FLT Driver / Yard Operative

West Lothian - Livingston Depot, Letham Road, EH54 5BY

Due to continued growth we are looking to recruit a FLT Driver/Yard Operative, based at Houstoun Industrial Estate, Livingston.

Reporting to the Depot Foreman, your duties will involve FLT driving/general labouring around the yard and will vary on a daily basis depending on Company requirements.


  • Driving Fork Lift Trucks, 5t to 17t
  • Preparing equipment i.e. assembling, sorting and testing
  • Assisting in loading / unloading of Company vehicles
  • Racking and stacking equipment
  • Inspecting kit, sorting, identifying and recording damages
  • General yard duties including jet washing
  • Testing of hydraulic equipment (Training provided)

Core Requirements

  • An FLT licence (5t to 17t)
  • Experience of using FLTs to move large and heavy products, particularly structural support equipment, in a busy yard environment
  • Good awareness of Health & Safety
  • Experience of working in a team environment


In addition to a competitive wage, you will also receive;

  • Full time permanent work
  • Immediate start
  • Usual working hours Monday – Friday (working days)
  • 40 hours guaranteed & opportunity for regular overtime
  • Weekly paid
  • Security of working for a well-established & growing Company
  • Extensive Health and Safety Training
  • Opportunity for advancement

Additional Information

If you are an experienced Yard Operative with the required skills, and would like to work for a well-established company we are looking for individuals like you!

Employing over 400 staff, we operate nationally from 14 locations and have an established reputation of providing total service to our customers.

Established in 1981, MGF is a market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of excavation support systems for the civil engineering, utilities and construction industries. We manufacture our own equipment, operate our own transport fleet and importantly have an in-house engineering department who produce design solutions to meet customers’ requirements.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

To apply, please submit your CV and salary expectations to Carol Hutchinson, at: hr@mgf.co.uk

Or by post :

Carol Hutchinson
Head Office
Grant House
Lockett Road
Ashton in Makerfield