HBS - Traffic Management Operative

Construction / Property

Traffic Management Operative

Salary: Up to £13.50  per hour, depending on location, skills and experience with company benefits and overtime opportunity

As a Traffic Management Operative, you can expect the benefits from HBS that come with being an employer of choice:


  • Highly competitive salary with overtime opportunity
  • 29 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Nights and Saturdays paid at  1 and 1/4, Sundays paid at 1 and 1/2 
  • Job Security and Guaranteed Hours
  • PPE provided free 
  • Free Traffic Management Training*
  • Fill Your Boots Rewards – saving an average of £400 per year
  • Career Development
  • On-site free parking

General hours of work are 37.5 hours per week guaranteed, Hours and shifts include days, evenings, nights and weekends with the option of overtime as required. You will also be required to be on the on-call rota.



Operating across UK and Ireland, HBS provide complete service to all of our clients. We have a broad product range that allows our specialist teams to provide a solution to any situation. Solutions can be implemented quickly using – stock from our depots and our own in-house operatives and plant.

More and more projects are being procured on a Design and Build basis and HBS have the skills and experience to service the requirements of these types of contracts. Our in-house design team offers the facility of early contractor involvement to assist with the design of safety barrier systems and traffic management and carry out Value Engineering in conjunction with your designers to ensure that a compliant, cost effective solution is provided.


About the role of Traffic Management Operative

There has never been a better time to join HBS as a Traffic Management Operative! We have had our most successful year ever! We are growing significantly – which is why we need YOU!

HBS will provide you with all the training and qualifications you need to become a fully certified Traffic Management Operative. We also assign each Traffic Management Trainee Operative with a fully qualified ‘buddy’ who will mentor and teach you throughout your training.



The Traffic Management Operative sits at the heart of everything we and you will be responsible for:

  • Installing, maintaining and removing temporary traffic management such as deploying cones, signs, frames, sandbags and other equipment on low-speed roads.
  • Undertaking traffic counts, calls to clients and subcontractors, timings and near misses
  • Maintenance of temporary traffic lights
  • Helping and guiding new trainees


What good looks like for a Traffic Management Operative:

  • Qualified up to 12D or 12ab with M6 is highly desirable
  • T1 / T2 qualified
  • Knowledge of Chapter 8
  • Physically fit and able to pass a safety critical worker medical to be offered role. 
  • You will possess a full driving licence, with no more than 6 points.
  • Able to pass a drug and alcohol test to offered role.
  • Positive “can-do” attitude
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Meticulous attention to detail

So, if you want to join a winning team and be part of an innovative organisation which is focussed on company growth and employee progression, click on the apply button today.


*Traffic Management Training is subject to a deposit which is paid back following length of service

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