Mobile Plant Fitter

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

Mobile Plant Fitter – Piling Hammers

With continued growth of our business we are looking to recruit a team for our newest depot, based at Houstoun Industrial Estate, Livingston.

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.

Employing over 390 staff, we operate nationally from 11 locations and have an established reputation of providing total service to our customers. We are now looking to extend that service with our first depot based in Scotland and have a number of exciting opportunities available including a Mobile Plant Fitter – Piling Hammers.

Every single one of us plays an important role at MGF, and our Mobile Plant Fitters are an integral part of our team. As a Plant Fitter at MGF, working predominantly in the North East England / Scotland regions, you will be responsible for onsite commissioning and installing / deinstalling of piling hammers and undertaking the routine testing, maintenance and repair of all the Company’s hire equipment and products ensuring that they meet the highest possible standards.


Other responsibilities include:

  • On site commissioning, installing and deinstalling of piling hammers
  • Executing and planning maintenance programmes
  • Quality Assurance control in line with the Company’s procedures
  • Completing Quality Assurance Data sheets
  • Ensuring that install deadlines are met efficiently, safely and to the appropriate production standards
  • Using Forklift Truck within MGF depots to assist with repairs / maintenance
  • Cleanliness and housekeeping within your area

Core Requirements

To become a Mobile Plant Fitter at MGF the core requirements are:

  • Experience with maintaining piling hammers.
  • Experience with the install / commissioning of piling hammers on site.
  • Basic mechanical engineering background with knowledge of hydraulics.
  • IT competence for inputting Quality Assurance sheets onto MGF systems.
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Candidates must also be willing to travel to different locations across the UK.

Ideally you should also have:

  • A Forklift Truck licence would be desirable


In addition to a competitive wage you will also receive:

  • Guaranteed hours every week
  • Option to purchase additional days of annual leave
  • Additional annual leave awarded to recognise long service
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Opportunities for training, development, and career progression
  • Award and recognition initiatives
  • Discretionary bonus scheme based on business performance
  • Security of working for a well-established & growing company
  • A sense of family is at the core of our company culture
  • Shutdown over the Christmas period
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Additional Information

If you are an experienced Plant Fitter with the required skills and would like to work for a well-established company we are looking for individuals like you.

To apply please submit your CV together with an indication of your salary expectations to Carol Hutchinson at: or Carol Hutchinson at MGF Ltd, Grant House, Lockett Lane, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Lancashire, WN8 4DE

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:

Or by post :

Carol Hutchinson
Head Office
Grant House
Lockett Road
Ashton in Makerfield