• Must know, or when necessary, acquaint themselves with the rules, regulations and standards for the safe operation of specific training topic being delivered.
• Needs to have knowledge of common equipment used in workshops and industrial environments both stationary and mobile. Examples include: Overhead hoisting equipment, forklifts, hand/power tools, etc.
• The ability to interpret and familiarize students, concerning the operator safety manual, warning decals and placards.
• Possesses the ability to recognize potential hazards and the means to protect against identified hazards.
• Ability to interpret manufacturer’s guidelines for proper application, as well as the consequences of improper use of equipment.
• Has a good safety record that is based on consistent implementation of safety guidelines.
• Possesses good communication and presentation skills when speaking with groups or individuals.
• Knows and understands the teaching methods and learning styles of adult learners.
• 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.
• Possesses a concern for the welfare of others so they may 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.
• Ability to become familiar with and deliver common safety and compliance training courses such as Personal Fall Protection, Asbestos Awareness, Lead Awareness, Fire Extinguisher, etc.
• Be at least 21 years of age.
• Possess a valid driver license that has been in continuous effect for not less than 5 years immediately preceding the application.
• Provide the applicant’s driver license number • Must pass or provide a current criminal history and driving record check.
• Certify there is no pending criminal matter or outstanding arrest, warrant, or conviction since submitting a request for a criminal history check.
• Submit a certified medical examination report that is not older than 90 days that is prepared by a physician, physician’s assistant, or certified nurse practitioner.
• Have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.
• CDL experience a plus but not mandatory.