Automotive Service Technician - Faculty

James Allex
Automotive Service Technician Instructor

JAllex@sctcc.edu
(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 2020 Courses:
Engine Fuel and Emission Systems, Engine Ignition and Emission Systems

Byron Byker
Adjunct/TPT Automotive Service Tech Instructor

BByker@sctcc.edu
(320) 308-1593


Byron Byker, Adjunct/TPT Automotive Service Tech Instructor 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. He teaches the Discovery Academy AYES (Automotive Youth Education Systems) automotive courses at Apollo high school. Byron is an ASE Master Certified tech.

Fall 2020 Courses:
Principles of Torque Transfer, Transportation Hazardous Materials

Thomas Hansen
Automotive Service Technician Instructor

THansen@sctcc.edu
(320) 308-5901


Thomas Hansen, Automotive Service Technician Instructor 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 2020 Courses:
Chassis Electrical, Electricity and Electronic Principles, Engine Repair Lab, General Service

Dwayne Hickman
Automotive Service Technician Instructor

DHickman@sctcc.edu
(320) 308-5549

Office: M-169B
Dwayne Hickman, Automotive Service Technician Instructor Dwayne Hickman have been an instructor at SCTCC since 2004. Dwayne 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.

Dwayne 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 and Light Duty Diesel certifications.

Fall 2020 Courses:
Automotive Suspension and Alignment, Brakes, Chassis Electrical