Telehandler Operator

Wilson James

Telehandler Operator

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Job Title:
MEH Logistics Telehandler Operator  

Career Level:

Role Reports to: 
Logistics Manager/ Supervisor

Geographical Remit 
Site Based – HPC Power Station


Summary of role 

  • To support MEH Alliance logistics operations including but not limited to the following tasks:
  • Operation of forklift and Telehandler equipment
  • Unloading and loading of material and equipment to support MEH Alliance installation and site wide activities
  • Other duties (subject to qualifications) may include operating with attachments/ operating plant or vehicles to support material movements


Main responsibilities  

  • To utilise the bell-to-bell recording system for each shift as directed by your line manager/ supervisor.
  • Working strictly to a lifting plan
  • Carrying our daily and weekly operator maintenance /checks and reporting defects on equipment used
  • Maintaining equipment to a high standard of cleanliness
  • To ensure that your HPC ID pass is on display at all times while at work
  • Any additional reasonable duties requested by the logistics Manager/ Supervisor

Other duties and responsibilities  

  • Work in accordance with: Wilson James policies, site procedures and training provided
  • Wilson James core values:
  • We are fair and honest in all our activities;
  • We treat each other with dignity and respect;
  • We are responsible for all our actions and accountable for their consequences;
  • We have an environment that enables and supports effective communication;
  • We will continuously develop safe systems of work to ensure no-one is placed at risk on our workplaces.

HPC and MEH Alliance policies  

  • Carry out any other reasonable requests as instructed by your Line Manager/ Supervisor
  • Health & Safety


Health and Safety responsibilities 

  • All work is carried out in accordance with HPC and MEH site procedures and training provided.
  • Comply with the WJ Health and Safety Policy, procedures and protocols at all times
  • Ensure you have received a Daily Activity Briefing before starting any work
  • Ensure that you are working in accordance with the safe system of works, as briefed by your Line Manager/Supervisor
  • Ensure that you are fit for work prior to reporting for duty each day
  • Report any health and safety concerns to your line Manager/ Supervisor
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) issued must be serviceable and clean during working hours.
  • Use STAR – (STOP/ THINK/ ACT/ REPORT) if you are unsure about the working environment or conditions.


Required skills & Experience   

  • Construction Site Experience
  • Good written, verbal and Two Way Radio communication
  • Demonstrate the ability to think and act quickly in unsafe conditions.
  • Maintain a high standard of personal presentation
  • Reliability – maintain a good work ethic and  routine
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team.
  • An understanding of the principles of equality and diversity in relation to visitors’ or colleagues needs.


  • Driving License


Qualifications & Licences    


  • Valid CPCS Card with A17 category or other national qualification for Telehandler
  • Valid CITB Health & Safety Test (Operative) or other national equivalent



  • Driving License
  • First aid at work
  • Manual Handling trained


The hours of work are as follows:  

  • 39 working hours over 4 days – Mon – Thurs
  • Lunch breaks of 45 minutes unpaid
  • Bussing Allowance
  • Shift Timings: Monday to Thursday 07.15 – 17.45 (includes break)


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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