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Transport Planner

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: England
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction , Consulting Engineering
  • Job reference: BBBH383526

Job description

This position can be based from Birmingham, Sheffield, Stafford, Liverpool, Gloucester or Belfast.

What is the purpose of this role?

To support the Senior and/or Principal Transport Planners with technical input into a variety of Transport Planning projects and help ensure the delivery of all specified project outcomes on time, within budget and to the quality required.

What will this role involve?

  • Undertake any work of a technical nature that falls within ability and competence
  • Be confident to work under minimum supervision and competent to check the work of others and supervise less experienced or junior staff, as required
  • Carry out site visits and surveys, as required
  • Prepare feasibility studies, appraisal / assessment reports and other written documents
  • Support the preparation of bids and expressions of interest, when required
  • Help develop and maintain good working relationships with clients, councillors and other relevant stakeholders
  • Keep up to date with industry best practice and where appropriate apply best practice within the team environment
  • Ensure compliance with relevant health and safety legislation in working practices

What are we looking for?

  • Relevant first degree and/or post graduate degree; for example Transport, Planning, geography or economics
  • Demonstrable relevant post-qualification experience (4 years +), preferably within a Transport Planning consultancy
  • Working towards a relevant professional qualification, such as the Transport Planning Professional Qualification
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institute; for example ICE, CILT or CIHT
  • Computer literate and conversant with MS Office suite
  • Experience with junction assessment software packages such as ARCADY, PICADY, LINSIG, TRANSYT
  • Experience in using one or more of the network Transport Planning software packages such as SATURN, EMME, CUBE, VISUM, VISSIM, PARAMICS, LEGION and TUBA
  • Familiar with AutoCAD and/or GIS would be desirable
  • Working knowledge of the Transport Planning field, including (but not limited) to:
    • Transport Planning and development
    • Transport modelling and forecasting of highway and public transport demand and supply
    • Travel behaviour and "Smarter Choices"
    • Transport investment appraisal
  • Awareness of junction design (priority, roundabout, signals)
  • Awareness of options for mitigation measures, access strategy work, S106 agreements and S278 agreements
  • Dedicated approach to working within and meeting strict deadlines
  • An awareness of transport-related environmental issues
  • Willingness to continue to learn and develop skills

Flexible work environment and attractive packages on offer.

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