Passively Looking for Educator/Instructor jobs and is willing to relocate for the right position.
Randy has contributed to more than a dozen Cengage automotive written and online projects. He became an automotive technician in 1988 and was an automotive instructor at Midlands Technical College in Columbia, SC 2003- 2015. After that he taught as an adjunct at night for South Puget Sound Community College. And is currently the program lead and an instructor at New Market Skills Center in Tumwater WA. He earned an Associate in Science Degree in Automotive Technology from New England Institute of Technology. He holds the industry certifications of ASE Master Certified with L1, X1, A9, Undercar Specialist Certified and Subaru Factory Certified Technician. .Randy is active in professional associations as North American Council of Automotive Teachers-South Carolina Chapter (NACAT SC) elected-president and is a member of NACAT, NISOD and IATN. He frequently attends industry training, conferences and serves on a local high schools automotive advisory committee. He is grateful to have been the 2011 Delmar-Cengage Jack Erjavec Innovative Instructor Scholarship Award recipient.
Randy lives in Olympia, Washigton and enjoys being out in the community with his church, family and friends. He likes to give back by working with youth and serving on a local high school automotive advisory committee.
For Cengage Learning he has completed reviews and writing for the following texts and instructor resources:
Today’s Technician: Automatic Transmissions & Transaxles 6e- PPT’s, Testbank
Gilles/Auto Service, 5e
Mind Tap for Today’s Technician: Manual Transmissions & Transaxles 6e
Erjavec’s Automotive Technology A Systems Approach 6e- Testbank
Today’s Technician: Automotive Electrical Electronics 6e-PPT’s, Testbank, Worksheets, Coursemate Questions
Online ASE Technical Test Preparation – Automotive G1 – Maintenance and Light Repair
Practical Problems in Mathematics,
Gilles/Auto Service, 4e,
Today’s Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, 5e,
Today’s Technician: Automotive Engine Repair & Rebuilding, 4e,
Today’s Technician: Automotive Engine Performance 6e,
Today’s Technician: Automotive Engine Performance 5e,
Today’s Technician: Automotive HVAC 5e,
Today’s Technician: HVAC 5e Web Tutor,
Santini’s Automotive Electricity & Electronics, 2nd Edition,
Today’s Technician: Advanced Automotive Electrical Electronics,
DATO Automotive Heating and A/C Scenarios,
DATO Automotive Electrical Electronics Scenarios
2005 Adjunct of the Year Award
2008 NACAT New Instructor Award
2011 Delmar-Cengage Jack Erjavec Innovative Instructor Award
2012 NISOD Excellence in Teaching Award
2014 ASE Instructor of the Year/ Gates Tools for Schools
Tools and Equipment
Good service information, reading comprehension, and cognitive thought are not always stressed enough.
Soft skills, 21st Century skills- just basic communication, character and ethics need to be stressed also.
Teaching and instructing students in Automotive Technology using current technology and techniques in the areas of: Brake Systems, Suspension & Steering, Electrical/Electronic Systems, Engine Repair, Engine Performance, Heating & Air Conditioning, Vehicle Maintenance. Conducts class discussions, lectures, and other appropriate activities in assigned courses; provides students with course documentation; demonstrates effective interaction skills; relates instruction materials to course objectives; uses examples and illustrations; grades and responds to students' written assignments; manage day-to-day operations of classrooms and laboratories including equipment and apparatus. Advise students for classes. Schedule automotive classes. Conduct new student orientation. Conduct facility tours. Attend professional development classes on a regular basis and on-line training. Develops PowerPoint presentations for courses. On occasion built trainers for the lab environment.
Automotive Instructor/ Program Lead
Independent Contractor for Reviewing Automotive Subject Matter
For delmar i have completed reviews and writing for the following texts and instructor resources:
today’s technician: automatic transmissions & transaxles 6e- ppt’s , testbank
gilles/auto service, 5e
mind tap for today’s technician: manual transmissions & transaxles 6e
erjavec’s automotive technology a systems approach 6e- testbank
today’s technician: automotive electrical electronics 6e-ppt’s , testbank, worksheets, coursemate questions
online ase technical test preparation – automotive g1 – maintenance and light repair
practical problems in mathematics 8e
gilles/auto service, 4e
today’s technician: automotive engine repair & rebuilding, 5e
today’s technician: automotive engine repair & rebuilding, 4e
today’s technician: automotive engine performance 6e
today’s technician: automotive engine performance 5e
today’s technician: automotive hvac 5e
today’s technician: hvac 5e web tutor
santini’s automotive electricity & electronics, 2nd edition
today’s technician: advanced automotive electrical electronics
dato automotive heating and a/c scenarios
dato automotive electrical electronics scenarios
Specialized in Honda, Toyota, Volvo, Mercedes, Nissan, Acura, Lexus, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Mazda, and BMW.
Some work on Isuzu, Hyundai, Daihatsu, Suzuki, Kia, Sterling, Jaguar, Volkswagen and some domestic vehicle repairs. Performed a variety of repairs including: Diagnosis and repair of: Drivability Concerns, A.C. including Climate Control, Brakes including Antilock and Traction Control Systems, Suspension and Steering including Alignments, Electrical and Electronic Systems, Transmission and Clutch replacement, scheduled maintenance including timing belts, and minor engine repair-head gaskets and timing chains.
Performed a variety of repairs on Nissan's and Subaru's including: Diagnosis and repair of: Drivability Concerns, A.C. including Climate Control, Brakes including Anti lock and Traction Control Systems, Suspension and Steering, Electrical and Electronic Systems, Transmission and Clutch replacement, scheduled maintenance including timing belts, and minor engine repair-head gaskets and timing chains.
PDI's, campaigns and recalls.
Tires, brakes, suspension repairs including alignments, tune-ups and vehicle maintenance. Vehicle safety and emission inspections.
Profile last updated Aug 24, 2016.