Equipment Instructor

Surrey, BC, Canada
Full Time
Mid Level

Williams Machinery, as part of Wesgroup Equipment, has been named one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, BC’s Top Employers and Canada's Top Small and Medium Employers for three years in a row! We are a great place to work where individual effort is recognized. 

The Equipment Trainer will be responsible for training employees and customer on equipment safety. Reporting to the Training Safety Manager, the trainer occasionally travels to other branches or customer sites within BC to provide safety training support.



  • Administer and lead equipment operator safety training programs
  • Train customers in safe and proper methods of forklift and compact equipment operations
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • 5+ years’ of equipment operating experience on various types of equipment (material handling, compact construction, aerial, etc.).
  • Strong oral (public-speaking) and written communication skills
  • Strong listening skills
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Willing to travel to jobsites to deliver safety training and evaluate equipment operators’ performance
  • Team player with self-confidence and professional appearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • BCDL with clean abstract
  • Training certifications on equipment operations
  • WHMIS and TDG
  • Logistics, warehousing or construction industry experience
  • Experience in administering and leading training programs (Operator Safety Training and Train the trainer certifications can be provided for the right applicant)


Compensation package:

  • 3 weeks vacation
  • Wage between $27-$30 depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Extended benefits 
  • RRSP matching plan 


Who We Are: Our people are at the core of what we do. We take the time to hire the right people who share our 5 core values, train them, coach them, and reward them for their successes.

  1. Build Trust – Build trust with others and & each other.
  2. Be a Team Player – Commit to working together to win.
  3. Be Customer Focused – “Wow” customers so they become “Raving Fans”.
  4. Support Community – Care for our people, our community, and the planet.
  5. Deliver Results – Know what you need to do and get it done.


Working Conditions: The Equipment Safety trainer is based out of the Surrey office and works 40 hours per week on average, Monday to Friday. Some BC based travel will be required.

Due to the volume of applicants, please accept our apologies in advance, as only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted. We sincerely appreciate your interest in our company. Thank you for exploring career opportunities with Williams Machinery.


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