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Equipment Safety Trainer

Sunstate Equipment

Fremont, CA
  • Sunstate Equipment Co. Where Safety and People are Core Values! There is a unique feeling at Sunstate. You can feel it at any of our almost multiple locations coast to coast If you are looking for a different, fun and rewarding work environment, comprehensive and cost-effective benefit package and so much more, Sunstate is the place.

  • Our top priority is our people. At Sunstate, every employee is valued, respected, and fairly compensated. And, every voice is heard. Even as we grow from coast to coast, you can’t help but feel the close-knit work-family environment. Sunstate is a place where you can develop a long and satisfying career.


  • POSITION DESCRIPTION

    Responsibilities

    • Must be deemed a “Qualified Person” within the Sunstate organization as defined by the ANSI/SAIA A92 standard which states:
    • One who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or by extensive knowledge, training, and experience, has successfully demonstrated his/her ability to resolve problems related to the subject matter, the work, or the project.”
    • Full understanding and knowledge of OSHA Regulations and ANSI Standards related to fork and aerial safety and training Ability to communicate and explain OSHA Regulations and ANSI Standards in a manner understandable to any and all students, customers and employees
    • Knowledge of all the various Forklifts and Aerial Work Platforms within the rental fleet, their operator’s safety manuals, warning decals and placards
    • Possesses awareness of potential hazards associated when operating a forklift or aerial work platform and the means to protect against identified hazards
    • Be able to identify and avoid potential workplace hazards and instruct students, customers and employees in doing the same
    • Understands manufacturer’s guidelines on proper/improper use and application of the equipment
    • Knows the consequences of improper use and application of the equipment
    • Has a good safety record that is based on consistent implementation of the rules
    • Ability to communicate in a group setting in an instructor type role for both employees and customers
    • Knows and understands the teaching methods and learning styles of adult learners
    • Be able to obtain acknowledgement from the operator that he/she can implement the training
    • Has the ability to deliver training in a manner and language appropriate to ensure understanding by the audience
    • Possess a concern for the welfare of others so trainers can serve as a safety advocate
    • Be intuitive and perceptive with people, i.e., can “read” the audience
    • Works in a confident and honest manner with people
    • Willingness to become and serve as an industry expert by means of various organizations and attend all pertinent conferences, committee meetings and workgroup sessions live or via telephone
    • Remain engaged and current on any changes or updates to current related regulations and modify processes accordingly and swiftly
  • POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    Required Skills And Experience

    • Energetic, enthusiastic and possess interpersonal skills along with a sense of urgency
    • Possess exceptional sales and customer relation skills
    • Previous outside and/or inside sales experience is preferred
    • Knowledge of construction equipment is preferred
    • Competent computer skills, including Microsoft Office & Rental/Operations applications
    • Fluency in the English language is required while the ability to speak a second language is a plus
    • Good communication skills to enable clear and concise communication with customers and co-workers
    • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
    • Grasp and apply new information quickly
    • Detail oriented
    • Maintain a professional personal appearance
    • Maintain an acceptable attendance record
    • Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers
    • Pass company drug screen
    • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Ensure employees work in a safe manner
    • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, rules and regulations in written or verbal form
    • Perform other duties as requested

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