Safety Trainer, Edmonton

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 55980

Founded in 1965, Herc Rentals is one of the leading equipment rental suppliers in North America with trailing twelve month total revenues of nearly $2.7 billion as of September 30, 2022. Herc Rentals’ parent company, known as Herc Holdings Inc., listed on the New York Stock Exchange on July 1, 2016, under the symbol “HRI.” Herc Rentals serves customers through approximately 350 locations and has approximately 6,600 employees in North America.


We serve a diverse group of customers in a wide array of industries. We support professional con-tractors in construction and remediation. Our industrial customers include large industrial plants, refineries and petrochemical operations, automotive and aerospace manufacturers. We support government and infrastructure projects at the municipal, state and federal level. And, we continue to expand our services for customers in commercial and retail, healthcare, hospitality, recreation, and entertainment and special events.


Short Description

We are searching for a dynamic individual with experience in safety training to be a part of our team. You are an instructor who can consistently lead training sessions with energy, intelligence, honesty and charm - someone who will be able to engage and interact with employees of any level or in any industry.

Under the direction of the Product Training Supervisor, the Product Safety Trainer performs a wide range of activities related to safety training and safety program administration.  This position requires working onsite with various clients and their employees; the role also supports Herc branch personnel on safety training matters, as well as research and follow-up work completed at the office. Experience with required regulatory compliance is expected. You are detail-oriented and have excellent computer & technology skills, primarily with Microsoft Suite software.


  • Complete sales activities such as cold calls, jobsite visits, and meeting with customers to identify customer training needs.
  • Quote all training
  • Schedule and book travel
  • Participate in required meetings
  • Communicate schedule daily via the schedule provided
  • Track all expenses and submit expense reports on regular intervals
  • Prepare all training materials and classroom prior to delivery of training courses
  • Coordinate, with the customer or branch personnel, the availability of equipment for the evaluation portion of training
  • Conduct training classes for customers
  • Stay up to date on regulations that apply within the industry
  • Complete proper and timely invoicing, training delivery to customers, proper document storage, training content updates, and professional development
  • Conduct regular training and documentation self-audits
  • Maintains financial reports and presents at regular intervals
  • Work with sales, marketing, and operations teams to support the customer
  • Meet with customers to actively communicate programs and objectives
  • Attends courses, conferences, & seminars as necessary
  • Interpreting government/agency regulations
  • Carry out other duties, as requested by the Safety Training Supervisor or Manager


  • Bi/Multi-Lingual preferred
  • Presenting & public speaking
  • Analyzing complex written documents
  • Strong team player with the ability to organize, prioritize, handle time constraints, and manage shifting priorities
  • Mastery of sales skills such as selling solutions over price
  • Effective questioning and feedback; assessing customer training needs
  • Communicating effectively in a diverse range of audiences and settings
  • Knowledge of regulatory agencies & associated standards OSHA, ANSI, & CSA
  • Detail-oriented
  • Teaching adult learners
  • Detail-oriented and have excellent computer & technology skills, primarily with Microsoft Suite software

Educational Background

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field and 5 years relevant experience

Conditions of Employment

  • Minimum 3 years practical experience operating equipment and training group sessions
  • Proven ability to build and nurture relationships
  • Energy Safety Canada Training Credentials
  • Knowledge of teaching aids and equipment, selection of training methodologies
  • Must have advanced computer skills
  • Able to lift and transport training equipment, and set up classrooms
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean driving record
  • Ability to travel 5 days per month to Fort McMurray. 3-5 days per month to Vancouver. 


Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.


Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 


Herc Rentals is an equal opportunity employer.



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