Tim Baber

Faculty Driven Regional Group Chair

College of the Canyons

Santa Clarita, NC

Phone:  661.362.3062

tim.baber@canyons.edu 

   

Appointments

 

2016 - Present:  Faculty Driven Regional Group Chair; Development of Core Industry Descriptors (CID's) for welding that are developed by the committee made up of other community college faculty to create a state-wide model curriculum that will align with industry and third-party credentials.

 

2013- 2017:  Principle Investigator; for NSF ATE Project; Advanced Manufacturing & Processing Technician (AMPT) providing training to meet current future industry demand by aligning, expanding, and upgrading three advanced automated manufacturing technology programs; Manufacturing Technology, Electromechanical Technology, and Welding (automated robotic and laser)


2012 - Present:    Weld-Ed Regional Partner; Promote Weld-ED Membership to Schools (regional affiliates) and Industry (industrial affiliates). Implementation and articulation of the National Weld-ED Curriculum to southern California area. Establish specialty tracks for Welding Technology base upon expertise/regional industry needs. Attend annual Weld-ED National Advisory Council.


2011 - 2013:  Project Director; Laser Welding Industry Driven Regional Collaborative grant Responsible for finalization and implementation of all project components, including industry advisory board, curriculum development, program certification, and acquisition and installation of project equipment.


2010-2013:  Project Director; Welding Automation Industry Driven Regional Collaborative Grant Responsible for finalization and implementation of all project components, including industry advisory board, curriculum development, program certification, and acquisition and installation of project equipment.

 

2006 - 2008:  Project Director; Metal Fabrication Welding Industry Driven Regional Collaborative grant. Responsible for finalization and implementation of all project components, including industry advisory board, curriculum development, program certification, and acquisition and installation of project equipment.


2004-2006:  Project Director; Pipe Welding Industry Driven Regional Collaborative grant. Responsible for finalization and implementation of all project components, including industry advisory board, curriculum development, program certification, and acquisition and installation of project equipment.


2002 - Present:  College of the Canyons; Department Chair; Welding Technology. Perform duties such as program & class scheduling, program planning & review, budgets & expenditures, curriculum development & modifications, outreach & recruitment, and maintenance for welding technology laboratories


2000 - Present:  College of the Canyons; Full-time faculty member. Maintain a full teaching load that ranges from introductory-to-advanced level courses in welding, metal fabrication and robotic welding automation offered under the Welding Technology curriculum.


1996-2000:  The Boeing Company; Precision GTAW Welder; Assemble and weld class-A flight hardware to both commercial and military standard specifications.


1993 - 1996:  Walt Disney Imagineering- Technical Support Specialist; Assisted in the design, fabrication and installation of conceptual show ride attractions using welding, machining, and fabrication skills


1985 - 1993:  McDonnel Douglas Aircraft - Production GTAW Welder; Welding of commercial flight hardware to company production standards.

 

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