Bridge Maintenance Operative

  • Location: South Queensferry
  • Category: Bridges
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join BEAR Scotland’s Maintenance team, looking after some of Scotland’s most iconic structures including the Queensferry Crossing.

Based in our Queensferry depot and reporting into the Maintenance Manager, the Bridge Maintenance Operative will assist trade teams with daily tasks such as access installation, bridge repair and maintenance tasks. Driving duties will include drop off and collection of materials to suppliers as required.


Role includes:

  • Carrying out bridge cyclic routines
  • Assisting trades as required
  • Driving duties


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Current experience/qualification in a relevant discipline, typically SVQ 3 as a minimum
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines
  • Must be able to work as part of composite team as required
  • Ability to work at height
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • A full approved UK driving licence


Desirable skills:

  • Experience of power tools – grinders, drills etc.
  • Telehandler
  • HIAB
  • Abrasive Wheels



BEAR Scotland currently manages, maintains and improves thousands of kilometres of Scottish trunk road including bridges and structures through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country. That means delivering £millions investment on road maintenance and improvement every year.

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. In return, we offer:

  • A tailored, competitive salary
  • Pension and life assurance
  • Up to 34 days annual leave per year
  • Additional annual leave purchase through Salary Sacrifice
  • 2 paid days per year to help to support your charity of choice
  • BEAR Rewards – shopping discounts and cashback
  • Employee Assistance Programme available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Development and progression plan


Grow your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, flourish, and succeed.

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


Please apply by completing the application form below or sending your CV to:

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