Driver Trainer
Johnston Equipment
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
3d ago

Driver Trainer - Permanent Hourly

Position Summary :

The Driver Trainer role is responsible to provide instructional training related to material handling equipment and safety to a wide customer base.

Training instruction includes theory, practical lessons, evaluations, and granting a certificate to individuals who pass the courses.

Training takes place in a classroom setting, customer sites or at a designated venue

Responsibilities include :

  • Promote and deliver operator training and other safety training related programs in person or virtually
  • Develop new business / sales opportunities through cold calling and lead submission
  • Meet minimum performance standards and sales / training objectives
  • Present safety training and other related programs according to the guidelines established in the trainer’s manual, CSA standards and Ministry guidelines
  • Provide hands on instruction on the recommended method for operating material handling equipment
  • Assist in developing new training programs
  • Stay current and up to date on government legislation relating to the company training programs
  • Provide training as required to meet the needs of customers and to schedule training hours around the needs of our clients (Note : travel and weekend and / or evening hours are a requirement of this position)
  • Submit paperwork i.e. attendance and scorecards, at the completion of each session as required.
  • How You’ll Make an Impact

    You will represent the Company with a professional and ethical attitude in-line with our company mission and values, and provide the effortless customer experience of learning that will encourage repeat business.

    All the while, meeting customer satisfaction objectives and building rapport with our clients through adopting a positive reinforcement approach to training and maintaining consistent interaction and clear and concise communication.

    You will be responsible for offering a hands-on, in-depth and renowned lift truck operator training program and perform the following responsibilities :

    1. Ensure that clients are adept at safely operating lift trucks while tailoring operator training programs according to the health & safety requirements of their working environments

    2. Visit customer sites according to daily schedule and administer theoretical in-class training and on-the-floor practical training

    3. Provide consultation to customers on their lift truck training requirements

    4. Represent the company with a professional and ethical attitude,

    5. Maintain consistent interaction and clear and concise communication during training

    What You’ll Bring to the Table

    The ideal Operator Trainer is a professional, independent, organized leader with advanced interpersonal skills dedicated to maintaining a reputation of high standards.

    You are someone that has the ability to engage a range of Audience’s using various teaching techniques during theory and practical material lessons in order to achieve positive learned outcomes.

    You will ensure that clients are adept at safely operating our lift trucks while tailoring operator training programs according to the health & safety requirements of their working environments

    4+ years of experience in training and development

    Must have at least 1 year of Community College Certificate / Diploma / Adult Instructor or Trainer - Health and Safety, Power Equipment - Theory and Practical certificate

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Time Management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills and use of presentation tools ( i.e., Power Point, TEAMS , Webex)
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft Suite of products i.e. word, excel, powerpoint
  • Knowledge and use of mobile technology
  • Why You’ll love it here

    We offer a competitive salary, and incentive program. We trust and support you as you take ownership of your work and push your ideas from inception to execution

    We want to see you grow - we support your career progression and provide learning and development opportunities

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

    G.N. Johnston Equipment is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

    About Johnston Equipment :

  • Johnston Equipment provides material handling equipment to move product in, out and throughout warehouses; service solutions and tools to better manage warehouse productivity;
  • racking, storage and automated system solutions to optimize the storage and movement of goods; and programs to protect material handling assets and the people who utilize them.

    We are continually striving to create better and more advanced solutions as well as provide the highest quality service.

    We are growing and need talented professionals to drive our vision to create an effortless experience for our customers by delivering our products and services in an efficient and safe manner.

    Join us . Make a difference!

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