Traffic Technical Officer
Traffic technical officers guide traffic management processes and road safety improvements.
- Guiding traffic and management processes and road safety improvements.
- Monitoring compliance to the relevant legislation/directives
- Working as part of an integrated team
- Working on location to assess risks and potential problems
- Surveying locations and recording findings
- Inspecting work completed to check for errors
- Working out of hours when necessary
- Overseeing the work of other traffic operatives
- Organising logistics
- Typically, Traffic Technical Officers work around 40 hours a week, usually between 9am and 6pm
- Some travel and overnight stays might be required depending on the project.
- Newly trained Traffic Technical Officers can earn in the region of £20,000–£25,000.
- Trained with experience Traffic Technical Officers can earn in the region of £25,000–£30,000.
Qualifications & TrainingThere are no formal qualifications required for becoming a traffic technical officer; however, you may want to complete GCSEs in Maths and English or their equivalents, such as the Welsh Baccalaureate or Scottish Nationals. For a more senior traffic technical officer role, training or experience in traffic management, health and safety or logistics might be useful.