What does the job involve?
- Supervise all people on roadwork sites including Traffic Controllers
- Communicate with the public and all people working on the site.
- Manage all aspects of the site to achieve safety of the people on site, traffic and compliance with necessary standards.
- Responsible for the overall success and safety of the roadwork site
- Gain a Level 1 Basic Traffic Controller (TC) first on a 1 day course and then a Level 1 Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS) on a 2 day course
- Learn relevant components of a roadwork site such as Checking Traffic Management Plans, Worksite safety audits and setting up, checking and removing road works safety measure.
- Any person who carries out work on or within boundaries of the road should complete training.
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Eriata Peri - Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS)
How did you become a Site Traffic Management Supervisor(STMS)?
Four years ago I approached a traffic management company with no experience but the attributes to get the job. I started as a basic Traffic Controller or labourer and then progressed to a STMS.
What advice would you give to those looking to enter the industry?
You can start with no experience or qualifications. You are accountable to the team, you have a lot of weight on your shoulders. If you like working outdoors in the elements and understand your roles and responsibilities you will do well.
Where can you progress too?
You start out with an entry level role as a Traffic Controller (TC), if you work hard in three years you can upskill while you continue to work fulltime and become a STMS. you become more senior with experience. There is flexibility to either work days or nights and after 3 years you are usually considered senior. From a STMS you can move into Project Management with the relevant training, where you can oversee entire projects.
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