Telehandler Fork Lift Driver

Salary: £Above Living Wage

Closing date: Asap

Contract: Contract

Contact email:

Location: Laurieston new-build homes, Portugal Street, Glasgow


Hours: Full time

Contact phone: 01294 832 195

McTaggart Construction is looking for a Telehandler Fork Lift Driver to work on new-build homes in Glasgow for Wheatley Group.

Key responsibilities and skills required:

  • Co-operate with site management and carry out any safe, reasonable instructions
  • Organise the storage of materials to allow the site to run in an efficient manner
  • Ensure the site is kept clean, tidy and in a suitable, presentable condition to visitors and contractors
  • Keeping pedestrian routes clear of materials
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient way according to instruction and Health & Safety requirements
  • Ensure correct waste segregation
  • Carry out and record equipment checks
  • General Operative duties required when not operating Tele handler.

Qualifications required: 

  • Current CPCS qualification to operate a 17m all-terrain forklift
  • Good awareness of health and safety issues
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Physically fit
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work using own initiative as appropriate
  • Knowledge of building methods and materials

Additional requirements:

  • First Aid desirable
  • 360 slew desirable
  • Hardworking and reliable
  • A “can do” attitude as heavily promoted by the rest of the team
  • Understands the importance of team work
  • Flexibility and willingness to be involved in all aspects of the operation.