Bridge Maintenance Supervisor – South Queensferry

  • Location: South Queensferry
  • Category: Operations
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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 Maintenance Supervisor will Carry out supervision of a multi-trade team, to deliver cyclic maintenance programme and any associated tasks relating to maintenance team.  It would be beneficial for the successful candidate to have an Industrial Painting or Welding bias.

Role includes:

  • Lead multi-trade team on maintenance activities on major bridges.
  • Supervise Technicians.
  • Administration of records – timesheets, scheme files etc.
  • Manage team Health & Safety.
  • Work to cyclic maintenance programme.
  • Produce job/project estimates.
  • Carry out inspections of completed works.
  • Produce and review Health & Safety documentation.
  • Lead Rescue Team.
  • Flexibility to lead nightshift works as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • HNC in engineering discipline.
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines.
  • Must be competent in Word/Excel.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Work at Height.
  • Confined Space.
  • A fully approved UK driving licence.


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
  • Flexible/Hybrid working
  • 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.

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