Highway Maintenance Operative - Queensferry


BEAR Scotland is a leading provider of highways maintenance services across Scotland.  We manage and maintain over 2,000km of Scotland’s trunk road network, tackling just about every imaginable task and working round the clock to help keep Scotland moving. 


We are delighted to be opening new maintenance depots in Queensferry, Linlithgow, Bonnyrigg, St. Boswells and Chryston as we expand our network to include trunk roads across the South East of Scotland from August. 


We take pride in offering a dedicated, flexible approach which supports our clients, underpinned by the recruitment, development, and retention of a locally based workforce.  


We are looking for Highway Maintenance Operatives across all levels of experience to join our team and help us continue to deliver the high standard of service and road maintenance we offer for our clients. 


At BEAR Scotland, our highly skilled team is our greatest asset, and we want you to grow your career in a way that suits you, whether that is making the best of your skills in a role you enjoy or developing new skills as you progress with our company. 


Purpose of the role and your responsibilities;
Work safely and promote a safe environment for all operations
Ensure all operations are carried out to the highest standard
Produce accurate records of all projects carried out
Operating small plant and equipment used in highway maintenance

Being part of our first-rate winter service operations


Formal qualifications preferred
HGV C + E is preferable

Traffic Management 12 A, B or D



Skills required;
Good numeracy and literacy skills
A courteous approach to colleagues and members of the public
Willingness to work in a physically demanding role in all weathers and unsociable hours


Experience required;
Previous experience of highways maintenance would be an advantage

Good knowledge of health & safety procedures
Good knowledge of highways maintenance industry


Personal qualities;
Be able to work as part of a team.
Have good communication skills, able to communicate well with all stakeholders.



If you are interested in joining our team please apply now!



Start date:
17 Aug 2020
Closing date:
07 Aug 2020

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