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Traffic safety and control officers make important decisions on how best to design the layout and management of traffic, both for temporary setups and when designing for permanent traffic systems.
Average salaries are in the region of £25,000.00 to £32,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location / employer
Traffic Safety and Control Officers make important decisions on how best to design the layout and management of traffic, both for temporary setups and when designing for permanent traffic systems.
The role of a Traffic Safety and Control Officer is to consider the safety requirements of both workers and road users, and then select a scheme that will result in more economical travel, and then reduced noise and air pollution.
It would be your responsibility to decide the layout and installation of temporary road markings, CCTV systems, temporary barriers, speed cameras and diversion routes. In this role there can sometimes be a wide range of challenges to overcome. This can vary from weather conditions to alleviating potential congestion during peak travel times. You'll often have responsibility for other team members and will be involved in team logistics.
In the role of Traffic Safety and Control Officer, you would be:
Salaries typically depend on location, employer and any overtime that you may do. Self-employed access floorers set their own pay rates.
There are no formal qualifications required for becoming a traffic safety and control 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 role, training in first aid, traffic management or health and safety can be an advantage.
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