Details of the job

Location: Finchingfield, near Braintree, Essex

Responsible For: Working with heavy-duty machinery

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week - Core hours are between 07:00 am –18:00 pm

5 out of 7-day rota


To apply, please send your CV to: careers@sure-green.com 

Main Purpose of the Job & Skills

Responsible for loading and unloading vehicles and transporting materials from a storage space to a designated workplace using a Telehandler.



  • Constant spatial awareness
  • Good communication skills
  • Patience, a calm demeanor, and emotional intelligence, particularly in stressful situations

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operating Telehandlers
  • Loading and unloading containers and HGV’s
  • Assessing loads and deciding whether they are safe to lift
  • Understanding the effects of loads, sizes, and weights on the telehandler’s stability
  • Understanding how the machine works and addressing any maintenance needs
  • Understanding the basic construction of pallets


  • It is crucial that the Telehandler operator always follows strict Health and Safety regulations to ensure their own safety and that of the people around them
  • Must have a J4 Telehandler license, J2 Telehandler license advantageous but no essential
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Physically fit
  • Knowledge of machinery
  • Knowledge of how to operate telescopic handler machinery carefully and efficiently
  • Full UK Driving License