Industrial Painter – South Queensferry

  • Location: South Queensferry
  • Category: Trades
  • Salary: competitive
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join BEAR Scotlands SE bridges team as an Industrial Painter.

The South East Unit includes 870 bridges and structures including the iconic Queensferry Crossing and Forth Road Bridge, as well as other major bridges such as the Kincardine Bridge and Clackmannanshire Bridge.  Trunk roads in the South East serve as a vital link for Scotland’s economy, ensuring thousands of daily journeys and deliveries are carried out safely.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Industrial Painter to join the Major Bridges Maintenance Team. The post holder will carry out blasting and painting tasks to specified sector scheme standards, cyclic maintenance as required as part of department routine schedule. Work as part of the access installation/removal team for bespoke access systems. The role is of a craft nature and as such the post holder should be time served or appropriately qualified tradesperson from the discipline.

This is a full-time role.

Responsibilities include:

  • Carry out blasting and painting tasks.
  • Assist maintenance team in bespoke access installation/removal.
  • Carry out cyclic maintenance tasks within own team.
  • Rescue Team participation.
  • Adhere to Health & Safety legislation.
  • Operation of bridge access systems (gantries).
  • Assist other trades as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • In date ICATS card – Applicator module.
  • In date ICATS card – Blasting/spraying modules.
  • Must be able to work to strict deadlines.
  • Must be able to work as part of composite team as required,
  • Work at height.
  • Confined Space
  • A full approved UK driving licence.


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 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 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.


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