Highway Maintenance / Civil Engineering Operatives – Across Scotland

  • Location: Ardelve Bonnyrigg Brora Burghmuir near Linlithgow Chryston near Moodiesburn Corpach Dunbeath Eyemouth Inveraray Inverness Killin Kingussie Lochgelly Oban Perth South Queensferry St Boswells Stepps
  • Category: Roadworker
  • Salary: Competitive
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join BEAR Scotland operations teams across Scotland, delivering essential highway maintenance works.

As an Operations team member, reporting into the Operations Manager, you should be an experienced roadworker/civil engineering operative with the necessary skills to conduct various road maintenance operations, training will be provided if necessary.

Ideally you should have, as a minimum, an LGV Class 2 Licence (HGV2), and be prepared to participate in our winter and emergency response service on a standby rota basis.

This is a full time role.

We are Looking for:

  • Civil engineering Operatives – Drainage, Excavation, Kerb laying, Concreting etc.
  • Road and footway patching/surfacing operatives
  • Traffic Management Installers
  • Safety Barrier Installers
  • Emergency Responders
  • Winter maintenance Service drivers
  • Operators of power tools, small plant, and machinery.
  • Drivers of vehicles including those with simple attachments such as tractors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • There may be the need  undertake training to achieve certification in aspects of the job.
  • Physically fit for working in sometimes arduous conditions.
  • Experience of using small plant.
  • Holding tickets for plant, traffic management, and Health and Safety an advantage.
  • Full UK driving license preferably at LGV Class C level.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Flexible to working practices.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Good people skills.
  • Effective communication skills.


BEAR Scotland currently manages, maintains, and improves 1962km of Scottish trunk road including over 2000 bridges and structures through some of the most scenic, but challenging, parts of the country. That means delivering £million investments 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 your 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.

BEAR Scotland is proud to support the UK Armed Forces community including Veterans, Reservists, spouses of serving personnel and Reservists and welcome applications for any role.

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