Careers with BEAR Scotland

 

We’re hiring!

 

At BEAR Scotland we believe that the people who work with us are our greatest asset and, in order for us to succeed, we make sure we retain and attract a talented, innovative and dedicated team. We’re hiring now!

With approximately 900 staff across 17 offices and depots across Scotland, our teams work round the clock to keep trunk roads safe.

We strive for excellence in all we do. We offer the opportunity to be part of one of the leading companies in the industry and work in some of the most beautiful areas of Scotland.

From engineers to accountants, environmental advisors to surveyors, road operatives to network officers, we offer numerous in-house and external training opportunities for our teams as well as encouraging our staff to continuously strive for professional development within their career with us.

If you share our commitment to doing what’s best for clients, enjoy working in a supportive team and hold yourself to the highest ethical standards, you’ll fit right in.

Investing in people

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We wish to ensure equality of opportunity in employment and the fair treatment of all our employees.

We offer a range of benefits and development opportunities for employees reflecting our commitment to be a responsible company; developed by clear communication of our values, policies, the breadth of opportunities within the business and remuneration packages that reflect the way in which we value our people.

To do what we do well, particular care is taken in nurturing and investing in our people. From operations teams on the network through to engineers, quantity surveyors and designers, we strive to embed talent into all levels of our organisation.

 

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Employee benefits

We offer a range of benefits and development opportunities for our employees reflecting our commitment to be a responsible Company; developed by clear communication of our values, policies, the breadth of opportunities within the business and remuneration packages that reflect the way in which we value our people.

In return for joining us you’ll not only get a competitive salary, but a complete benefits package including a rewards programme to support everyone at every stage of their working life.

  • CSR Days
    The communities in which we work are of the utmost importance to us, and that’s why we offer staff the opportunity to take a day off to go and work for a cause that is important to them and get involved with the community.
  • Professional Memberships
    We want our teams to continually strive for professional development, that’s why we cover one membership fee each year per employee of any relevant professional association to help them continually learn and grow.
  • Employee Assistance Programme
    We have an extensive employee assistance programme available to all staff and their families to offer free health and wellbeing advice, 24/7.
  • Discount and Rewards Programme
    We have teamed up with Hapi Benefits to offer BEAR Scotland staff members discounts on high street stores, attractions and more.
  • Health and Dental Care
    Our staff are entitled to discounts on health care services and can save on the cost of glasses through SpecSavers.
  • Team Building Days
    Working together as one team makes us a more efficient and forward thinking company, and that’s why we programme an active calendar of team building days to help us take time out and have fun.
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
    BEAR Scotland participates in the Cycle2Work scheme to encourage more people to get on their bikes to work, with savings of up to 40% on cycling equipment.
  • Pension Scheme
    We offer a Group Personal Pension Plan for our staff with BEAR matching a contribution of up to 6%.
  • Purchase Additional Annual Leave
    We offer a Purchase Additional Annual Leave scheme where staff can purchase up to five days off a year.

Highlighted opportunities

Major Bridges Manager Queensferry Crossing

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to manage one of Scotland’s most iconic structures: the Queensferry Crossing. Opened in September 2017, it is the longest three-tower cable-stayed bridge in the world. The Major Bridges Manager (Queensferry Crossing) has overall responsibility for the management of the Queensferry Crossing and Kincardine Bridge. This

South Queensferry

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Engagement Manager

We are seeking an Engagement Manager to lead the new engagement team to work on the North West Scotland Trunk Road unit. The engagement team will be responsible for delivering all aspects of engagement with customers (i.e. all trunk road users and neighbours), stakeholders and communities including media and digital

Perth

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Graduate Engineers

BEAR Scotland is a leading provider of highways maintenance services across Scotland. We manage and maintain over 2,500km of Scotland’s trunk road network, tackling just about every imaginable task and working round the clock to help keep Scotland moving. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports

Edinburgh (Broomhills) Inverness Perth

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Latest vacancies

Major Bridges Manager Queensferry Crossing

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to manage one of Scotland’s most iconic structures: the Queensferry Crossing. Opened in September 2017, it is the longest three-tower cable-stayed bridge in the world. The Major Bridges Manager (Queensferry Crossing) has overall responsibility for the management of the Queensferry Crossing and Kincardine Bridge. This

South Queensferry

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Supervisor - Eyemouth

BEAR Scotland is a leading provider of highways maintenance services across Scotland. We manage and maintain over 2,500km of Scotland’s trunk road network, tackling just about every imaginable task and working round the clock to help keep Scotland moving. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports

Eyemouth

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Temporary Landscape Operatives

BEAR Scotland manage, maintain and improve a large part of Scotland’s Trunk Road Network, including over 2,500km of carriageway and around 3,000 structures through some of the most scenic parts of our country. We are in a position to add to our Landscaping Team over the spring/summer period, these roles

Perth

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TRISS Operative - Queensferry, Linlithgow and Bonnyrigg.

‘BEAR Scotland is a leading provider of highways maintenance services across Scotland. We manage and maintain over 2,500km of Scotland’s trunk road network, tackling just about every imaginable task and working round the clock to help keep Scotland moving. We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports

Bonnyrigg South Queensferry

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