Telehandler Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Telehandler to join our team.


  • Driving the machine;
  • Reporting to the Site Manager;
  • Operating the machine in a safe manner;
  • Unloading, loading and distributing materials around site;
  • Ensure health & safety is upheld around the site;
  • Be confident in high lifts and in tight spaces;
  • When there is no forklift work, willing to help out on site;
  • Working under the supervision and management of the Project Manager and Site Supervisor;
  • Operating a forklift on site and assisting with other trades;
  • Working under the supervision and management of the Project Manager, Site Manger and Assistant Site Manager;
  • Assisting with general labouring duties on site;
  • Moving materials around the site;
  • Assisting the site manager when not using the machine;
  • Loading and unloading materials;
  • Machine operating.


  • Working knowledge of site health & safety procedures would be an advantage but is not essential;
  • Be approachable and happy to work as point of contact when working in a stand alone position;
  • Up to 2 years experience required to managing the Telehandler;
  • Full PPE;
  • Construction based work references;
  • Valid CPCS card;
  • Full PPE (hard-hat, boots, hi-vis);
  • Proven experience on site;
  • References required;
  • BESC Certificate;
  • CPCS;
  • Previous experience managing a Telehandler,
  • Cpcs / npors;
  • Valid CPCS Card or NPORS;
  • CSCS Card.