Road Safety Trainer

Posted 17 January 2024
Salary £40k - 55k per year
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Highway Inspection/Road Safety Trainer
Our client is looking for a Highway Inspection/Road Safety Trainer to join their team. The office is in Coventry, and you will be required to come into the office from time to time, we also offer a hybrid working policy. Training courses delivered throughout the UK.  The role will require the successful applicant to travel regularly throughout the UK being away 3-4 nights from home on a regular basis dependent on location of applicant and training course.
The company offers a friendly, welcoming work environment, priding themselves on teamwork and collaboration to deliver expert services, which has led to their success.
While they conduct a wide range of courses throughout the U.K., it is desirable that the candidate has the relevant knowledge and experience to carry out a variety of courses including the below.
·Highway safety inspector training
·General road safety related courses
·Temporary traffic management (LANTRA Awards - NHSS 12D M7)
Training will be provided to the right candidate with a long term aim for you deliver a wider variety of traffic management and highway related courses.
Specific Duties:
·The delivery of training courses throughout the UK, Ireland and occasionally overseas. Due to the diverse training locations, significant amounts of travel and time staying away from home are part of this role.
·Delivery of our training courses via zoom/teams.
·Development, updating and recording of training courses for our online training platform.
·Assisting with the development of new and existing training courses.
·Preparation of material for training course.
·Development of vocational qualifications, competency certification with respect to TMS training course.
·Maintaining and developing wide and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of transportation, traffic management, road safety and highway engineering issues.
·It is desirable that you have an ability to undertake Road Safety Audits in accordance with GG119, to assist the audit team. However, training will be provided in order for you to become a part of the audit team in the long term.
Requirements of the role:
·Experience in one or more of the following; highway inspection and maintenance, road safety engineering, or traffic policing.
·Full UK driver's license.
·Outstanding communication skills.
·Excellent facilitation, presentation, and delivery skills.
·Good interpersonal skills, with a friendly and outgoing personality.
·Good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook,  etc.
·Knowledge of current Road Safety issues, Highway Design Standards and Traffic Engineering
and Traffic Management.
·Experience in creation and delivering training courses.
·Carry out Road Safety Audits in accordance with GG 119 (preferably Team Leader status, otherwise Team Member).
·Member of SoRSA, CIHT, IHE or other industry professional body.
·Good knowledge of how to utilise online video conferencing tools such as Microsoft Teams and Zoom for online training.
·Competitive salary
·Flexible working hours and ability to earn time off in lieu
·25 days of annual leave. Plus, bank holidays and office closure during Christmas (not taken out of annual leave entitlement)
·Option to buy or sell annual leave (up to 5 days per year)
·Competitive pension scheme
·Westfield healthcare plan
·Death in service benefit of 3x salary
·Dedicated CPD plan

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Eve Armstrong at Carrington West on 023 9387 6062 for more information.
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