General Quarry Operative & Loading Shovel Operator - MGL Group
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General Quarry Operative & Loading Shovel Operator

Location Scottish Borders

About the role

Due to continued growth and investment, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced General Quarry Operative & Loading Shovel Operator to join our Team at our Glenfin/Fulfordlees Quarry on a full time and permanent basis. Ideal candidates will have previous experience in quarry operations and operating construction plant, in particular Quarry Loading Shovel.

Hours of work typically involve Monday to Friday working 7.00am – 17.00pm and Saturdays as required.  

Good rates of pay, overtime and benefits offered with immediate start available.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK. If you are interested in the above position, please forward your current CV and relevant qualifications.

MGL Group fully supports Equality in Employment. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure the safe and efficient use of machines
  • Ensure daily maintenance checks and records are completed accurately and meticulous housekeeping standards upheld
  • Carrying out routine maintenance checks and identifying maintenance needs and operating errors on plant equipmen


  • Must have a valid CPCS card and relevant experience in operating a Loading Shovel
  • Experience in mobile plant and general day-to-day quarry operations – crushing / screening
  • NVQ Level 2 – Plant Operations

What we are looking for

  • Flexible to allow varied work patterns to meet the needs of the business
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong commitment towards safe working practices
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Operate as part of the team, harnessing a working environment which encourages teamwork
  • Self-motivated – improvement orientated with a desire to undertake any other relevant training deemed necessary to enhance performance

The ideal candidate

  • Previous experience in operating construction plant, in particular Quarry Loading Shovel and 360 Excavator
  • Other relevant CPCS qualifications are advantageous
  • A full, clean, UK driving licence is advantageous

Interested in this role?

If you want to join a face-paced company with family values and a fantastic culture, apply now!

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