Automotive Service Technician - Faculty


James Allex
Automotive Service Technician Instructor


(320) 308-6528

Office: M-169B
James Allex, Automotive Service Technician Instructor Jim has been an instructor at SCTCC since 2000 and has worked as a service technician at various dealerships for 20 years.

Jim is a graduate of the Auto Service Technician program at SCTCC. He is ASE Master Certified with an L1 Advanced Engine Performance Specialist certification.

Fall 2014 Courses:
Engine Fuel and Emission Systems, Engine Ignition and Emission Systems

Spring 2015 Courses:
Advanced Chassis Electrical, Advanced Electronic Systems, Engine Driveability


Byron Byker
College Lab Asst 1 - Intermittent


(320) 308-1593


Byron has worked at his family Auto shop from a young age. He has worked at a dealership for 10 years and has been at SCTCC since 2010. Byron is an ASE Master Certified tech.

Fall 2014 Courses:
Advanced Chassis Electrical, Automotive Wheel Alignment, Brakes, Scan Tool Data Acquisition, Transportation Hazardous Materials

Spring 2015 Courses:
Chassis Electrical, Electricity and Electronic Principles, General Service, Transportation Hazardous Materials


Steve Cimenski
Automotive Service Technician Instructor


(320) 308-5036

Office: 1-171
Steve Cimenski, Automotive Service Technician Instructor Steve Cimenski has been an instructor in the Automotive Service Technician program since 1988. His teaching emphasis is in automatic and manual transmissions along with all other drivetrain repairs. For sixteen years prior to teaching at St. Cloud Technical and Community College, Steve worked as an automotive service technician, with eight of those years being in a dealership. He also ran his own auto repair facility.

Steve is a graduate of the Automotive Service Technician program at SCTCC and has earned a bachelor's degree in Career and Technical Education from Bemidji State University. He is ASE Master Certified with an L1 Advanced Engine Performance Specialist certification.

Spring 2015 Courses:
Automatic Transmission and Transaxle Overhaul, Driveline Repair, Professional Development I, The Automobile in America


Thomas Hansen
Automotive Service Technician Instructor


(320) 308-5901


Thomas Hansen has been an instructor at SCTCC since 2008. Tom is a graduate of the Automotive Service Technician program at SCTCC. He is an ASE Master Certified Automotive Technician and has worked as an import service technician for 15 years as a master diagnostic technician. He is also trained and certified to work on hybrid vehicles. He has owned and operated his own auto repair facility.

Fall 2014 Courses:
Chassis Electrical, Electricity and Electronic Principles, General Service, Workplace Perceptions and Expectations

Spring 2015 Courses:
Advanced Air Conditioning, Basic Air Conditioning, Engine Repair Lab, Engine Repair Theory


Dwayne Hickman
Automotive Service Technician Instructor


(320) 308-5549

Office: M-169B
Dwayne Hickman, Automotive Service Technician Instructor Dwayne Hickman have been an instructor at SCTCC since 2004. He teaches the Discovery Academy AYES (Automotive Youth Education Systems) automotive courses at Apollo high school. Duane has worked as a service technician in three different dealerships for 12 years. He also works during the summer for a private independent repair shop.

Duane is a graduate of St. Cloud Technical and Community College, with a diploma in the Automotive Service Technician program. He is ASE Master Certified with L1 and B5 certifications.

Fall 2014 Courses:
Automotive Wheel Alignment, Chassis Electrical, Scan Tool Data Acquisition

Spring 2015 Courses:
Advanced Air Conditioning, Basic Air Conditioning, Brakes, Light Duty Diesel








Office: 1-171
 , Chuck Rauschendorfer has been an automotive instructor at St. Cloud Technical College since August of 1976. Chuck was employed as a technician for 8 years in the auto repair industry at an independent repair facility and at an auto dealership.

He holds a master technician certification and a L1 advanced diagnostic certification from A.S.E (automotive service excellence). Chuck also has a bachelor of science degree in vocational education from St. Cloud State University.

 

Contact Info

320.308.5000 or 1.800.222.1009

1540 Northway Drive
St. Cloud, MN 56303