JOB VACANCIES! – Trainee TM Operatives in Kent, Essex, & Suffolk

We have an excellent opportunity for people looking to build a career in the Traffic Management Industry in the South East of the country (Kent, Essex, Suffolk).
We are looking to recruit a total of x16 trainees for 2 of our clients in the South East.
Those successful candidates that prove themselves to be reliable and committed over an initial 12 week probation period shall have the opportunity to move onto the Temporary Traffic Management Apprenticeship Scheme and receive the full package of over £5k worth of training, as well as gaining further invaluable experience working with some of the best companies in the industry.


In addition to the recognised training package successful applicants shall also receive additional off the job training to further develop their background knowledge of industry guidelines, applicable legislation, site design processes, and much more.

Job Title:                            Trainee Traffic Management Operative

Rate of Pay 18-20yrs:        £6.50 p/hr

Rate of Pay over 21yrs:     £7.75 p/hr

Rate of Pay over 25yrs:     £8.75 p/hr

Hours of Work:                   Varies from week to week with flexible start/finish times + overtime

Job Type:                            Initial temporary contract                                                   

Location:                            Kent, Essex, Suffolk (H.E Areas 4, 6, & 8)

Positions available:           16


The Role:

Duties will include attending scheduled training courses and controlled assessments throughout the period of learning.

Installing, maintaining and removing Temporary Traffic Management equipment on both high and low speed roads whilst ensuring compliance with company policies and the National Highways Sector Scheme.


During the period of learning, the successful applicants will have achieved the following qualifications:

  • Temporary Traffic Management Basic Course
  • Lantra accredited 12D T1/T2
  • Lantra accredited 12D M1
  • Lantra accredited 12D M2 full card
  • Lantra accredited 12D T3
  • Lantra accredited 12D M3 full card
  • Lantra accredited 12D T4
  • Lantra accredited 12D M4 full card
  • Lantra accredited 12D T5
  • Lantra accredited 12D M5 full card
  • Emergency 1st Aid
  • CSCS Card
  • Manual Handling
  • Fire Safety


  • Successful candidates will hold a full UK drivers licence.
  • GSCE English and Maths or functional skills


  • Flexible
  • Proactive
  • Punctual
  • Good communicator and team worker
  • Highly motivated
  • Good housekeeping within the depot and on site
  • Compliant with policies and procedures
  • Able to work days, nights, weekends, and overtime as required
  • Good verbal and written English skills
  • Pass a stringent Drug & Alcohol test


  • Up to 14 nationally recognised vocational qualifications 
  • Strong possibility of a permanent contract offer upon completion of the fixed term contract, subject to satisfactory performance and attendance
  • No obligation to accept any offer made
  • Work experience at one of the industry’s leading Temporary Traffic Management providers
  • Great career prospects
  • Supported, mentored career development
  • Regular overtime opportunities
  • 28 days paid annual leave (Pro-Rata)
  • All PPE provided

If you are interested in being part of this exciting opportunity then please register your interest via email to:

OR via post to:

Mr Steven Archer

Highway Safety Solutions Limited

Old Arden Brickworks

Coventry Road


B92 0DY

Please enclose a copy of your CV along with any references you have.

Application deadline:    Friday 27th October 2017 – 5pm