Trainer - Technical & Operator

3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1247
# of Openings
1
US-MI-Livonia
Category
Service

Overview

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About the Company:
 
Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers, offering a wide variety of products including gas and electric forklifts, a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 33 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 20 locations and over 700 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.
 
We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
  • Delta Dental
  • EyeMed voluntary vision
  • UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
  • Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
  • Legal and identity theft insurance
  • Flexible and Health Savings Accounts
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal and vacation time
  • 401(k) with discretionary match

Responsibilities

Our Industrial Equipment Group is currently looking for a full time Corporate Trainer for the eastern Michigan area. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct Operator Training on Powered Industrial Trucks and Aerial Lift Equipment
  • Quote, schedule and prepare for the training
  • Completing the customer training in a timely, efficient and professional manner
  • Providing exceptional customer service
  • Work and manage workloads independently
  • Proper completion and submission of all required paperwork
  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

Qualifications

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • Previous experience is highly preferable
  • Knowledge of safety compliance for operating equipment
  • Coach, evaluate and develop skills of class participants
  • Traveling between our branch offices and customer sites as needed
  • Strong working knowledge of electric and liquid propane units
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and professionalism required. Ability to work with people of various levels of intelligence.
  • Technical background with good computer skills
  • Well organized
  • Willingness to learn
  • Desire to succeed and a flexible “can do” attitude
  • Computer programs - Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Language Skills - High: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability - High: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.High School diploma, or GED equivalent
  • Must have valid driver’s license, clean driving record and automobile insurance
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will stand, talk/hear, walk, use hands, reach with hands; occasionally will sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • Vision: No special vision requirements.
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Regularly will lift up to 10 pounds; Frequently will lift 11 to 25 pounds; Occasionally will lift from 26 to 100 plus pounds
Other Opportunities at Alta:
 
 Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
  • Job seekers only
  • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting

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