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  • Location: Bonnyrigg Burghmuir near Linlithgow South Queensferry
  • Category: Engineering
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Various civils and structural opportunities to work on trunk roads and bridges in South East Scotland.


Are you looking for a chance to gain a wide range of experience in a fast-paced environment?


This is your chance to work on some of Scotland’s busiest trunk roads such as the M8, M80 and A1 as well as over 850 structures including the Queensferry Crossing, The Forth Road Bridge and Kincardine Bridge.  You could play a part in developing, designing and delivering our annual £60-£70m maintenance programme that will ensure the strategic trunk road infrastructure operates as effectively as possible for years to come.

The available roles cut across a number of different disciplines covering asset management, roads strengthening and maintenance, bridge upgrades and maintenance, road safety, active travel and minor improvements.  There are also roles within teams delivering drainage improvements, landscape maintenance and road lighting.


While experience is required for a number of the positions, we are also happy to discuss options for school leavers and technically minded people looking for a change of career.


BEAR Scotland offers competitive salaries and holidays, flexible working and a graduate training scheme accredited by the Institution of Civil Engineers.



  • Senior Bridge Engineers / Bridge Engineers – Experience at all levels
  • Bridges Graduates – All graduates (M.Eng desirable)
  • Bridge Inspectors – Experience preferable
  • Bridge Maintenance Supervisor – Experience preferable


  • Road Safety Engineers / Snr Engineers – Experience required
  • Senior Roads Engineers / Engineers – Experience at all levels
  • Graduate Engineers – All graduates
  • Technicians – Experience at all levels
  • Operations Engineer or Technician – Experience of managing operations preferred
  • Asset Inspectors – School leaver or entry level experience
  • Landscape Graduate or Inspector – Experience of interest in landscaping
  • Site Scheme Supervisor – Experience preferred supervising surfacing works
  • Graduate Apprentice – School leavers who want to balance work and study
  • Trainee Technicians – Gain entry level qualifications while working


Responsibilities and activities depend as well as skills and experience are role dependent.



If you would like to come and join us, or even request an initial chat, please send us an e-mail and/or cv to recruitment@bearscotland.co.uk with any relevant supporting information.  Please quote reference “SE Careers”.


About BEAR

BEAR is an alliance formed by three leading companies – Vinci, Jacobs and Breedon.  We manage two of Scotland’s four Trunk Road Maintenance Contracts (South-East & North West) for Transport Scotland. We are also the primary contractor on two major DBFO contracts (M80 Stepps – Haggs and A92 Dundee – Arbroath).


As a company we pride ourselves on delivering a first-rate service to our clients based on the commitment of all our employees, our flexible approach and breadth of experience.  This has helped us become the recognised sector-leader in Scotland driving ongoing improvements to the areas that we manage.

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