Promoting careers in the highways maintenance and management sector

There are many career opportunities available within the Highways Maintenance Industry, with companies who can offer long-term employment prospects and exciting career opportunities.
The industry is not just about hard hats and hi-visibility jackets, but also includes a variety of highly skilled and often unrecognised roles.  Career opportunities in this diverse and exciting sector lie in roles as varied as Depot and Site Managers to Buyers, Estimators, Bid Teams, Finance and Legal advisors.  Health, Safety and Environmental Advisors, Transport Planners, Administrators and support staff are also included in the range of jobs included in the industry.

Short video to see just some of the jobs people do in highways maintenance. Aimed at pupils who are deciding what type of job they want to work towards, the video looks at just one of the most visible aspect of highways maintenance and explains just how many different people are required to deal with a pothole in the road.


Download some of the case studies below from our resource library: (use filters People & Skills, Best Practice & Guidance)
Arboriculture Apprentice           Graduate Training Engineer
Assistant Engineer                      Human Resources Business Partner
Commercial Assistant                 Inspection Team Leader
Contracts Agent                          IT Project Manager
Contracts Manager                      Operative
Engineer                                      Safety Inspector
Environmental Engineer             Sustainability Advisor

Career Opportunities

The HTMA Members Companies place a high value on their people and as such offer some exciting and dynamic career opportunities.  There are a number of schemes for individuals to become involved in including: Apprenticeships, Placements, Sponsorships, Graduate Programs, Vocational Qualifications and Continuing Career Development.
Apprenticeships                         Site Based Roles
Engineers                                   Key Support Roles
Graduates & Students

CAREER PROFILES are available from our resource library.  (use filters People & Skills, Best Practice & Guidance)