District Safety Trainer in Barrie at Sunbelt Rentals

Date Posted: 6/18/2022

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Job Description

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Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer's first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.

We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.

As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!


This position will cover all brances in the Central District.

Position Objectives: Conduct equipment operator training and general safety training for customers and employees using various modalities. Schedule public training courses on a 3-month rolling basis to provide customers multiple class options for purchase and optimize productivity. Provide private classes to customers as requested. Complete training records on a timely basis in Sunbelt Rental’s (SBR’s) system(s) of record for retention and retrieval. Sell and support the sales teams to close safety training opportunities and grow the Safety Training business.

Position Responsibilities:  

Conduct equipment operator certification training and general safety training for customers and to a lesser extent, employees using various modalities. Modalities will include Instructor Lead Training and Virtual Training.

Publish public training class schedules on SBRs training platform on a 3-month rolling calendar basis to provide customers multiple class options for purchase. Provide private classes to customers either at an SBR branch location or customer site as requested.

Complete training records on a timely basis in SBR’s system(s) of record for retention and retrieval according to company policy. Trigger the issuance of customer wallet cards within 24 hours of class completion.

Learn new adult training methods and courses to teach customers across a variety of safety topics.  Maintain current training and equipment operator certifications.

Provide Train the Trainer (TtT) courses for customers.

Optimize productivity using various efficiency measures such as maximizing class attendance and scheduling.   

Sell and support the sales teams to close safety training opportunities and grow the Safety Training business. Create flyers and other sales materials to promote the safety training offering to local customers.

Support the Certified Evaluator team as needed by providing equipment practical evaluations to customers who have completed the online equipment certification coursework and written exam.

Assist Branch Managers with the onboarding and training of new District Safety Trainers, Employee Trainers and Certified Evaluators.

Act as an advisor regarding safety issues and standards to SBR employees and customers.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a related field
  • Heavy equipment experience and certification (MEWP, Forklift, Earth Moving)
  • Broad knowledge of industry safety standards, practices, and regulations
  • Experience and knowledge of adult learning methods
  • Dependable, organized, motivated, and self-starter  
  • Customer-service and ‘solutions’ oriented  
  • Ability and willingness to travel; overnight travel may be required (10%-15%) 
  • Proficiency in MS Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • Bilingual in French
  • Experience working with a Learning Management System (LMS)

Sunbelt Rentals has competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program.

Although we appreciate all who apply we will contact only those candidates who meet our requirements.

Sunbelt Rentals requires applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company. Employment with Sunbelt Rentals is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.

Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer — women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, and visible minorities. ​


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