• Location: South Queensferry
  • Category: Industrial
  • Salary: competitive
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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 Fab/Welder will carry out cyclic maintenance, repairs, fabrication and welding duties as part of a comprehensive maintenance team.

As the role is of a craft nature and as such the post holder should be time served or appropriately qualified tradesperson from the discipline.


Role includes:

  • Carry out cyclic maintenance tasks within own team.
  • Carry out bridge structural repairs.
  • Fabrication of new steelwork as required.
  • Mechanical plant service and repair.
  • Rescue Team participation.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety legislation.
  • Operation of bridge access systems (gantries).
  • Assist other trades as required.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Current experience/qualification in a relevant discipline, typically SVQ 3 as a minimum.
  • Desirable if weld coding’s are held for: MMA/FW/PF, MMA/FW/PB, MMA/FW/PD, MAG/FW/PB, MAG/FW/PB or ability to pass weld tests.
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines.
  • Must be able to work as part of composite team as required.
  • Must be able to work at height.
  • Must be able to work in confined Spaces.
  • A full 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
  • 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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