courses and/or documented successful training in an online learning management system (e.g. Blackboard, Canvas, TEAMS/ZOOM)
  • Relevant Power Industry related Certifications a plus 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus.
  • Must be willing to travel as needed for the business (25%)

Additional Considerations: This is a security-sensitive position. Employment resulting from this advertisement is subject to federal laws that require the verification of identity and the legal right to work in the United States. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background and reference checks. The company reserves the right to cancel or extend all recruitment actions. Kiewit is an AA/EO employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Kiewit is committed to diversity in its workforce.

Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
•   May work at various different locations and conditions may vary

Base Compensation: $101,633 - $155,358 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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